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PGY-IV Elective Plans

Cara Angelotta
Dr. Angelotta will learn more about psychodynamic psychotherapy with an emphasis on transference focused psychotherapy.  She will also focus a portion of her clinical time on reproductive psychiatry and conduct a historical review of substance use during pregnancy.

Liliya Gershengoren
Dr. Gershengoren will spend several months on the consultation-liaison service and the inpatient unit in a supervisory role.  She will conduct research projects examining patient-targeted googling among psychiatric professionals and HCV health beliefs among baby boomers in outpatient psychiatric clinics.

Katherine Goettsche
Dr. Goettsche will focus on expanding her psychodynamic psychotherapy and outpatient addiction training.  She will learn more about clinical education and will create a case-based curriculum for medical students on geriatric psychiatry.

Seth Kleinerman
Dr. Kleinerman will be working in student mental health in the Columbia University Department of Counseling and Psychological Services, and begin psychoanalytic training at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. He will also do neuroimaging research in Dr. Conor Liston's lab at the Brain and Mind Research Institute.

Norman Lee
Dr. Lee will spend several months on the in-patient unit in a supervisory role, overseeing the junior residents. He will then move over to the Partial Hospital Program to spend several months in a similar position. He will also begin psychoanalytic training at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute.

Akshay Lohitsa
Dr. Lohitsa will create "An Interactive ER psychiatry guide - Learning on the Fly" Web and hot-word based platform that teaches processes and concepts in the modern psychiatric climate.

Cheryl McGibbon
Dr. McGibbon will learn more about psychodynamic psychotherapy with an emphasis on transference focused psychotherapy.  She will also focus on maternal mental health and study whether parenting interventions (mainly parent skills training) in the 3rd trimester and pospartum will be effective in reducing postpartum depression in high risk women.

Caitlin Snow
Dr. Snow will further her training in geriatric psychiatry through clinical experiences in a nursing home and will work on a study to examine whether problem-solving therapy is an effective treatment for depression in an adult day health care population. She will also help to implement and examine a Clinical Scholars Institute for trainees.

Samuel Weisblatt
Dr. Weisblatt will spend several months on the psychiatry consultation-liaison service in a supervisory role.  He will also focus on learning more about palliative care and trauma therapy.

 

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