Bernard Davidson

Bernard Davidson

Academic Appointment(s)

Emeritus Faculty

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior


Dr. Bernard Davidson, psychologist, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. He directs Family Therapy Training for residency training programs and sees patients for Individual and Family Psychotherapy.

  • (706) 721-6711
  • EG 2026


  • MSW, Social Work University of Georgia, 1990

  • MSW, Social Work University of Georgia, 1989

  • Ph.D., Child Development University of Georgia, 1980

  • MA, Psychology, General Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1976

  • BA, Psychology, General Seton Hall University, 1973


  • PSYC GA Secretary of State, 1989

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RPSY 5001

    Child Psychiatry

Teaching Interests

His teaching interests include Family Therapy and Problem Based Learning for medical students.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Psychiatry Clerkship Survival Guide, 2015
  • Introversion and Medical Student Education: Challenges for Both Students and Educators., 2015
  • Student assessment of psychiatry clinical simulation teaching modules, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • PSRY 5000: Psychiatry Clerkship Survival Guide, 2014
  • Psychiatry Clinical Simulation Online Teaching Modules: A Multi-Site Prospective Study of Student and Faculty Assessments, 2014

Research Interests

His current research interests include personality factors related to medical student performance and family programs as diversions to youth delinquency. He has been awarded grants and has published in these areas.

College Service


    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Social Behavior and Personality 2003 - 2015

    Role: Other
  • McGraw Hill Publishers 1988 - 2015

    Role: Other
  • Oxford University Press - 2013

    Role: Other