Julie B. Penzner, M.D.
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Julie B. Penzner, M.D.


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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Psychiatry


  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Family Problems
  • Relationship Problems

Personal Statement

Dr. Julie Penzner's interests include the training and education of psychiatric residents and trainees, and the evaluation and treatment of mood and psychotic disorders, particularly in the acute inpatient setting. She is an attending psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College.

She works clinically as an inpatient psychiatrist and supervisor for residents and medical students.

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


Dr. Penzner is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College. She completed her medical training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and graduated with an MD with special distinction in research in psychiatry. She completed her psychiatric residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Payne Whitney Clinic. During residency, she was selected as a Laughlin Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists. She was co-chief resident in her final year of training. Prior to employment on the Cornell faculty, Dr. Penzner was the Associate Director of Psychiatry in the Milstein Pavilion at Columbia University. She was selected as a Physician of the Year by the Columbia Department of Nursing in 2011. She has been recognized by Weill Cornell Medicine and the American Psychiatric Association for her excellence in teaching. Dr. Penzner has been the Director of Residency Training in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell since 2014. 


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

2016 American Psychiatric Association’s Nancy C.A. Roeske, M.D. Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Medical Student Education

2016 Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association

2015 Weill Cornell Medical College Senior List, recognizing 16 medical college faculty with commitment to and excellence in teaching

2014 Weill Cornell Medical College Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (LAMP)

2011 Physician of the Year, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia

2009 - 2011 Laughlin Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists

2009 Payne Whitney Faculty Council Award for Excellence in Medical Student 
Education, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell

2009 Honorable Mention Prize in The New York County District Branch of the 
American Psychiatric Association's Resident Research Competition

2006-2008 American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education (APIRE)/Janssen 
Resident Psychiatric Research Scholars Award

2005 Tenth Annual American Psychiatric Association (APA) Research Colloquium 
for Junior Investigators Award

2004 Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors society


Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

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., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2005


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