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CBMI Clinical and Public Health Informatics Lecture Series:Digital Psychiatry: Reimagining the Psychiatric Clinic

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Digital Psychiatry: Reimagining the Psychiatric Clinic

Speaker: Dr. Michael Birnbaum

Dr. Birnbaum is an attending physician in the Department of Psychiatry at The Zucker Hillside Hospital in New York. He works as the Program Director for Northwell Health’s Early Treatment Program (ETP), a clinical and research initiative for adolescents and young adults in the early stages of psychosis. Dr. Birnbaum received his BS in Psychology and Doctor of Medicine from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He then went on to complete his Child and Adolescent psychiatry fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at Mt. Sinai. Dr. Birnbaum’s research has focused primarily on psychotic disorders with an emphasis on the early stages of illness. He is currently exploring the role of social media and the internet in pathways to care for adolescents and young adults with psychotic disorders. Additionally,  Dr. Birnbaum is exploring the utility of social media and the internet as a vehicle for timely identification, outreach, engagement, and care of youth with mental illness. When: Tuesday, Feb 23rd, 2021, 12-1 pm. Please direct all correspondence and inquiries to Dr. Arash Shaban-Nejad (ashabann@uthsc.edu)