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Treatment Considerations of The Impact Of Discrimination And Structural Racism On The Identity Development Of Black Youth and Anti-Racism Program Development

Aaron Feliford, MD
Thursday, May 23, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Aaron Reliford, MD
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Sponsored by the Ewald W. Busse Lectureship

Aaron Reliford, MD, is Clinical Vice Chair , Diversity Equity and Inclusion Vice Chair, and Associate clinical professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, as well as the director of the NYU Child Study Center. He until July 2023 had served as the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Director at NYU, and both the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Associate Medical Director of Behavioral Health Sunset Terrace Family Health Center of NYU Langone Brooklyn. Dr Reliford graduated from the University of Chicago where he completed his undergraduate BS degree in Biology with honors. He received his MD from NYU School of Medicine. He subsequently completed his adult residency training at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and completed his child psychiatry fellowship at the NYPH Child & Adolescent Training program of Columbia and Cornell Universities. He completed psychoanalytic training at the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center in 2019. Prior to starting his work at NYU, he served as the Director and Chief of Service of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harlem Hospital, where he also served as the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Director.

Dr Reliford's clinical research interests telepsychiatry, racial and ethnic health disparities in pediatric mental health, identity development in minority youth, cultural psychiatry, pediatric psychopharmacology, effects of early trauma on development of psychopathology, child parent psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and dynamic/insight oriented psychotherapy.

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