Emily Aron, MD, is a resident in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. Her clinical interests include the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders and childhood trauma through the use of various therapy modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and family therapy. Dr. Aron is also interested in health policy as it applies to mental health services.
Dr. Aron received her bachelor's degree at Cornell University and her medical degree from Georgetown University. She completed her adult psychiatry training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Prior to starting medical school, Dr. Aron worked as a research coordinator in a behavioral research lab studying infant anxiety at George Washington University. She collected data on infant attachment, temperament, and physiology, as well as testing a measure to assess for toddler anxiety. She also wrote a policy brief during medical school delineating the effects of Medicare part D on low-income individuals for the non-profit organization Association of Clinicians for the Underserved.
Dr. Aron has co-authored articles published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry on the topics of infant anxiety and maternal panic disorder. She has presented a poster at the American Neuropsychiatric Association in 2010. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.