Eric R. Marcus, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Director, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training & Research
Eric R. Marcus, MD is Director of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research and professor of clinical psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is a training and supervising psychoanalyst.He is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and of the American College of Psychoanalysts. His teaching awards include the Columbia University President's Teaching Award, the Roeske teaching award of the American Psychiatric Association, the Shabshin teaching award of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the regional teaching award of the Association for Academic Psychiatry, and several College of Physician and Surgeons teaching awards including Commencement Speaker.
He is past president of the New York County district branch of the American Psychiatric Association and a past president of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine.
His areas of research involve symbolic alterations of reality, in psychotic and near psychotic phenomena, and in social psychoanalytic science research using medical student dreams to study the effect of medical pedagogy and the stages of development of the capacity for medical empathy.
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1) symbolic alterations of reality in psychosis, dreams, art and culture 2) the emotional development process of becoming a physician as revealed in medical student dreams about medical school 3) neuro-mental experience of artistic aesthetics 4) development of modern ego psychology theory 5) the differential diagnosis and combined medication and psychotherapy of psychotic and near psychotic conditions, with and without co-morbid personality disorders 6) cirricular change to catalyze emotional growth and development of the capacity for medical empathy, the structure and use of symbolic alterations of reality