About Seth Powsner

Seth Powsner has practiced in the field of psychiatry for nearly 40 years. Titles held include: Professor of Psychiatry & Emergency Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, Medical Director at the Crisis Intervention Unit for Yale-New Haven Hospital, Member of Center for Medical Informatics at Yale University, Past-President for the American Association for Technology in Psychiatry and Past-President here at American Association for Emergency Psychiatry. Powsner earned his B.S.E.E. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, later attending Yale University School of Medicine to receive his M.D. From there, his psychiatry residency was completed at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. Current research interests include computer and video applications in medicine and psychiatry, in which subjects his work has been published numerous times. Powsner has also been honored with the Visiting Professor Award in 2000 from the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, where he is a fellow, and was also a part of Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu.