Andrew J. Rosenfeld, MD, is a resident in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. His interests include medical education, psychotherapy, and the organizational aspects of psychiatry.
Dr. Rosenfeld received his bachelor's degree in cognitive neuroscience from Harvard College where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. His thesis research, on the perception of syncopated rhythms, garnered him the Harvard College Psychology Faculty Prize for an exceptional senior thesis. Dr. Rosenfeld earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and was a presidential instructional technology fellow. During medical school, he enjoyed teaching junior students in both physiology and in the interviewing and physical exam course. His research interests focused on investigating how we learn during sleep and how to teach clinical neuroscience interactively.
Dr. Rosenfeld completed his adult psychiatry residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital's Columbia campus and the New York State Psychiatric Institute where he served as chief resident. Dr. Rosenfeld continued to demonstrate his interest in teaching during his residency, focusing on clinical interviewing skills geared toward first and third year medical students and second year residents. In addition, he studied the hormone oxytocin and its possible relationship to the social cognitive deficits often seen in people with schizophrenia.
Dr. Rosenfeld is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has co-authored articles on his research into syncopated rhythms, sleep and learning, and oxytocin in schizophrenia, as well as authoring a case report for The American Journal of Psychiatry. Dr. Rosenfeld was a fellow of the Editorial Board of the Psychiatry Resident in Training Exam (PRITE) for two years and was recipient of the APIRE/Janssen Resident Psychiatric Research Scholar Award and presented at the APA Annual Junior Research Colloquium in 2010.