Gwen Zornberg, M.D., Sc.D.
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Gwen Zornberg, M.D., Sc.D.


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Gender: Female
Language: English, French


Specialties and Expertise


  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology


  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology
  • Agitation
  • Substance Use Disorder

Personal Statement

Gwen Zornberg, M.D., Sc.D. is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Psychiatrist full time in the Division of Emergency Psychiatry of Weill Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital where she specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of conditions. Dr. Zornberg emphasizes helping people talk to other people as a key strategy in improving health outcomes and relations in the community.  Dr. Zornberg was invited to speak at a federal judicial “2019 Joint Circuit Access to Justice Conference” on “Improving the Court Experience for Self-Represented Litigants.”

***Please note, Dr. Zornberg DOES NOT currently have an outpatient practice.


Dr. Zornberg draws on her background as a Director of Residency Education with a doctorate in epidemiology from Harvard University, teaching as adjunct faculty at the Harvard School of Public Health, following her service as a McLean Hospital Chief Resident and Psychiatrist-in-Charge of the McLean Hospital Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center at Harvard. She has published pharmacoepidemiologic research on a number of drug safety concerns as well as epidemiologic research on early developmental etiologies of schizophrenia.

Dr. Zornberg introduces Weill Cornell medical students to their first interviews of psychiatric patients while teaching them evaluation of the mental status exam and other psychiatric assessments. In 2019, Dr. Zornberg was honored to receive the Weill-Cornell Medical College Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award for 2018-2019. 


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

2018-2019 Weill Cornell Medical College Excellence in Medical Education

2014 FDA CDER OSE Workplace Culture Award
2012 FDA Sentinel Initiative Development Team
2010 FDA CDER Preceptor for Change Champion
1992- 1994, 1995-1997 NIMH Training Grant in Psychiatric Epidemiology
1993 Ethel Ginsburg Fellow, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
1991 Sol Ginsburg Fellow, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
1988 Columbia P&S Human Rights Externship
1985 Columbia P&S Dean’s Research Fellowship
1981 Macy’s Research Fellowship, Columbia College
1978 Phi Beta Kappa and General Honors


Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • Sc.D., Harvard University, 1997
  • M.S., Harvard University, 1994
  • M.D., Columbia College-Columbia University, 1988
  • B.A., Goucher College, 1978


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