Dr. Thomas Raedler attended Medical School at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany (1984 – 1990), followed by a psychiatric internship and a doctoral thesis at the Technical University of Munich, Germany (1990 – 1992). From 1992 until 1996, he served as a psychiatric resident at St. Elizabeths Medical Center of Boston, MA, USA. From 1996 until 1999, he did a fellowship at the Clinical Brain Disorders Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health in Washington, DC, USA.
In 1999, Dr. Raedler took a position with the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Hamburg, Germany. In April 2007, he accepted a position as Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Calgary. Dr. Raedler provides inpatient and outpatient-services at Foothills Medical Centre. The focus of his clinical work and research activities has been on schizophrenia and, more recently, on Early Psychosis and prodromal stages of psychosis.
As Psychiatry Clerkship Director and Resident Research Coordinator, Dr. Raedler is involved with student and resident education and research. He is a member of the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research and Education of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute of the University of Calgary and serves on the Board of Directors of the recently created Canadian Consortium for Early Intervention in Psychosis. He is also the Medical Director of the Psychopharmacology Research Unit (PRU) of the University of Calgary.