Steven M Southwick MD

Glenn H. Greenberg Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center

Biographical Info

Dr. Southwick received an MD in Psychiatry from George Washington Medical School, 1980. He completed his psychiatry residency at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University Medical School and Yale Child Study Center, Deputy Director of the Clinical Neurosciences Division of the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His interests include the phenomenology and neurobiology of posttraumatic stress disorder and resilience and memory for traumatic events, the longitudinal course of trauma-related psychopathology.


Education & Training

B.A.
Yale University (1974)
M.D.
George Washington University (1980)

Honors & Recognition

  • Stephen Fleck Award
    Yale Faculty Clinician (1987)
  • Honorary Masters Degree
    Yale University (1998)
  • Best Doctors in America
    1998-2008 (1998)
  • Most Highly Cited Researcher (top 0.5% in citations)
    Thomson-ISI (2006)
  • Roger Coleman Memorial Award
    Connecticut Psychiatric Society (2007)
  • Resident's Association: Outstanding Yale Psychiatry Faculty Teacher
    Department of Psychiatry (1987)
  • Henry P. and Page Laughlin Distinguished Teacher Award
    (2007)
  • Joseph B. Fabry Founders Award
    (2009)
  • Resident's Association: Outstanding Yale Psychiatry Faculty Teacher
    Department of Psychiatry (2004)
  • Resident's Association: Outstanding Yale Psychiatry Faculty Teacher
    Department of Psychiatry (2005)

Professional Service

  • Member, RAND (2009)
  • Advisor, Child Study Center (2005 - present)
  • Board of Directors(2004 - present)
  • Reviewer, Institute of Medicine (1992 - present)
  • Reviewer,(1990 - present)

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