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William Dubin, MD

Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Chief Medical Officer, Temple University Hospital - Episcopal Campus
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

William Dubin
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About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Aggression management
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Inpatient Psychiatry
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1977
  • MD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 1974
  • Undergraduate degree, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, 1970


  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology


  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society
  • Philadelphia Psychiatric Society
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Philadelphia County Medical Society
  • American College of Psychiatrists

Honors & Awards

  • The Paul J. Fink Leadership Award Presented by the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society, 2015
  • Presidential Award Presented by the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society, 2007
  • Marie J. Mignogna, MD Faculty Award "For Excellence in Teaching," 2003
  • Daniel Blain Award, 2000

PubMed Publications

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Additional Publications


Lion JR, Dubin WR, Futrell G (eds).  Creating a Secure Workplace:  Effective Policies and Practices in Healthcare.  American Hospital Publishing, Inc., Chicago, 1996.

Dubin WR, Weiss KJ.  Handbook of Psychiatric Emergencies.  Springhouse Corporation, Springhouse, PA, 1991.

Book Chapters

Dubin, WR, Ning A: “Violence Toward Mental Health Professionals” in Textbook of Violence Assessment and Management edited by Simon RI and Tardiff K, American Psychiatric Publishing Inc, Washington, DC, 2008, pp 461-481.

Slaby AE, Dubin WR, Baron DA.  Other Psychiatric Emergencies.  In:  Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 8th ed., Vol. 2.  Sadock BJ, Sadock VA (eds).  Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, pp. 2453-2471, 2005.

Dubin WR.  Clinician Safety.  In:  Medical Management of the Violent Patient:  Clinical Assessment and Therapy.  Tardiff K (ed).  Marcal Dekker, Inc., New York, 1999.

Dubin WR, Hatti S.  Developing a Continuum of Care:  The Treatment Paradigm for the 21st Century.  In:  Behavioral Health Services Delivery:  Models and Methods.  Boruch F (ed).  The American College of Physician Executives, Tampa, FL, 1998.

Dubin WR.  Management and Treatment of Violent Patients.  In:  Directions in Psychiatry.  Flach F (ed), Vol. 17.  The Hatherleigh Co., New York, 1997.

Dubin WR.  Can Providers and Payers Collaborate?  In:  Controversies in Managed Mental Health Care.  Lazarus A (ed).  American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC, 1996.

Dubin WR, Lion JR.  Violence Against the Medical Profession.  In:  Creating a Secure Workplace:  Effective Policies and Practices in Healthcare.  Lion JR, Dubin WR, Futrell G (eds).  American Hospital Publishing, Inc., Chicago, 1996.

Dubin WR.  Assaults with Weapons.  In:  Patient Violence and the Clinician.  Eichelman BS, Hartwig AC.  American Psychiatric Press, 1995.

Dubin WR.  Psychiatric Emergencies:  Recognition and Management.  In:  Clinical Psychiatry for Medical Students, 2nd ed.  Stoudemire A (ed).  J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1994.