Lauren Schmidt

Lauren Schmidt, MD

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 265-4357
Business Email: laurenschmidt@ufl.edu

About Lauren Schmidt

Dr. Lauren Schmidt, received her Medical Doctorate from Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA. After graduating from Penn State College of Medicine, she completed her psychiatry residency at Yale University in New Haven, CT. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She devoted her final year of residency to working with undergraduate, graduate, and professional students at Yale University’s Student Mental Health and Counseling Center. Dr. Schmidt was recognized by the Yale Psychiatry’s Resident Association for her commitment to LGBTQ veterans with their Resident Diversity Award.

Dr. Schmidt is primarily invested in integrating therapy and medication management. She brings special expertise in perinatal mental health and quality care for members of the LGBTQ population. Of note, she recently worked at Emory’s Women’s Mental Health Clinic, where she was able to combine her interests in both perinatal and LGBTQ mental health by serving individuals often excluded from traditional Women’s Mental Health Clinics. Dr. Schmidt is also passionate about teaching and was awarded a Medical Student Teaching Award while at Emory University.

Dr. Schmidt works in the Adult Psychiatry Division and provides patient care services at the UF Health at Springhill clinic where she serves as an important academic teacher and mentor for medical students, interns, training residents and fellows.

Accomplishments

Medical Student Teaching Award
2020 · Emory School of Medicine
Resident Diversity Award
2018 · Yale University
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2015 · Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
Gold Humanism Honor Society
2014 · Pennsylvania State College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychiatry
Subspecialties
  • Adult Psychiatry
Areas of Interest
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Major depression
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Postpartum depression
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder

Education

Residency in Psychiatry
2015-2019 · Yale University
Medical Doctorate
2015 · Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
Bachelor of Science in Biology
2010 · Gettysburg College

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-4357
Emails: