John Racy, MD

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
Professor, Psychiatry

John Racy, MD is Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Dr. Racy attended medical school at the American University at Beirut and completed his residency at the University of Rochester. His professional interests are in medical student education, couples therapy, and family therapy. Dr. Racy has published in transcultural psychiatry, especially of the Middle East. He has been the Director of Medical Student Education for 33 years and has won numerous awards and honors for excellence in medical student education.

Degrees
  • MD: American University of Beirut, 1956
  • BA: American University of Beirut, 1952
Honors and Awards
  • Training Director's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Residency Education, University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry, 2010
  • 2008 Humanism in Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 2008
  • Howard E. Wulsin Excellence in Teaching Award, Arizona Psychiatric Society, 2007
  • Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, 2003
  • Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching in the Basic Sciences, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 2006
Residency
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Psychiatry, 1959
Fellowship
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Child and Liason Psychiatry, 1960
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1975