Title: Associate Professor; Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program
Kasturba Medical College
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship; Brookdale University Hospital in New York, Psychiatry Residency
Dr. Manisha Punwani has joined the faculty at UCSF in September 2012 as the Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program. Dr. Punwani is board certified in Adult psychiatry as well as Child and Adolescent psychiatry. She served as the Director of the Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program at SIU School of Medicine prior to joining UCSF.
She has served as Member in Training Delegate from New York to the APA, delegate for the APA’s resident fellow section and the Maine Medical Association’s young physicians section to American Medical Association. Her honors include multiple presentations and publications as well as Faculty Development Award 2012; Academic Psychiatry, SIU Psychotherapy Mentor of the Year award 2012, SIU Faculty of the year award-2011, the AACAP outstanding Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident Award and the APA William Sorum Award for advocacy, leadership and community work.
Her clinical interests are in Family Forensic Cases, Parental capacity cases and Fitness to stand trial, Autism and Anxiety disorders in Children and Adolescents.
Juvenile Forensics, Family Forensics and Parental Capacity, CBT, Family therapy, Ethics, Leadership and Advocacy
Her research interests are in Medical Education, Ethics and Psychological Mindedness in trainees
Ethical Boundaries, Research Revitalization, Psychological Mindedness, Medical Education
Campus Location: Parnassus
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