Peter Y. Wu, MD, is a resident in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. Her interests include education, psychotherapy, and the implications of changing financial reimbursement models with relation to the provision of psychiatric care.
Dr. Wu received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and economics from Baylor University, Texas, where he graduated summa cum laude, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and received the award for outstanding economics major during his senior year. He also received his medical degree at Baylor University, receiving a national medical student award through the American Psychiatric Association (APA). He completed his general adult psychiatry residency at Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as the graduate medical education residents’ council president. He was recognized in two consecutive years for excellence in teaching medical students. In addition, he participated in research related to teaching psychotherapy to medical students and psychiatry residents. He further had the opportunity for specialized psychotherapy training via the fellowship program for psychodynamic psychotherapy at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies.
Dr. Wu is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the American Group Psychotherapy Association.