Bio & Curriculum Vitae- Detailed

CURRICULUM VITAE

Michael Blumenfield, M.D.

Board Certified in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine by the

American Board of psychiatry & Neurology

Birth Place        New York, NY

Citizenship:          United States

Education:                                       

University of Rochester (Rochester, NY) – B.A.

State University of New York,  Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) – M.D.

Summer Fellowships:                                

Research Fellowship Roscoe B. Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Behavioral Science Division, Bar Harbor, Maine

Clinical Externship, Department of Neurology Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

Medical Training & Experience:

Internship (Rotating) San Francisco General Hospital, Univ. of California, San Francisco, CA

Resident in Psychiatry, Kings County Hospital, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY  Chief Resident, J-Building, Milieu Treatment Ward, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Assistant Instructor in Psychiatry, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn,

Military Service: Chief, Consultation Liaison Service, Department of Psychiatry, Wilford Hall, Captain USAF, Lackland AFB, Texas

Psychiatric Consultant on Drug Abuse Community Guidance Center of Bexar County, Affiliated with University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, State Univ. of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Candidate, New York Psychoanalytic Institute, New York, NY

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, State Univ. of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Director, Adult Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic, Kings County Hospital, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Jan. 1980 – May 1983    Associate Professor of Psychiatry, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Jan. 1980 – May 1985   Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Jan. 1980 – Dec. 1995   Associate Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Division, New York Medical College/Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Sept. 1981 – Jun. 1987   Board of Directors, Society for Liaison Psychiatry

Mar. 1982 – Jan. 1989   Associate Editor, Journal of Integrative Psychiatry

Jun. 1982 – Jun. 1984   Secretary, Society for Liaison Psychiatry

May 1983 – Dec. 2007   Professor of Psychiatry, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

May 1985 – December 2007  Professor of Medicine & Surgery New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Jun. 1985 – Jun. 1986  President, Society for Liaison Psychiatr

Feb. 1986 – 1995    Director, Center for Study of Psychological Reactions in Disaster Emergencies (PRIDE)

1987 – 2008   Member, Executive Council, Psychiatric Society of Westchester

Sept. 1987 – Jun.1994    Chairman, Committee on AIDS, Psychiatric Society of Westchester

May 1988 – Present  Faculty Position, New York Medical College, (Professor) was tenured

Jul. 1989 – Jun. 1995  Chairman, Public Affairs Committee, Psychiatric Society of Westchester

Sept. 1989 – Sept. 1995    Member, Elections Committee, American Psychiatric Association (2 terms)

May 1991 – May 1992  President, Psychiatric Society of Westchester

May 1992 – May 2004   Assembly Representative to American Psychiatric Association from Psychiatric Society of Westchester

Sept. 1993 – Sept. 1996  Assembly Liaison to American Psychiatric Association, Joint Commission on Public Affairs

Dec. 1993 – May 2002  Member, Committee on Psychiatric Dimensionsof Disasters under the Council on National Affairs of the American Psychiatric Assoc.

May 1994 – May 1996  Member, Psychiatric Update Committee of the American College of Psychiatrists

Nov. 1994 – December 2004   Director, Undergraduate Education in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College

Jul. 1995 – Jun. 1999    Chairman, Public Affairs Committee for New York State Psychiatric Association (Area II)

Sept. 1995 – Sept. 1999  Area II Representative to Joint Commission on Public Affairs for American Psychiatric Association.

Jan. 1996 – January 2008  Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Division, New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

June 1999- May 2002   Chairperson, Joint Commission on Public Affairs, American Psychiatric Association

May 2001- May 2004  Board of Trustees, American Academy of Psychoanalysis

May 2004-May 2005 Recorder of the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association ( Elected)

January 2005 – January 2008 Appointed Sidney E. Frank Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at New York Medical College ( endowed professorship )

May 2005- May 2007   Board of Trustees of the American Psychiatric Association

May 2006-May 2007   Speaker of the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association ( Elected)

January 2008- Present  Sidney E. Frank Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at New York Medical College

