• EDUCATION
    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, College Scholars (1987)
    • Doctor of Medicine, Wake Forest University Medical School, Winston-Salem, NC (1991)
    • Residency PGY 1, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, Department of Psychiatry (July 1991-June 1992)
    • Residency PGY 2 and 3, Johns Hopkins University Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, Department of Psychiatry (July 1992-June 1994)
    • Residency PGY 4, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, Department of Psychiatry (1994-June 1995)
  • LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS
    • National Board of Medical Examiners (July 1992)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - #42396 (May 1996)
    • State of Tennessee - #MD0000026123 (1994 to present)
    • ECT Fellowship, Duke University, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, NC (2014)
    • Brain Stimulation Course and TMS Certification, Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry, Charleston, SC (2015)
  • APPOINTMENTS
    • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (January 1997-June 1997)
    • Medical Staff, Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN (1995-1997)
    • Medical Staff, The Psychiatric Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN (1995-1997)
    • Medical Staff, Centennial Medical Center, Nashville, TN (1995-1997)
    • Medical Director, Geriatric Partial Hospitalization Program, Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (2001-2008)
    • Medical Staff, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, TN (2008-2010)
    • Medical Staff, Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville, TN (2010-2012)
    • Medical Staff, Skyline Medical Center, Nashville, TN (2012)
    • Medical Staff, Rolling Hills Hospital, Franklin, TN (2012-present)
    • Medical Director, Inpatient Psychiatry, ECT, TMS and Consult-Liason Services, Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN (2012-present)
  • EMPLOYMENT
    • Gayle D. Foster, MD, PC, General Adult Psychiatry, Long-term care facility consulting, Knoxville, TN (2001-2008)
    • Psychiatric Associates, PLLC, Nashville, TN (2008-present)
  • PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
    • Medical Review Committee, Ethics Committee, Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (2001-2007)
    • Human Rights Committee Member, Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Nashville, TN (2012)
    • Ethics Committee, Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Committee, Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN (2012-2015)
  • TEACHING
    • Clinical Teaching, Meharry Psychiatry residents on psychiatry inpatient unit and ECT, Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN (2012-present)
    • Volunteer teaching and Supervising of Medical students, Vanderbilt Shade Tree Clinic, Nashville, TN (2013-present)
    • Clinical Professor, Volunteer Clinical Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt School of Medicine (February 2015-present)