Lloyd Sederer, MD
Dr. Lloyd is an Adjunct Professor at the Columbia/Mailman School of Public Health and Chief Medical Officer of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), the nation’s largest state mental health system.
Previously, Dr. Lloyd served as the Executive Deputy Commissioner for Mental Hygiene Services in NYC, the City’s “chief psychiatrist”. He also has been Medical Director and Executive Vice President of McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA, a Harvard teaching hospital, and Director of the Division of Clinical Services for the American Psychiatric Association.
In 2013, Dr. Lloyd was given the Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents by the American Psychiatric Association, which in 2009 recognized him as the Psychiatric Administrator of the Year. He also has been awarded a Scholar-in-Residence grant by the Rockefeller Foundation and an Exemplary Psychiatrist award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). He has published seven books for professional audiences and five books for lay audiences, as well as 500 articles in medical journals, non-medical publications and book, film, TV and theatre reviews including in TheAtlantic.com, The New York Times/The International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The NY Daily News, The Washington Post.com, Commonweal Magazine, and Psychology Today. He has been Medical Editor for Mental Health for the Huff Post where over 250 of his posts and videos appeared and also wrote a regular column on mental health and the addictions for US News & World Report.
Dr. Lloyd appears regularly on radio and television and has given a TEDx talk about mental illness and the family.