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Welcome Dr. Justin A. Chen, Vice Chair for Ambulatory Services and Vice Chair for Health Justice


We are happy to announce the growth of our leadership team to include Justin A. Chen, M.D., M.P.H. As of February 1, 2023, Dr. Chen will be joining the faculty of Weill Cornell Medicine as our new Vice Chair for Ambulatory Services and Vice Chair for Health Justice. In these new roles, Dr. Chen will be responsible for overseeing and advancing our behavioral health outpatient services across our Manhattan and Westchester campuses to ensure...

Welcome to Dr. Leonardo V. Lopez, Vice Chair for Inpatient Services

Leonardo V. Lopez

The Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Psychiatry continues to grow its leadership team with the addition of Leonardo V. Lopez, M.D., as Vice Chair for Inpatient Services effective February 1, 2023. In this new role, Dr. Lopez will be responsible for collaborating with NewYork-Presbyterian leadership to contribute to the development, implementation, and ongoing oversight of the psychiatry inpatient hospital services at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell...

Building Mindfulness Skills: Dropping Anchor with Dr. Ilana Pomerantz

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With the start of a new year comes the creation of new year’s resolutions. We hope that 2023 brings you the inspiration and strength to focus on your mental health and wellness.

Mental wellness can include emotional, psychological and social wellbeing. One technique for improving your wellbeing is to practice mindfulness strategies. Mindfulness teaches psychological flexibility so that you can remain connected to the present moment. Mindfulness is also a great skill...

2022 Holiday Newsletter

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Join us in celebrating the growth and accomplishments of the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Psychiatry over the past year.

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