Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Grand Rounds: Kenneth R. Silk, M.D. Lectureship - Frank Yeomans, M.D., Ph.D.

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
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“Trying to Meet the Challenge of Psychotherapy for Narcissistic Personality Disorder”



Frank Yeomans, M.D., Ph.D. photo

Frank Yeomans, M.D, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Director of Training, Personality Disorders Institute
Weill Cornell Medical College
Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Dr. Yeomans is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Director of Training at the Personality Disorders Institute of Weill-Cornell, Lecturer in Psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, and Director of the Personality Studies Institute in Manhattan. He graduated from Harvard College and went on to obtain his M.D. from the Yale University School of Medicine and complete his training in psychiatry at the Payne Whitney Clinic of the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College.

Dr. Yeomans' primary interests are the development, investigation, teaching, and practice of psychotherapy for personality disorders. He has participated in establishing training programs for psychodynamic therapy of personality disorders in numerous sites in North America and Europe. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles and books, including A Primer on Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for the Borderline Patient, and Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality: Focusing on Object Relations, co-authored with Drs. John Clarkin and Otto Kernberg. He was the head of the team of TFP therapists in the RCT reported on in the article "Evaluating three treatments for borderline personality disorder: a multiwave study" that appeared in the American Journal of Psychiatry in June 2007.


Victor Hong, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Director of Psychiatry Emergency Services (PES)