Specialties and Expertise
- Adult Psychiatry
Elizabeth L. Auchincloss, M.D. is the Vice-Chairman for Education, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, and Dewitt Wallace Senior Scholar at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is also Senior Associate Director and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.
Dr. Auchincloss is a graduate of Yale College. She received her M.D. from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and trained in Psychiatry at the Payne Whitney Clinic of the New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center where she was Chief Resident in 1982. She received her certificate in psychoanalysis from the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. She was an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of English and Comparative Literature in Columbia University.
Dr. Auchincloss is a four-time recipient of the Award for Faculty Teaching given by the residents of the Payne Whitney Clinic, the recipient of the Klar Award for Best Teacher given by the candidates of the Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, and the winner of the Edith Shabsin Award for teaching psychoanalysis from the American Psychoanalytic Association, the George E. Daniels Award from the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine for contributions to psychoanalysis, and the George Goldman Award from the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center. She was selected four times to be the Victor J. Teichner Visiting Professor by the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Psychiatry, and was awarded the Arnold M. Cooper Prize, the Alumni Prize of the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and the Laughlin Award of the American College of Psychoanalysts. She has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association for having Co-Edited Psychoanalytic Terms and Concepts, published by Yale University Press. More recently, she is the author of the book, The Psychoanalytic Model of the Mind, published by American Psychiatric Publishing. Dr. Auchincloss served as chairman of the curriculum committee of the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center. She has also served as Chairman of the Committee on Graduate Medical Education at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and on the Committee for Psychotherapy Competencies of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training. In the past, she has represented the American Psychiatric Association on the Residency Review Committee for Psychiatry of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education.
Dr. Auchincloss is on the Editorial Board of American Psychiatric Publishing. In the past, she has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. She has been the guest editor of a special issue of Psychodynamic Psychiatry.
Dr. Auchincloss is a well-known speaker about education. She has won the Beller Award of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalysis, the Menninger Award and the Roughton Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association for scholarly work. She is the editor of The Quiet Revolution in American Psychoanalysis: Selected Papers of Arnold M. Cooper, M.D.
Honors and Awards
Honors and Awards
1973 Summa Cum Laude, Yale College; Highest Honors in Major Area of Study, Yale College; Phi Beta Kappa 1977 Alpha Omega Alpha; William Raynor Watson Award in Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 1981 Mary Putnam Jacobi Fellowship, Women’s Medical Association of New York City 1991 The Alexander H. Beller Award, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research 1991 Best Voluntary Faculty Teacher, awarded by the Payne Whitney Clinic graduating class 1992 Karl Menninger Prize, American Psychoanalytic Association 1993 Best Voluntary Faculty Teacher, awarded by the Payne Whitney Clinic Residents’ Council 1995 Best Voluntary Faculty Teacher, awarded by the Payne Whitney Clinic Residents’ Council 1998 Klar Award for Best Teacher, awarded by candidates of Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research 1999 Edith Sabshin Award for Excellence in Teaching, American Psychoanalytic Association 2002 Ralph E. Roughton Award, American Psychoanalytic Association 2005 George E. Daniels Award, Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine 2006 Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents, American Psychiatric Association 2009 George S. Goldman Award, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research 2012 Victor J. Teichner Scholar of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry
- 2012 Arnold M. Cooper MD Award, Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Psychiatry
- 2013 Distinguished Service Award, American Psychoanalytic Association
- 2014 Victor J. Teichner Scholar of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry
- 2014 Resident Teaching Award, awarded at Graduation, Payne Whitney Clinic
- 2015 Weill Cornell Psychiatry Alumni Award
- 2016 Victor J. Teichner Scholar of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry
- 2016 Henry and M Page Laughlin Distinguished Achievement Award, American College of Psychoanalysts
Clinical and Academic Positions
- Attending Psychiatrist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
- DeWitt Wallace Senior Scholar - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
- Professor of Clinical Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
- Aaron Stern, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Psychodynamic Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Education and Training
- M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1977
Insurance Plans Accepted
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- Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
- Rockefeller University - Trustmark