Joseph S. Weiner, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Medicine and Science Education, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Dr. Weiner is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Medicine and Science Education at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, where he co-directs the four-year curriculum in Physician-Patient Communication and Interpersonal Skills. In 2015 he received their Teacher of the Year Award for the first 100 weeks of medical school and in 2016 he was inducted into their inaugural class of the Academy of Medical Educators.

Dr. Weiner received his M.D. from New York University Medical School and his Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from New York University. He did residency training in psychiatry at NYU/Bellevue and a fellowship in public psychiatry at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. In addition, he pursued advanced psychotherapy training at the American Institute of Psychoanalysis. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Weiner has founded several clinical services and educational programs and has received national and regional awards for his work as a clinician and educator of clinicians. He is currently writing a book for the benefit of patients, family members and physicians about lessons learned from his late wife’s battle with cancer.

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