Amanda M. Spray, PhD, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, New York University (NYU) Grossman School of Medicine. Nikhil A. Patel, MD, MPH, MS, is a Clinical Fellow of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health. Ashvin Sood, MD, is a Resident Physician, NYU Langone Health. Stephanie X. Wu, BA, is a Medical Student, NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Naomi M. Simon, MD, MSc, is a Professor of Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Rachel Podbury, BPubHealth&HealthProm, is a Senior Project Manager NYU Langone Health. Ariela Vasserman, PsyD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Rachel A. Caravella, MD, is the Interim Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service, New York University Langone Health; and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Yona Silverman, MD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Randi Pochtar, PhD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine. K. Ron-Li Liaw, MD, is the Director, KiDS of NYU Foundation Center for Child and Family Resilience, Sala Institute for Child and Family Centered Care; the Chief of Service, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health/Bellevue Hospital Center; and a Clinical Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Marra G. Ackerman, MD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine.
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Grant: Ashvin Sood received funding for earlier, selected house staff support groups from the Committee of Interns and Residents, Bellevue Chapter.
Disclosure: Naomi M. Simon receives royalties from Wolters Kluwer; consults for Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc, Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy, Axovant Sciences, Springworks, Praxis Therapeutics, Aptinyx, and Genomind; serves as Deputy Editor for the journal Depression and Anxiety; and does contracted research for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Department of Defense, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Highland Street Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Janssen; receives payments from Wiley-Blackwell for work as the deputy editor of the journal Depression and Anxiety; and her spouse/partner owns stock in G1 Therapeutics. The remaining authors have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
K. Ron-Li Liaw and Marra G. Ackerman contributed equally to this article and should be considered equal authors.
The authors thank the additional members of the Frontline Staff Support Taskforce including William G. Frankle, MD, Eriko Dunn, PhD, Meera Balsubramaniam, MD, Aaron Pinkasov, MD, and Carole Filangieri, PhD; support group leaders including Christin Drake, MD, Gabriella Safyer, MD, Joy Choi, MD, Rachel Guerrero, PhD, Joshua Scott, PhD, D. Harshad Bhatt, MD, Deepti Anbarasan, MD, Siddhartha Nadkarni, MD, Victoria Dinsell, MD, Aimy Rehim, MD, Aneil Shirke, MD, Jane Rosenthal, MD, Joanna Wolfson, PhD, Hope Mowery, PhD, Lauren Fiedler, PsyD, Mary Rzeszut, LCSW, Charu Sood, PsyD, Kelly Yu, PhD, Lia Okun, PhD, and Kathleen Isaac, PhD; leadership of the Department of Psychiatry including Charles Marmar, MD, and David Ginsberg, MD; members and leadership of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry including Helen Egger, MD, Glenn Hirsch, MD, Jeanne Greenblatt, MD, Becky Lois, PhD, Marnie Higlett, Yamalis Diaz, PhD, Hanifa Cavanna, MSN, RN, Lauren Knickerbocker, PhD, Adam Brown, PsyD, Erica Willheim, PhD, Ross Goldberg, MD, Ashley Ford, MD, Lambert Lewis, MD, Tia Mansouri, MD, Jason Chavarria, and Lily Chin; members of the HSMH team including Julie Ackerman, PhD, Jessica Kraus, PhD, Annie Robinson, MS, Robert Mazgaj, MD, Andrew Chansky, MD, and Nina Wylonis, MD; members of the C-L team including Allison Deutch, MD, H.K. Eastburn, MS, RN-BC, PMHNP, Emily Fries, RN, and Adam Kozikowski, PMHNP-BC; and members of NYU Langone Health including Kathleen DeMarco, MSN, NE-BC, CPHQ, RN, Taryn De Sio-Garber, Isabelle Marcelin, MD, Paraskevi Noulas, PsyD, Mike Mainiero, Patricia Sotelo, Daniel Caceres, Rashmi Dwivedi, Mathew Watts, and Debra Forte.