Anna Dickerman, M.D.
Psychiatry
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Anna Dickerman, M.D.

Psychiatry

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Personal Statement

Dr. Anna Dickerman is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine, and an Associate Attending Psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. As Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Service, Dr. Dickerman supervises and teaches residents and fellows performing psychiatric consultations on patients in medical and surgical settings. In addition to her various academic, administrative, and clinical responsibilities within the hospital, she also maintains an active faculty practice in psychiatry and psychotherapy. She treats a wide range of conditions, with an individualized and integrated approach that incorporates psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacology as needed.

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Adult Psychiatry

Expertise

  • Psychiatric Consultation and Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy
  • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Aspects of Physical Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Medical Illness

Biography

Dr. Anna Dickerman is Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Service at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine, and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Dickerman attended Harvard College, where she graduated magna cum laude with highest honors. Following her undergraduate studies, she received her M.D. degree at The New York University School of Medicine, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her residency in Adult Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weil Cornell Medical Center, where she received the Payne Whitney Faculty Council Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Department Trainee Award. Following her residency, Dr. Dickerman completed a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. She also completed psychoanalytic fellowships at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, and the American Psychoanalytic Association. She is a recipient of the William L. Webb Fellowship Award from the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and a Fellow of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Dr. Dickerman has written and published on a broad variety of topics in C-L psychiatry, and has also co-edited multiple study guides from American Psychiatric Publishing. From 2015-2018, she served on the Scientific Program Committee of the American Psychiatric Association. She is also a board member and Secretary Elect of the Society for Liaison Psychiatry.

Research

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Elected as Secretary of the Board, Society for Liaison Psychiatry

2022

Invited to join the editorial board of “Psychodynamic Psychiatry”

2021

Granted Fellow status in the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

September 2021

Recipient, Faculty Teaching Award, Psychiatry Residency Training Program, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine

June 2021

Recipient, Certificate of Recognition for Dedicated Teaching and Outstanding Mentorship in Medical Student Education, Department of Psychiatry, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine

April 2021

Invited to serve as a member of the Board, Society for Liaison Psychiatry

2020

Recipient, Super Doctors New York Rising Stars (published in New York Times Magazine)

2015, 2016, 2017

Recipient, OpenCare Patient’s Choice Award for Psychiatry in New York

2015

Recipient, Vitals.com Compassionate Doctor Recognition

2014

Granted Fellow status in the American Psychiatric Association

2013-2014

Recipient, The American Psychoanalytic Association Fellowship

2013-2014

Recipient, Editorial Board Fellowship, “Psychodynamic Psychiatry” (the official journal of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry)

2013

Recipient, Payne Whitney Faculty Council Award for Excellence in Teaching, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine

2013

Recipient, Consultation Psychiatry Department Trainee Award, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine

2013

Finalist, APA Psychiatry Residency Bowl “MindGames” (member of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine team)

2013

Recipient, William L. Webb Fellowship Award, Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (formerly the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine)

2012-2013

Recipient, The Columbia Psychoanalytic Fellowship, The Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research

2012-2013

Selected as member of New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine’s team for the American Psychiatric Association’s Residency Bowl (“Mind Games”)

2012

Recipient, The Nathaniel Wharton Fund Best Paper Award, given for the 2011 best paper by a trainee on a topic related to psychosomatic medicine, The Society for Liaison Psychiatry (SLP), New York regional organization of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (formerly the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine)

2011

Recipient, 2nd Place Award, New York State Psychiatric Association 4th Annual Scientific Paper Award

2011

Recipient, Trainee Travel Award, Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (formerly the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine) Annual Meeting, Phoenix Arizona

2011

Recipient, Payne Whitney Manhattan Shining Star Award, Department of Psychiatry, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine

2011

Selected as member of New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine’s 2012 team for American Psychiatric Association’s Residency Bowl (“Mind Games”)

2011

Recipient, New York University School of Medicine Eve R. Flechner Memorial Award given to a female medical student with outstanding performance in the medical clerkship

2009

Election, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

2008

Nominee, American Medical Association Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship/Rock Sleyster, MD Fund (Psychiatry); selected as sole nominee from New York University School of Medicine

2008

Recipient, NIH/NCI funded Summer Medical Student Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

2006

 

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychosomatic Medicine)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Psychiatrist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2009
  • B.A., Harvard College, 2005

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

Other Interest:
MLMIC Insurance Company
Professional Services:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.; UpToDate, Inc.