Janis L. Cutler, MD

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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychopharmacology

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Yale University
  • Residency: 1987 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry


I am interested in educational research. Recent topics of interest include medical student career choice, students' attitudes towards psychiatry, and the comparative efficacy of various teaching strategies.

Selected Publications

  • Cutler JL, Marcus ER: Psychiatry, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, USA, 2010
  • Cutler JL, Harding KF, Mozian SA, Wright LL, Pica AG, Masters SR, Graham MJ: Discrediting the Notion "working with 'crazies' will make you crazy": Addressing Stigma and Enhancing Empathy in Medical Student Education. Advances in Health Sciences Education 2009;14: 487-502
  • Cutler JL, Alspector SL, Harding KJ, Wright LL, Graham MJ: Medical Students' Perceptions of Psychiatry as a Career Choice. Academic Psychiatry 2006;30: 144-149
  • Cutler JL: Psychiatric Education for Medical Students: Challenges and Solutions. Academic Psychiatry 2006;30: 95-97
  • Cutler JL, Goldyne A, Markowitz JC, Devlin MJ, Glick RA: Comparing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. American Journal of Psychiatry 2004;161: 1567-1573