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richard weiss, MD, FABP



Professional Positions



Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicans and Surgeons (1977-1981)
  • Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Cornell University Medical College (1981-1986)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Cornell Medical College (1986-2004)
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Cornell University Medical College (2004-present)


Honors & Awards

  • Quill and Dagger, Senior Men's Honorary, Cornell University (1966)
  • Sandoz Award for Clinical Excellence, New York State Psychiatric Institute (1975)
  • Karl Menninger Memorial Prize, American Psychoanalytic Association (1992)
  • Voluntary Faculty Teacher of the Year, Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital (1996)
  • Charles Brenner Teaching Award, The New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (2015)

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Psychoanalytic Association
  • New York Psychoanalytic Society


Certification

  • 1972: Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • 1978: Diplomate, National Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 1995: Certified in Psychoanalysis, The American Psychoanalytic Association
  • 2015: Fellow, American Board of Psychoanalysis

Publications

  • Murphy, Dennis and Weiss, Richard, "Reduced Monoamine Oxidase Activity in Blood Platelets from Bipolar Depressed Patients,"American J.Psychiatry, 128:1351-1357, 1972
  • Auchincloss, Elizabeth and Weiss, Richard, "Paranoid Character and the Intolerance of Indiffence" Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 40:4 1013-1037, 1992

Editorial Positions

  • 1992-1996: Book Review Editor, Journal of Clinical Psychoanalysis
  • 2005-2010: Editorial Board and Editor, “Treatment” Section of the New Glossary of Psychoanalytic Terms of the American Psychoanalytic Association

Book Reviews:

  • "Dirty Words: Psychoanalytic Inquiry" by Ariel Arango, M.D. The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 61:3 503-504, 1992
  • "Dimensions of Psychoanalysis" ed. by Joseph Sandler, M.D., Ph.D. Journal of Clinical Psychoanalysis, 1:1 145-157, 1992
  • "The Mourning-Liberation Process" George Pollack, M.D., Ph.D. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 41:1, 260-265,1993
  • "Other Times, Other Realities" by Arnold Modell, M.D. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 41:1, 252-257, 1994
  • Gli Arnonauti: Psicoanalisi e Società. Special Issue: “International Debate on the Therapeutic Action of Psychoanalysis”, edited by Davide Lopez Vol. 27, Numbers 102 and 104. April 2005, Psychoana. Q. 77: 1, 350-356, 2008

Presentations

  • "Paranoid Character and the Intolerance of Indifference" March 1992 at The New York Psychoanalytic Society, and April 1992 at The American Psychoanalytic Association.

Organizational Appointments

Psychoanalytic Activities at The New York Psychoanalytic Institute and Society:

Faculty appointments:

  • 1996-2000: Assistant Course Instructor
  • 2000-present: Course Instructor,
  • 2000-present: Training and Supervising Analyst

Administration appointments:

  • 1986-89: New York Psychoanalytic Institute Newsletter
  • 1989-1994: Editor, New York Psychoanalytic Institute Newsletter
  • 1991-95: Intake Committee of the Treatment Center
  • 1991-97, Board of Directors
  • 1995-1999: Founding Co-Chairman, NYPI Fellowship
  • 1997-2007: Membership Committee
  • 1997-1998: Curriculum Revision Sub-Committee
  • 1998-2001: Chair, Governance Committee
  • 1998- 2000: Assistant Instructor’s Appointment Committee
  • 1998-2005: Curriculum Committee
  • 2000-2006: Chair, Assistant Instructor’s Appointment Committee.
  • 2001-2004: Strategic Plannning Committe
  • 2002-2005: Progesssion Committee
  • 2002-2008: Admissions Committee
  • 2004-2013: Education Committee
  • 2005-2008: Board of Directors
  • 2005-2009: Director for Academic and Professional Relations
  • 2005-2008: Instructors Advisory Committee.
  • 2006-2010: Chair, Curriculum Committee
  • 2007-2009: Ad-Hoc Board of Directors-Foundation Liaison Committee
  • 2010-2013: Institutional Review Committee
  • 2010-2013: Dean of Education (Chair of Education Committee)
  • 2013-present: Admissions Committee
  • 2014-present: Progression Committee
Psychoanalytic Activities at The American Psychoanalytic Association
  • 1998: Psychoanalytic Studies at Aspen.
  • 2000-present: Member, Training Analysts’ Group of COI
  • 2002-present: member, CAPS (Center for Advanced Psychoanalytic Studies)
  • 2007-present: group leader CAPS
  • 2005-2010: Member, Project for Innovations in Psychoanalytic Education,


American Psychoanalytic Association

  • 2010-2013: BOPS Fellow
  • 2012-2015: Co-Chair, Task Force on Externalizing Certification

Psychoanalytic Activities: American Board of Psychoanalysis

  • 2015-present: Founding Vice-Chairman of the Board.

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