Special honors


I have been elected as a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. 


In 1997, I was given the Founder’s Award by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry for contributions to the field.  This was only the 3rd time that this award had been presented since the organization was started in 1978.


In May, 2001, I received the Jack Weinberg Memorial Award in Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association, their highest award in Geriatric Psychiatry. 


In 2003, I was selected as the first recipient of the Clinician of the Year Award by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 


In 2004, I was given the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Miami School of Medicine.

Since 2010, I have been the Director of Psychiatry at the Jewish Home of San Francisco, and the San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living, and the Medical Director of their Geriatric Psychiatry Hospital.

I am honored to have been listed in Best Doctors in America continuously since 1992.


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I am honored to have been elected as an Officer and Board Member of many professional organizations.

Revision April 2019