Matthew D. Erlich, M.D.

Senior Resident in Psychiatry, Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons

Matthew D. Erlich, M.D. is a senior resident in psychiatry at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He is currently in Columbia's Public Psychiatry Fellowship Program, with a concentration in mental health-care policy.

A Bowdoin College graduate, Dr. Erlich received his M.D. from Columbia P & S. He also received the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Outstanding Resident Award in Psychiatry for 2010, is a member of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism Honor Society, and a recipient of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) Policy Scholar Award (2010-2012).

His interests range from research in the prescribing practices of antipsychotic medications in community public health to the role of nostalgia in shaping history. He has written articles in professional, scientific, and lay publications and is currently working on a children's book.