Dr. Katz is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Medical Education, and System Design and Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the founder and director of Mount Sinai’s Program in Global Mental Health. He organized the psychiatric response to 9/11 in New York City through an organization he co-founded, Disaster Psychiatry Outreach, including founding and directing the World Trade Center Mental Health Screening and Treatment Program for 9/11 responders. He has also been deeply involved in researching the mental health toll of child separation at Immigration and Customs Enforcement centers, showing the extent of mental health disorders in detained children.
Dr. Katz holds numerous positions in the Department of Medical Education, including as a Faculty Advisor for medical students; Faculty Director of the mental health program within our student run, faculty facilitated primary care clinic, EHHOP; and Associate Director for Advocacy in the Mount Sinai Human Rights Program.
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