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Personal Statement

Alyson Gorun, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. In addition to her clinical and academic leadership roles, she has a General Adult Psychiatry out patient practice and specializes in Women’s Mental Health. She currently welcomes all patients for consultations, psychotherapy, diagnostic evaluations, and medication management.

Biographical Info

Dr. Gorun received her undergraduate and medical degrees from New York University. She completed residency training in psychiatry as chief resident at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine and a Reproductive Psychiatry Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. She has published and presented nationally in a number of areas including women’s mental health, trauma, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and resident education.

She teaches and supervises medical students and residents and is the Associate Training Director of the General Psychiatry Residency Program as well as the Director of Psychotherapy Training at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. She specializes in treating mental health issues in women across their lifespan through psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic interventions, including menstrual cycle disorders, preconception consultations, pregnancy and postpartum psychiatric disorders, pregnancy loss, infertility, and menopause. In addition, she works with patients with a broad range of life challenges and psychological diagnoses. She is currently a Candidate in Adult Psychoanalysis at the Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Research and Training and is the Aaron Stern, MD, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psychodynamic Psychiatry. 

Honors and Awards

Award, Perinatal Mental Health Conference, 2019

Editorial Board Fellowship, Journal of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, 2017-2019

John F. O’Connor Award, given by the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, for outstanding teaching of psychodynamic concepts to medical students, 2021

Board Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Clinical Expertise
Reproductive Psychiatry
Mood Disorders
Psychopharmacology
Adjustment Disorder
Grief
Postpartum Disorders
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Psychological Aspects of Infertility
Menopause
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Supportive Psychotherapy
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.D.
    New York University School of Medicine
    2015
  • B.A.
    New York University
    2011
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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