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Sarah Schmidhofer, MD


Sarah Schmidhofer, MD, is a psychiatrist and a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Schmidhofer sees patients at the Adult Partial Hospital Program at Rhode Island and Newport hospitals.

She earned her medical degree, with a concentration in contemplative studies, at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and served her residency in general psychiatry, including a year as chief resident, at several institutions, including Rhode Island Hospital and its Hasbro Children's Hospital; The Miriam Hospital; Bradley Hospital; Butler Hospital; Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Women and Infants’ Hospital; and Eleanor Slater Hospital.

Among her honors, Dr. Schmidhofer was a research fellow at the Mind and Life Summer Research Institute in Garrison, New York, and was named to the Gold Humanism Honors Society.

Dr. Schmidhofer’s research interests include the role of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness in medicine and psychiatry, as well as treatment of young adult and LGBTQIA+ populations. She has contributed to professional publications and book chapters.

Her memberships in professional organizations include the International Network of Integrative Mental Health, Same Here Global, the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health, and the Integrative Psychiatry Institute.

She is a ISHTA Yoga master teacher and has advanced meditation training.



Adult Partial Hospital Program, Rhode Island Hospital
Potter Building (directions)
110 Lockwood St
Providence, RI 02903

Young Adult Outpatient Psychiatry, Providence
Coro East (directions)
167 Point Street, Suite 161
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  Brown University School of Medicine
  • Residency:  Butler Hospital