May 2010-2012  President- American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychotherapy ( Elected)

Private Practice Scarsdale New York – 1973-2008\

Private Practice Woodland Hills, California 2008-Present

Awards:

–  Ferrucio Di Cori Award for Research and Clinical Work in Psychiatry

  • Elected to Fellowship, The American College of Psychiatrists
  • Elected to Fellowship, The American Psychiatric Association
  • William A. Console, M.D., Master Teacher Award in Psychiatry from Alumni Association College of Medicine, State University of NY,
  • The Community Leadership Award of themMental Health Assoc. of Westchester County
  • Mental Health Medical Award, New York State Mental Health Association
  • Teaching Award in Psychiatry – Class of 1999mNew York Medical College

2004 Annual Achievement Award- The Society For Liaison Psychiatry

2010-Present Castle Connolly America’s Topic Doctors

2018 Bruno Lima Award in Disaster Psychiatry from American Psychiatric Association

Certification

Diplomate in Psychiatry,

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Certification in Psychoanalysis, The American Academy of Psychoanalysis

Diplomate in Psychosomatic Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Professional Societies:

*American Psychiatric Association (Distinguished Life Fellow)

*American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry (Fellow)

Association for Academic Psychiatry

*The American College of Psychiatrists (Fellow)

Institute for Trauma and Emergency Care (Fellow)

*American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (Fellow)

National Association of Medical Communicators

*American Psychosomatic Society

*American Medical Association

* Southern California Psychiatric Association

Westchester  County Psychiatric Association

* Current

Research Projects

1980 – 1983    Development of Psychosocial Data Bank for Burn Patients

1983 – 1985    Comparison of Psychological Adjustment –CAPD – Hemodialysis Patients

1983 – 1984    Attitudes of Nurses about AIDS

1983 – 1984     Development Electronic Visual Analog

Apparatus and Testing for Subjective Response

1984 – 1985      Use of Trazadone in Depressed Cardiac Patients

1984 – 1985       Psychological Aspects of Patients Being Tested for Herpes

1984 – 1985   Psychological Study of Patients with Small Burns –A Large Psychological Problem

1985 – 1986    Comparative Psychological Interventions in the Hospitalized Medically Ill

1985-1987   Attitudes of Adjustment of Women Who Have Had Mastectomy

1985 – 1986     Psychological Impact of Dallas Airplane Crash –on site

1986 – 1987    Psychological Factors in Treatment of Obesity with Gastric Balloon

1986 – 1987    Psychological Symptoms in Patients with Genital Herpes Participating in Drug Trial with Acyclovir

1986 – 1988     Noncompliance of AIDS Patients in General Medical Hospital

1986 – 1994     Use of Computerized Database in Consultation-Liaison: Part of Multicentered Consortium

1987 – 1993      Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms in New York City Police, Fire and EMT

1987 – 1989      Follow-up of Attitudes of Nurses about AIDS

1989 – 1992      Effect of Mental Stress on Heart Wall Movementas Measured by Radionucleotide Ventriculography

1990 – 1992     Use of Prozac in End Stage Renal Disease, Phase I Open Label; Phase II Double Blind, Funded by Grant from Eli Lilly Co.

1990 – 1992      Depression and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

1992 – 1993      Analysis of Suicidality in a Trauma Data Base

1993 – 1995      Use of Prozac in Medical/Surgical Patients with Depressive Symptoms Which Do Not Meet Criteria for Major Depression, Funded by a grant from Eli Lilly Co.

1993 – 1997   Observation Status in General Medical Hospital

1994 – 1995    Time-Limited Short-Term Psychotherapy in Medically Ill

1999    Psychiatric Emergencies in General Hospital (Redstones)

1999    National Survey of Neurologists on Psychiatric Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

2000-2001    Development of Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Database   for the Palm Pilot

2000-2001    Monitoring Study of Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Treatment of Delirium Utilizing Palm Pilot

2001-2005    Survey Study of Attitudes of Cardiologists for Diagnosing and Treating Depression and Anxiety( national survey ) – Funded by Pfizer

2006     Survey of Attending Staff about Mentorship Experience

2006-2007   National Survey of US Public Awareness of the Association Between Depression and Heart Disease Funded by Pfizer and Sidney E. Frank Foundation

Publications/Articles:

  1. Ross, S., Zarrow, M., Sawin, P., Deneberg, V., and Blumenfield, M., Maternal Behavior in the Rabbit Under Semi-Natural Conditions, Animal Behaviour, 11:283-285, 1963.
  2. Denenberg, V., Ross, S., and Blumenfield, M., Behavioral Differences Between Mutant and Non-Mutant Mice, of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 56:290-293, 1963.
  3. Deutsh, A., Abinder, M., Becker, E., and Blumenfield, M., Group Therapy with Schizophrenics in an Out-Patient Clinic, of Psychoanalysis in Groups, 2:30-37, 1966.
  4. Blumenfield, M., and Glickman, L., Persistent Somatic Symptoms Following Psychiatric Hospitalization Precipitated by the Recent Blackout: Two Cases, Psychosomatics, 7:382-384, 1966.
  5. Blumenfield, M., and Glickman, L., Ten Months Experience with LSD Users Admitted to a County Psychiatric Receiving Hospital, New York State J. of Med., 67:1949-1953, 1967.
  6. Glickman, L., and Blumenfield, M., Psychological Determinants of LSD Reactions, ofNervous. and Mental Dis., 145:79-83, 1967.
  7. Blumenfield, M., Rose, L.I., Richmond, L., and Boering, S., Dexamethasone Suppression in Basic Trainees Under Stress, Gen. Psychiatry, 23:299-304, 1970.
  8. Blumenfield, M., Flashback Phenomena in Basic Trainees who Enter the U.S. Air Force, Military Medicine, 136:39-41, 1971.
  9. Blumenfield, M., Riester, A.E., Serrano, A.C., and Adams, R.C., Marijuana Use in High School Students. , Dis. of Ner. Sys., 9:603-611, 1972.
  10. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Factors Involved in Request for Elective Abortion, of Clinical Psychiatry, 39:17-25, 1978.
  11. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Aspects of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Primary Care, 5:159-171, 1978.
  12. Blumenfield, M., Levy, N.B., and Kaufman, D., The Wish to be Informed of a Fatal Illness, Omega, 9:323-326, 1979.
  13. Blumenfield, M., Levy, N.B., and Kaufman, D., Current Attitudes of Medical Students and House Staff Toward Terminal Illness, General Hospital Psychiatry, 1:306-310, 1979.
  14. Blumenfield, M., and Blumenfield, S., Talking to the Patient with Terminal Cancer, Medical Times & The Journal of Family Medicine 110:72-76, 1982.
  15. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Aspects of the Lawyer-Client Relationship, Y. State Bar Journal, 54:315-318, 1982.
  16. Blumenfield, M., Patients’ Fantasies about Physical Illness, Psychosom., 39:127-235, 1983.
  17. Blumenfield, S., and Blumenfield, M., Understanding and Responding to the Terminal Patient, Resident and Staff Physician, 29: 21-24, 1983.
  18. Reddish, P., and Blumenfield, M., Psychological Reactions of Wives of Burn Patients, Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation, 5:388-390, 1984.
  19. Blumenfield, M., Commentary – Obstacles to Integration of Medical and Psychiatric Care, by Teitlebaum, Psychiat., 3:98, 1985
  20. Reddish, P.M., and Blumenfield, M. A Typology of Spousal Response to the Crisis of a Severe Burn, of Burn Care and Rehabilitation, 7:328-330, 1986.
