About Dr. Genovese

Michael Genovese is the Chief Medical Officer at Acadia Healthcare.  Acadia operates a network of 584 behavioral health facilities with approximately 17,800 beds in 40 States, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico.

Dr. Genovese is also the Medical Director of the Officer Safety and Wellness Committee of the FBI National Academy Associates. He has served as the Chief Medical Advisor to Acadia Healthcare’s Recovery Division, as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona and Chief Medical Officer of Sierra Tucson – a world-renowned behavioral health & addiction treatment center in Arizona. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Dr. Genovese co-founded the multidisciplinary medical practice Long Island Mind and Body in New York while practicing as an attending physician at NYU/Winthrop University Hospital. He was a fellow at the NYU/North Shore University Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program, and he completed his residency training at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Before beginning his medical studies, Dr. Genovese earned a Juris Doctor degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a member of the New York Bar and the American Bar Association and is an advocate for attorneys and first responders seeking treatment for addiction and co-occurring disorders.

Dr. Genovese writes, speaks, teaches and consults widely in the disciplines of pharmacology, neuromodulation and pharmacogenomics. He has championed healthcare communication and serves as a Member of the Academy of Judges for the Sharecare Awards in Association with the Emmys.®