Department of psychiatry-behavioral-sciences


Department Chair

Jonathan E. Alpert M.D., Ph.D. 

Jonathan E. Alpert, MD, PhD

Dorothy and Marty Silverman University Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience and of Pediatrics

Letter from the Chair 



Thursday, October 12, 2023 | 5:30 PM
Science and the Humanities conversations series: “The Highly Effective Irrationality of Science” with Michael Strevens
Rose F Kennedy Center, Tishman Auditorium

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 | 5:00 PM
2023 NYC RING Convocation of Practices
Price Center/Block Pavilion, LeFrak Auditorium & Lower Lobby

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Media Spotlight

Bed Rotting: TikTok's Latest Viral Trend Reveals the Toxic Side of Self-Care

Simon Rego, Psy.D., says that recharging and refreshing can be helpful for mental health, but it's important to be mindful to avoid spending too much time in bed, a viral trend known as "bed rotting." Dr. Rego is professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, chief of psychology, and director of psychology training at Einstein and Montefiore.

(Wednesday, Jul 19, 2023)

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