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Post Graduate Career Plans

Post-Residency Career Plans – 2004-2016

2016

Michael Avissar, M.D., Ph.D.: T32 Schizophrenia Research Fellow – Columbia University Medical Center Department of Psychiatry / Private Practice

Mark D’Agostino, M.D., M.S.: Full time faculty, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medicine / Westchester Division

Andrew Edelstein, M.D.: Fellow in Psychosomatic Medicine and Psycho-Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 Marta Galecki, M.D., M.Phil.: Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell and Columbia

 Heather Goodman, M.D.: Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell and Columbia

Daniel Knoepflmacher, M.D.: Full time faculty, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medicine Outpatient Department / Faculty practice / PGY3 Class Coordinator Residency Education

David Nissan, M.D.: U.S. Navy Staff Psychiatrist, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

 Lauren Stossel, M.D.: Fellow in Forensic Psychiatry, New York University

 Leah Susser, M.D.: Full time faculty, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medicine / Westchester Division and Specialty Center in Manhattan / Women’s Clinic Teaching Faculty

 Aviva Teitelbaum, M.D.: Fellow in Addiction Psychiatry, New York University

2015

Cara Angelotta, M.D.: Fellowship, Forensic Psychiatry - New York Presbyterian Hosptial - Weill Cornell / Columbia University Medical Center

 Liliya Gershengoren, M.D.: Fellowship, Psychosomatic Medicine -New York Presbyterian Hosptial - Columbia University Medical Center

 Katherine Goettsche, M.D.: Fellowship, Geriatric Psychiarty - New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell, Westchester

 Christen Kidd, M.D.: Private Practice

 Seth Kleinerman, M.D.: ED Staff Psychiatrist - New York University, Langone Medical Center / Private Practice

Norman Lee, M.D.: Psychiatry Attending - New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center; Continued Training at New York Psychoanalytic Institute

Akshay Lohitsa, M.D.: ED Staff Psychiatrist - New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell; Private Practice Physicians Organization

 Cheryl McGibbon, M.D.: Fellowship, Women's Mental Health - New York-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center

 Caitlin Snow, M.D.: Fellowship, Geriatric Psychiatry - New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell, Westchester; Executive MBA, Columbia University Business School

Samuel Weisblatt, M.D.: Fellowship, Psychosomatic Medicine - New York University, Langone Medical Center

2014

Andrene Campbell, M.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College/Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Adam R. Demner, M.D: Resident, Addiction Psychiatry, New York University, Langone Medical Center 

Emily Elliott, M.D: Staff Psychiatry, Parachute Program/Mobile Crisis Team, Visiting Nurse Service of New York

Elizabeth S. Niemiec, M.D: Psychiatry Attending, Adult Partial Hospitalization Program, Adult Outpatient Services, Newport Hospital, Newport, Rhode Island; Counseling Services, Salve Regina University.

Annaheta Salajegheh, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic Psychiatry, New York University, Langone Medical Center 

Jacqueline K. Sergie, M.D: Psychiatry Attending, Inpatient Services, Tisch Hospital, New York University, Langone Medical Center; Faculty, New York University School of Medicine

Lucas C. Van Dyke, M.D: Psychiatry Attending, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, California.

2013

Nancy Abdelmalak, M.D. Staff Psychiatrist, Oaklawn Community Mental Health Clinic, South Bend, Indiana

Jonathan Avery, M.D: Resident, Addiction Psychiatry, New York University Langone Medical Center

D. Harshad Bhatt, M.D. Ph.D., Private Practice/ Filmmaker, Man in a Hat Films

Shannon Casperson, M.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York

Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell/Columbia University

Anna Dickerman, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic Psychiatry, New York-Presbyterian Hospital,Columbia University

Alexander Harris, M.D. Ph.D: Research Fellow ,York State Psychiatric Institute-Columbia University

Raymond Raad, M.D. M.P.H: Research Fellow, Forensic Psychiatry ,New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University, Psychoanalytic Training

Sukumar Rao, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic Psychiatry at the New York University- Langone Medical Center

Anna Rosen, M.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell/Columbia University

Karthik Sivashanker, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic Psychiatry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Brendon Watson, M.D., Ph.D:  Research Fellow, New York Langone Medical Center/Faculty, Cornell University Department of Psychiatry

2012

Jennifer Bernstein, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Washington Heights Community Service, New York State Psychiatric/Columbia University/ Faculty, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry/Columbia University, Psychoanalytic Training

Elena Kamenkovich, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic Psychiatry, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry

Martin Lan, M.D. Ph.D: Research Fellow, Affective Disorders, New York Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Department of Psychiatry

Vivian Lee, M.D. Ph. D: Brooklyn Community Service/ Faculty, Weill Cornell Medical College, Private practice/ Psychoanalytic Institute of New York, Psychoanalytic Training

Conor Liston, M.D. PH.D: Research Fellow, Desiroth Laboratory, Stanford University

Sarah Schur McCarty, M.D: Project for Psychiatric Outreach for the Homeless/ Faculty, Weill Cornell Medical College/ Private practice

