Michael S. Adragna MD

Michael Adragna

Michael S. Adragna
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychiatry

Contact Information
1001 Main Street
4th Floor
Conventus
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-835-1246
Fax: 716-835-0396
adragna2@buffalo.edu


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Professional Summary:

My primary clinical experience and expertise is providing general outpatient treatment to children, adolescents, and young adults, particularly those with developmental disabilities. I am direct a program for the psychiatric treatment of medical students.

In the hospital setting, I am the Medical Director of the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service at Oishei Children‘s Hospital.

Current research and committee activities include work related to burnout in medical students and physicians. Additionally, I am a consultant for Dr. Greg Fabiano and colleagues' ADHD treatment studies.

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Brown University (2012)
  • Residency, General Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (2010)
  • MD, State University of New York at Buffalo (2006)
  • BS, Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2001)

Employment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2012-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • Award for Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2021)
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions to Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2020)
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions to Medical Student Education (2018)
  • Award for Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2018)
  • Award for Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2016)
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions to Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2013)

Research Expertise:

  • ADHD: I am a study consultant to Dr. Greg Fabiano for school-based treatment studies of ADHD.
  • Burnout: Co-wrote book chapter (in press) with Susan Orrange, PhD, regarding burnout in medical students and residents

Journal Articles:

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Orrange SM, Adragna MS, Jeanlus, A. (2021) What’s Causing the Problem? Drivers of Well-Being Contributing to Both Burnout and Flourishing. In: Caring for Caregivers to Be. Oxford University Press
  • Sengupta S, Adragna MS. (2019) In: Technological Strategies to Address Psychiatric Nonadherence. In: Fornari V., Dancyger I. (eds) Psychiatric Nonadherence: A Solutions-Based Approach (pp. 201-212). Springer, Cham.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Medical Association (2021–present)
  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2005–present)

Presentations:

  • "Managing Anxieties about the Return to School" Back-to-School but not Back-to-Normal, a Webinar hosted by the UBMD Physician's Group (2021)
  • "A First Line for the Front Line" Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, University at Buffalo Dept. of Pediatrics (2013)
  • "Adolescent on Social Networking Sites: Assessment and Management of Normative and Risk Behaviors" Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital Of Buffalo, University at Buffalo Dept. of Pediatrics (2012)
  • "Social Networking in Child Psychiatry: Implications for Practice" Academic Rounds, Children's Psychiatry Clinic, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Resident Profiles on Facebook: Content, Attitudes, and Experiences" Grand Rounds, Bradley Hospital, Brown University Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (2010)
  • "Resident Profiles on Facebook: Content, Attitudes, and Experiences" Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo Department of Psychiatry (2010)
  • "Choosing an Antipsychotic for Children and Adolescents: What is the Evidence?" 61st Annual Meeting of the Institute on Psychiatric Services (2009)

Service Activities:

  • I serve as an alternate on the FPMP Governing Board.; Alternate (2022)
  • I serve on the Faculty Burnout Prevention Committee under the leadership of Howard Faden, M.D. The committee aims to determine and mitigate drivers of faculty burnout.; Contributing member (2021)
  • I direct the newly established division, which has included the hiring therapist(s) to treat medical students.; Division Director (2021–2022)
  • Participant in panel and newspaper interview to discuss challenges related to anxiety around the return to school for children in 2021.; Panelist, interviewee (2021)
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Curriculum Committee (2021–2022)

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Contact Information

1001 Main Street
4th Floor
Conventus
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-835-1246
Fax: 716-835-0396
adragna2@buffalo.edu

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