Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Edward Kantor, MD
He represents psychiatry on the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Committee and Co-chairs the GME Diversity Strategic Planning Committee. He has spearheaded diversity planning and recruitment efforts for residency training programs in psychiatry and across the other specialties. Dr. Kantor participates in the National Minority Mentor Network advising medical students through the APA Office of Minority Affairs and serves as Disaster Psychiatry Chair for the South Carolina Psychiatric Association (SCPA). Additionally, he is a consultant to the APA national Committee on the Mental Health Dimensions of Disaster, a member of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) Committee on Disasters and the World, and a co-author of the texts, Disaster Psychiatry, Readiness, Evaluation and Treatment (2012) and Hidden Impact, What to know before the next disaster. (2010). Dr. Kantor was recently appointed to the university-wide Emergency Operations Planning behavioral work group here at MUSC.
Clinically, Dr. Kantor works in acute-care, emergency and consult-liaison psychiatry and is a consulting psychiatrist at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center here at MUSC. Dr. Kantor supervises resident psychiatrists across the clinical spectrum of care and advises medical students interested in psychiatry as a profession. He also serves as an external consultant in psychiatry graduate medical education.
|Clinical and/or Research Expertise|
Crisis, Emergency, Disaster, Community Psychiatry, Medical Education, Training, Consult-liaison Psychiatry