Attending Physician - Psychiatry Family Justice Center

Bronx, New York
Jul 25, 2021
Position Type
Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals' wellness.

PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.

Provide clinical services to indviduals in situations of domestic violence (DV) as part of the innovative collaboration with a city- run center providing co- localized multidisciplinary services for victims of DV. Part of a city- wide team of providers that also includes psychiatrists and ongoing peer and expert supervision and training.


  • Conduct clinical psychiatric evaluations of center clients referred by staff and collaborating agencies on-site at the Family Justice Center
  • Provide on-site psychopharmacologic treatment when appropriate for center clients.
  • Conduct supportive, cognitive, interpersonal or other evidence-based individual and group-based psychotherapies for clients and families, when appropriate.
  • Collaborate with center staff and on-site service agencies related to clients' clinical needs. Assist in facilitating referral for more intensive psychiatric care when appropriate.
  • Provide educational activities for center and affiliated agency staff on-site when appropriate.
  • Participate in educational and supervision activities in the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry.
  • Work with Columbia University faculty and other team members to develop and implement tools for program evaluation to assess the impact of the added clinical services provided by this initiative for clients of the DV center.


Minimum Educational Requirements:
  • M.D. or D.O. from an accredited medical or osteopathy school.
  • Completion of residency training in psychiatry.
  • ABPN Board Eligible
  • NYS license.

Experience and Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated interest and clinical experience in treating victims of trauma and/or Domestic Violence.
    Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team setting.
  • Familiarity with high-risk patients and cultural sensitivity in community settings.
  • Clinical and/or services research experience preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred. Other languages a plus.
  • Experience conducting evidence-based treatments in group and individual modalities, familiarity with high-risk populations and community settings, experience in psychiatric care of medical patients, demonstrated interest in maternal mental health. Administrative and research experience a plus.


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