Women's Mental Health Through the Reproductive Life Cycle: A Talk with Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson
Elizabeth Fitelson, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry and the co-founder and director of the Women’s Program in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, talks about women’s mental health through the reproductive life cycle and her impressions of Riggs during a recent visit to deliver a Grand Rounds presentation.
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About Dr. Fitelson
Elizabeth Fitelson, MD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry and the co-founder and director of the Women’s Program in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. She completed her medical training and residency at Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, as well as a fellowship in public psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Her area of clinical expertise includes the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders across the female life cycle, particularly perinatal psychopharmacologic management, menstrual cycle and perimenopause related disorders, infertility, and pregnancy loss. She also has expertise in program development and medical student and resident education, and developed one of the first clinical fellowships in women’s reproductive mental health in the United States. Dr. Fitelson co-directs the Columbia Psychiatry Domestic Violence Initiative, a collaboration with the Chapman-Perelman Foundation and the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence.