curriculum vitae

June 2020

Tom Bschor, M.D., Prof. Dr. med.

Education/Training

Institution and Location Degree Year(s) Field of Study
Freie Universität Berlin, School of Medicine, Berlin, Germany M.D. 1986-1993 Medicine
Freie Universität Berlin, School of Medicine, Berlin, Germany Dr. med. (doctoral thesis) 1994 Medicine
Benjamin Franklin Medical Center, Freie Universität Berlin,
Dpts. of Psychiatry & Neurology,
Germany
Residency 1995-1998 Psychiatry & Neurology
Benjamin Franklin Medical Center, Freie Universität Berlin,
Dpt. of Psychiatry, Germany
Residency 1997-2000 Psychotherapy
Dpt. of Psychiatry, University Hospital Dresden, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany Habilitation (Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. habil.) 2003 Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
(Lithiumaugmentation: Klinische und neuroendokrinologische Untersuchungen)
Dpt. of Psychiatry, University Hospital Dresden, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany Associate Professor 2013 Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Professional Experience

2013-present Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Dresden,
Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
2010-2020 Head (Chefarzt), Department of Psychiatry, Schlosspark-Clinic Berlin, Germany
2004-2009 Head (Chefarzt), Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Jewish Hospital of Berlin, Germany
2002-2004 Supervising Psychiatrist (Oberarzt), Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Dresden, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
2001 Temporary Head, Berlin Lithium Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
1998-2001 Supervising Psychiatrist (Oberarzt), Department of Psychiatry, Benjamin Franklin Medical Center, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
1998-2001 Supervising Psychiatrist (Oberarzt), Berlin Lithium Clinic, Department of Psychiatry,
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
1995-1998 Resident Physician, Departments of Psychiatry & Neurology, Benjamin Franklin Medical Center, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
1993-1995 Resident Physician, Department of Psychiatry, Krankenhaus Moabit, Berlin, Germany

Clinical Areas of Expertise

therapy resistant depression, bipolar disorder, long-term prophylactic treatment of affective disorders, alcoholism and other dependencies

Research Areas of Expertise

pharmacotherapy of depression, antidepressants, lithium prophylaxis, lithium augmentation, neuroendocrinology of affective disorders

Memberships (selection)

President (2013-2017) Berlin Society for Psychiatry and Neurology (Berliner Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Neurologie, BGPN), since 2017 Vice President

Secretary, International Group for the Study of Lithium Treated Patients (IGSLI)

Drug Commission of the German Medical Association (AkdÄ), Speaker of the Working-group Psychiatry

Member of the Scientific Board of Trustees of the German Centre for Addiction Issues (Deutsche Hauptstelle für Suchtfragen, DHS)

German Society for Bipolar Disorders (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Bipolare Störungen, DGBS)

Saxonian Scientific Society for Psychiatry and Neurology (Sächsische Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Nervenheilkunde)

German Society for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Neurology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Nervenheilkunde, DGPPN)