Mary (“Molly”) Camp, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in geriatric mental health and cognitive and memory disorders. Dr. Camp earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She completed residency training in psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine and UT Southwestern and then received advanced training in geriatric psychiatry through a fellowship at UT Southwestern. Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2012.

Dr. Camp is the Director of the Neurocognitive and Geriatric Psychiatry Program in the UT Southwestern Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic. She is also the Associate Program Director of the combined Psychiatry and Neurology Residency Program. She serves on the teaching and training committee for the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and on the Curriculum and Assessment Review Task Force for the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training.

Dr. Camp has delivered several dozen presentations and published a variety of academic articles and book chapters on geriatric psychiatry and medical education. She is also a reviewer for the journals Medical Education and Academic Psychiatry. Dr. Camp is a member of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training.

Dr. Camp earned an Early Career Development Award in 2014 from the Association for Academic Psychiatry, and in 2016, she received an Outstanding Clinical Educator award from UTSW’s Southwestern Academy of Teachers. She received the 2020-21 Faculty Innovation in Education Award from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for her project "Neurocognitive Psychiatry: A Study of Current Practices and Development of a Simulation Based Curriculum." In 2023 she was honored as the Geriatric Psychiatry Educator of the Year by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.


Medical School
UT Health Science Center at Houston (2008), Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine (2009), General Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011), General Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012), Geriatric Psychiatry


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Supporting Our Parent-Trainees: Exploring Curricular and Cultural Challenges That Limit the Utilization of Parental Leave by Residents.
Cole AG, Camp ME, Acad Psychiatry 2022 Apr 46 2 157-161
Psychiatry Resident Education in Neurocognitive Disorders: a National Survey of Program Directors in Psychiatry.
Camp MM, Palka JM, Duong K, Hernandez C, Acad Psychiatry 2022 Jan
Psychotic depression in older adults following the sudden loss of a spouse during the COVID-19 pandemic: a case series
Eichenberger A, Carlew A, Kelley B, Camp ME Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics 2022 70 4 297-299
Epistemic Humility, Wisdom, and Cognitive Neuroscience
Camp ME Philosophy Psychiatry, and Psychology 2022 29 2 117-119
Combined Residency Programs in Psychiatry.
Camp ME, Gagliardi JP, Jacobson SL, Benjamin S, Acad Psychiatry 2021 May
Current Educational Practices for Major Neurocognitive Disorders in Psychiatry: a Scoping Review.
Hernandez CR, Camp MME, Acad Psychiatry 2021 Mar
"He Bore it Like a Scarlet Letter": Medical Student Reflections on Substance Use Disorders.
Clark T, Camp ME, Sadler JZ, Acad Psychiatry 2020 Feb
Living in the Now : Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old. By John Leland; Sarah Crichton Books; New York, New York; 2018; ISBN 9780374168186; pp. 242; $26.00 (Hardback).
Duong K, Camp ME, Acad Psychiatry 2019 Aug
Geriatric Psychiatry Inpatient Primer for Residents.
Thomas NA, Van Enkevort E, Garrett RK, Camp MME, Acad Psychiatry 2019 Jun
Addicts and Admits: Metonymy in Medical Students' Reflective Writing.
Camp ME, Cole AG, Sadler JZ, Teach Learn Med 2019 May 1-11

Honors & Awards

  • Geriatric Psychiatry Educator of the Year
    American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (2023)
  • D Magazine Best Doctor
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Faculty Innovation in Education Award
  • Outstanding Clinical Educator, University of Texas Southwestern, Southwestern Academy of Teachers (SWAT)
  • Early Career Development Award, Association for Academic Psychiatry

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (2010)
  • American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (2017)