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Susan Stagno, M.D.

Susan Stagno,  M.D.

Susan Stagno, MD is Professor of Psychiatry and Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and served for over 8 years as residency training director for the psychiatry residency program at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. She is currently the Director for Education for the Psychiatry Department, co-director of the Center for Ethics and Professionalism at University Hospitals, and faculty lead for the Humanities Pathway for CWRU SOM.

Dr. Stagno's clinical focus has been in the area of Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry) with special interest in the area of care of patients with epilepsy and other neurologic conditions. She completed a fellowship in Clinical Bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and has served as an ethics consultant at UH, and teaches ethics in the psychiatry residency program.

Dr. Stagno graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and completed her residency training in psychiatry at The Ohio State University. She served as chief resident during her residency at OSU. She joined the faculty of CWRU SOM in April 2007. She is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and is board certified in general psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. She was the recipient of the APA's Irma Bland Excellence in Teaching Residents Award in 2014. She has served on the Committee on Medical Education since 2013, and has also served on Faculty Council from 2008-2011.