Welcome to Jacqueline Hobbs, new Psychiatry Residency Program Director

Department news | December 29, 2022

We are excited to announce that Jacqueline Hobbs, MD, PhD, DFAPA, CMQ, has been selected as the new Program Director for the Psychiatry Residency Training Program after a comprehensive national search!

Dr. Hobbs comes to us with over 13 years of experience leading the Psychiatry Residency Training Program at the University of Florida College of Medicine which she grew by 25% during her tenure. At UFL, she also served as the Vice Chair for Education she held several other leadership roles. Dr. Hobbs’ clinical interests are in the area of women’s mental health, particularly peripartum care. She sees patients regularly in the outpatient setting both as a supervisor of resident patients and privately and she also provides inpatient on-call services. She is passionate about involving residents and faculty in mentoring, advocacy and patient safety and quality improvement and excels in team building, identifying people’s strengths and helping trainees find their professional niche.

Dr. Hobbs will join our outstanding team of individuals dedicated to training the next generation of psychiatrists that includes our Associate Program Directors Drs. Dubovsky, Iles-Shih, Murray, Pellegrino, Schreiber and Soeprono and our excellent educational staff led by Associate Director of Education Athena Wong. Dr. Hobbs will be joining the department on May 1, 2023.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Hobbs on her appointment and warmly welcoming her to our residency program and our department!