Alexandra Sacks, M.D: Fellow, Columbia University Women’s Mental Health program

Maya Stowe, M.D: Private group practice at the Therapy Center of New York/Faculty, Weill Cornell Medical College

Elhav Weinstein, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Outpatient department, Payne Whitney Clinic-Manhattan/ Faculty, Weill Cornell Medical College/Columbia University, Psychoanalytic Training

Benjamin Zebley, M.D: Fellow, Emergency Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University/Private Practice

Matthew Zimmerman, M.D: Attending psychiatrist on the 9 Garden North Inpatient service of New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Campus/Faculty, Columbia University,Psychoanalytic Training

2011

Alexandra Ackerman, M.D: Private Practice

Benjamin Brody, M.D: Full-time faculty, Weill-Cornell Department of

Psychiatry/Continued research with Dr. James Kocsis/Private Practice

Connie Cha, M.D: Fellow in Public Psychiatry at the Columbia University-New York

State Psychiatric Institute Program/ Faculty, Weill-Cornell Department of

Psychiatry/Attending, Second Chance Unit, Payne Whitney Westchester

Jana Colton, M.D: Private practice/Considering a variety of other options

Christin Drake, M.D: Psychiatric Project Outreach for the Homeless/Faculty, Cornell Department of Psychiatry/Private Practice

Jennifer Kraker, M.D: Private practice/Attending psychiatrist, Realization Center

John Nguyen, M.D: Resident in Addiction Psychiatry, University of California, San

Francisco/San Francisco Veterans Affairs Hospital

Vishal Patel, M.D: Attending psychiatrist at the Psychiatric Project Outreach for the

Homeless/Voluntary faculty at Weill-Cornell/Private Practice.

Xenia Protopopescu, M.D., Ph.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell/Columbia University

Jennifer Velander, M.D: Resident in Addiction Psychiatry, Beth Israel Hospital, New York City

Genevieve Yuen, M.D., Ph.D: Resident in Geriatric Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell University

2010

Vanessa Bobb, M.D. Ph.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia-Cornell Program

Joseph Cousin, M.D: Full-time private practice; Faculty/ Weill Cornell Medical College

Janna Gordon-Elliott, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Campus/New York State Psychiatric Institute

Cary Gunther, M.D. Ph.D: Memory Disorders Group/ Weill Cornell Department of Neurology

Jennifer Halper, M.D.=: Full-time Attending/Bellevue Hospital/Emergency Psychiatry CPEP; Faculty/NYU Langone Medical Center School of Medicine

Sargam Jain, M.D: Fellow/Public Psychiatry/New York State Psychiatric

Institute/Columbia University Program/Project for Psychiatric Outreach for the Homeless

Aruna Khilanani, M.D: Resident/Forensic Psychiatry/Bellevue Hospital/NYU/Langone Medical Center School of Medicine

Andrew Kopelman, M.D: Research Fellow/ Forensic Psychiatry/Columbia University

Department of Psychiatry,/New York State Psychiatric Institute

Annie Lau, M.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia-Cornell Program

Sarah Meyer, M.D: Full-time Attending/ 9 Garden North Inpatient Service/New-YorkPresbyterian Hospital/Columbia Campus; Faculty/ Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Wendy Moyal, M.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia-Cornell Program

Malika Seth, M.D: Full-time private practice; Faculty/ Weill Cornell Medical College/Department of Psychiatry

2009

Kwame Akowuah, M.D: Resident, Forensic Psychiatry, New York University/Bellevue Hospital Program

David Brda, M.D: Psychiatry Attending, Schizophrenia Research unit, New York State Psychiatric Institute; Faculty, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Lina Fine, M.D: Fellow, Sleep Medicine, Department of Neurology, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus

Sireesha Jathavedam, M.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia-Cornell Program

Laurie Kane, M.D: Part time Primary Care Medical Physician and Project Outreach for the Homeless, Part-time Private Practice, Women’s Reproductive Psychiatry

Julie Penzner, M.D: Psychiatric Attending, 9-Garden North Inpatient Service New York State Psychiatric Institute; Faculty, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Marisa Perez-Reisler, M.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia-Cornell Program

Lorin Scher, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic Medicine, University of California, Davis

Michael Walton, M.D: Psychiatric Attending, 11S Inpatient Service, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell University/Payne Whitney Clinic; Faculty, Weill Cornell Medical College

2008

Dina Abell, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Payne Whitney Clinic, Manhattan; Faculty, Weill Medical College of Cornell University; Candidate, Columbia University

Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research

Pradeep Atluri, M.D., Ph.D: Resident, Addiction Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University

Marina Benaur, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Inpatient service, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia campus; Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Ziv Cohen, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Payne Whitney Clinic, Manhattan; Faculty, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Marc Dubin, M.D., Ph. D: Research Fellow, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute (laboratory of Dr. Bradley Peterson)

Zachary Freyberg, M.D. Ph. D: Research fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute (laboratory of Dr. Jonathan Javitch) Attending in psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia campus and Creedmoor Psychiatric Hospital.

