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Michael Friedmann

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    Graduated with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Univeristy of California, Los Angeles in June of 1995.  Completed a Post-doctoral fellowship in Psychology at Brown University in June of 1996. Began working full time as a Clinical Psychologist at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in July 1996.  Currently the Attending Psychologist on the general adult inpatient unit as well as the Psychology Internship Director.  Responsibilities include program deveopment, teaching and supervision of Psychology and Psychiatry trainees, individual psychotherapy for private practice patients.   


  • 2009 - 2013
    Joan Sadow Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Psychiatry Department, Division of Psychology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, New York

  • 1989 - 1994
    NIMH Fellowship
    Schizophrenia Research Training Grant

  • 1988 -
    Psychology Honors Program Award
    University of California, Los Angeles


Tufekcioglu S. The Role of Psychological Testing in Clarifying Diagnosis on an Inpatient Unit. Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York. 2014;.

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