Built by Psychiatrists, for Psychiatrists.
Psychiatrist Connect is an online medical community, exclusively for verified Psychiatrists, enabling specialized consultation, communication, and information exchange within a private and secure platform.
Membership is exclusive to Psychiatrists, ensuring interactions occur among specialists within a focused area of expertise, fueling vibrant clinical collaboration.
Dr. Wendy Hookman
Dr. Hookman is Board Certified in both Psychiatry and Obesity Medicine. She specializes in the treatment of Women’s Mood, Anxiety, and Weight. Areas of special interest include the Psychological and Metabolic determinants of Obesity, Psychopharmacology in Pregnancy, Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, Premenstrual DysphoricDisorder,and Infertility.
Prior to transitioning to full-time private practice, Dr. Hookman worked as Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Georgetown University Hospital. While at Georgetown, she served as Director of Georgetown University Hospital's Women's Mood Disorders Program and Clerkship Director for Psychiatry in the Medical School.
Dr. Michele Pato
Dr. Pato is nationally known for developing treatment models that incorporate understanding of genetics, behavior, and social stressors. Sheis a principle Investigator on groundbreaking research on the roles of genetics and environment on the functions of the brain, mind and mental illness. She is a clinical expert in anxiety disorders, especially OCD, in addition to schizophrenia and affective illnesses including depression and bipolar disorder. Dr. Pato is the author of hundreds of academic papers and books not only in genetics and clinical care but also in education. Dr. Pato prides herself on being an active teacher of residents and medical students as well as patients and colleagues.
Dr. Pato received her Sc.B. in Psychology at Brown University and her M.D. at the University of Cincinnati. She completed her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard University followed by a fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health.
Core features and functionality include a range of collaborative peer-based services that aid quality of care and contribute to improved patient outcomes:
The Stream is a customized compilation of activities unique to members and the items they are following, such as other members, groups and curbside consults. Members are able to interact, initiate discussion and contribute to current conversations surrounding items within the stream.
A place where Psychiatrists are encouraged to post their toughest cases or industry conundrums for feedback. Through this feature, members are able to learn and share their experiences and have their ideas validated and enhanced by trusted peers through an efficient and convenient means of communication.
Groups within Psychiatrist Connect provide a destination for focused information and topics of interest, such as a medication, professional organization or academic institution. Members can choose to join the groups that are relevant to them , serving as the premier destination for topics of interest.
Games allow members to test their knowledge and compete against peers. Game content is structured around Board Review questions that are relevant to established standards of care and recent medical advances. Games are added daily and can be played anytime – members have access to the correct answers, for an enjoyable, educational and competitive experience.
The latest news and information is brought to members from the reputable sources they are already viewing on a daily basis. The News section has specifically curated content that provides the most up-to-date information and current issues relevant to Psychiatrists.
An area for members to provide information about themselves to other members, including their CV, a photo, practice information and other personal, professional and academic interests and accolades.
Anywhere. Everywhere. Always.
Stay connected to Psychiatrists through the Psychiatrist Connect Mobile App. Available for iPhone, Android phones, iPad and Android Tablet.