Ronit Kedem, M.D: Resident in Psychosomatic Psychiatry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard University

Sonali Sharma, M.D: Part-time private practice; Part-time in CPEP, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia campus; Faculty, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Laura Sirulnik M.D: Full-time attending, Inpatient service, North Central Bronx Hospital; Instructor of Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Jessica Zonana, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Payne Whitney Clinic, Manhattan; Faculty, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

2007

Amir Afkhami, M.D., Ph.D: Instructor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Health Services/Global Health Division/ George Washington University

Ariela Berman, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Inpatient service, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia campus; Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Candidate, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.

Corey Carr, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Inpatient service, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia campus; Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Jessica Daniels, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic psychiatry, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell program

Alexander Feller, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Emergency Service, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia campus; Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Paige Friedlander, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Women’s Focus Unit, San Francisco General Hospital; Instructor in Psychiatry at University of California, San Francisco.

Anuj Gupta, M.D: Resident, Forensic Psychiatry, New York University

Steven Levine, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic psychiatry, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Cancer Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell program

Feyza Marouf, M.D: Resident, Geriatric Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell program

Prapti Mehta, M.D: Director, Walk-in Clinic and Psychiatric Evaluation Service, Bellevue Hospital; Instructor in Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine

Mallay Occhiogrosso, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Payne Whitney Clinic, Manhattan; Faculty, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

James Wolak, M.D: Medical Director, Psychiatric Emergency Department, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine; Instructor in Psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine

2006

Natasha H. Chriss, M.D: Full-time private practice; Candidate, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research; Faculty, Cornell University Department of Psychiatry

Christina C.Dziedzic, M.D: Faculty and full-time inpatient attending, Department of Psychiatry, Weill-Cornell Medical Center

Diana Feldman, M.D: Resident, Geriatric Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell program

Kendall L. Genre, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, Louisiana; Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Louisiana State University.

Bruce Leuchter, M.D: Faculty and Director, Neuropsychiatry clinical service, Department of Psychiatry, Weill-Cornell Medical Center

Mark J.Petrini, M.D, Ph.D.: Attending psychiatrist, Emergency Room of New-YorkPresbyterian Hospital-Columbia campus; Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Neala Rafizadeh, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Inpatient service, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia campus; Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Karen B. Rosenbaum, M.D: Resident, Forensic psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles

Charles P. Stowell, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic psychiatry, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell program

Christina A. Treece, M.D: Resident, Psychosomatic psychiatry, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell program

April J. Zhu, M.D: Attending psychiatrist, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara, California; Attending, Teen and Women’s Mood and Hormone Clinic and faculty, University of California, San Francisco

2005

Maha Ahmad, M.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell campus

Justine Donovan, M.D: Fellow in Community Psychiatry, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute.

David Galarneau, M.D: Faculty and full-time inpatient attending, Department of Psychiatry, Weill-Cornell Medical Center

Andrew Gerber, M.D. Ph.D: Research Fellow, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute; Faculty of the University College in London Psychoanalytic Research Training Program; Candidate, Columbia University Center for Training and Research

Ritu Ghai, M.D: Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell campus

Judith Gold, M.D: Sackler Fellow in Mother-Infant psychiatry, Weill-Cornell Medical Center; Faculty and full-time attending, Cornell University Department of Psychiatry

Nikki Gordon-Skovby, M.D: Part-time private practice

Erika Marshall, M.D: Part-time private practice

Joseph Matta, M.D: Unit Chief, Adult Inpatient Psychiatry, St. Vincent’s Catholic

Medical Center; Faculty, New York Medical College.

Lori Spechler-Sidman, M.D: Faculty, Disaster Psychiatry Outreach , Mt. Sinai Hospital and Medical College; Candidate, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research

2004

Samantha Boardman, M.D: Voluntary faculty, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell

Anna Chapman, M.D: Study group in neuropsychoanalysis, Capetown, South Africa, (Dr. Mark Solms). Voluntary faculty, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell; Candidate, Psychoanalytic training, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research

Adam Estevez, M.D: Resident in Psychiatry and the Law, Cornell-Columbia

Peter Freed, M.D: Research fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia

University/New York State Psychiatric Institute in the laboratory of Dr. John Mann studying the neurobiology of grief.

Tammy Gotlieb, M.D: Faculty, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell, Outpatient C/L attending, Medical student mental health program, private practice.

Todd Loftus, M.D: Attending, Center for Special Services, HIV Related Disorders, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell

Alison Lomonaco, M.D: Full-time Attending Payne Whitney Clinic Inpatient Services/Psychoanalytic Training, New York Psychoanalytic Institute

Oren Messeri, M.D: Fellow in Emergency Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center

Nicole Regent, M.D: Faculty, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell, PWC Women’s Clinic; Medical Student Mental Health Program.

Julia Samton, M.D: Faculty, Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell, Multiple Sclerosis clinic, Parkinson’s Disease research, Private practice

Christine Truman, M.D: Faculty of Brown University School of Medicine, Attending at Rhode Island Hospital in an inpatient unit and in an outpatient mood disorders program

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