Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Erin Zahradnik received a BA in English–creative writing from the University of Rochester and an MD from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where she was the recipient of a Ron Martin, MD Award for Best Psychiatric Paper. She completed her residency in psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine, where she served as chief resident in the Department of Psychiatry’s Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit. She then completed fellowships in geriatric psychiatry and hospice and palliative medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. In addition, she earned a certificate in bioethics and medical humanities from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, both at Yeshiva University. She is currently the chair of the Mental Health Special Interest Group of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.