  21. Blumenfield, M., Commentary-Adaptation of Physicians to Managing Life Threatening Illness by Slaby & Glicksman, Integr. Psychiat., 4:170-171, 1986.
  22. Freedman, A.M., and Blumenfield, M., Recognizing the Role of Bereavement in Modern Psychiatry, Psychopathology, 19:37-46, 1986.
  23. Blumenfield, M., Smith, P.J., Milazzo, J., Seropian, S., & Wormser, G.P. Attitudes of Nurses Working with AIDS Patients, General Hospital Psychiatry, 9:56-63, 1987.
  24. Blumenfield, M., and Reddish, P.M., Identification of Psychological Impairment in Patients with Mild-Moderate Thermal Injury: Small Burn, Big Problem, General Hospital Psychiatry, 9:142-146, 1987.
  25. Blumenfield, M., Subspecialization in Psychiatry, Psychosomatics, 29:153-154, 1988.
  26. Blumenfield, M., Milazzo, J., and Wormser, G., Non-Compliance of Patients Hospitalized with AIDS, General Hospital Psychiatry, 2:166-169, 1990.
  27. Berman, H., & Blumenfield, M., Psychiatric Symptoms in Systemic Lupus Erthematosus, The Journal of Musculosketal Medicine, 9:81-94, 1992.
  28. Blumenfield, M., & Schoeps, M., Reintergration of the Healed Burned Adult into Society: Psychological Problems and Solutions, Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 19:599-605, 1992.
  29. Bergstrom, R.F., Beasley, C.M., Levy, N.B., Blumenfield, M., and Lemberger, L., The Effects of Renal and Hepatic Disease on the Pharmacokinetics, Renal Tolerance, and Risk-Benefit Profile of Fluoxetine, International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 8:261-266, 1993.
  30. Levy, N.B., Blumenfield, M., Beasley, C.M., Jr., Duboy, A.K., Solomon, R.J., Todd, R.G., Goodman, A., and Bergstrom, R.F., Fluoxetine in Depressed Patients with Renal Failure and in Depressed Patients with Normal Kidney Function, General Hospital Psychiatry, 18-23, 1996.
  31. Blumenfield, Levy, N.B., Spinowitz, B., Charytans, C., Beasley, C.M., Jr., Dubey, A.K., Solomon, R.J., Todd, R., Goodman, A., and Bergstrom, R.F., Fluoxetine in Depressed Patients on Dialysis, Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 27:71-80, 1997.
  32. Blumenfield, M. and Byrne D.W. , Development of Posttraumatic Stress Disorders in Urban Emergency Medical Service Workers, Medscape Mental Health (online) (9),1997
  33. Newstadt, G., Wilner, A., and Schleifer, S.S., Adjustment Disorder: A Multisite Study of Its Utilization and Intervention in the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Setting. General Strain, J.J., Smith, G.C., Hammer, J.S., McKenzie, D.P., Blumenfield, M., Mustein, P., Hospital Psychiatry, 20:139-149, 1998.
  34. Blumenfield, M., Milazzo, K and Orlowski, B., Constant Observation in the General Hospital, Psychosomatics, 41: 289-293, 2000.
  35. Blumenfield, M., Introduction, Special Section on Psychiatric Aspects of Disaster, Blumenfield , M (ed.) , Psychiatric Quarterly, 71:205, 2000
  36. Blumenfield, M, Introduction, Special Section on AIDS in the 21st Century, Blumenfield, M (ed.) , Psychiatric Quarterly, 73, 2002
  37. Blumenfield, M, The Place of Psychodynamic Psychiatry in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry with Special Emphasis on Countertransference, Journal of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 34(1) 83-92,2006
  38. Feinstein, R.E., Blumenfield, M., Orlowski, B, Frishman, W.H.,and Ovanessian, S.A., National Survey of Cardiovascular Physicians’ Beliefs and Clinical Care Practices When Diagnosing and Treating Depression in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology in Review, 14(4) July/August 2006
  39. Blumenfield, M., The March Toward Evidence Based Criteria for Mass Trauma Intervention, Psychiatry 70 (4) 354-357, 2007
  40. Blumenfield, M., An Interview with Alfred M. Freedman, M.D., Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 13(1) 62-68, 2009
  41. Kent, K. K. and Blumenfield, M., Psychodynamic Psychiatry in the General Medical Setting, , Journal of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 39(1) 41-62, 2011
  42. Blumenfield, M, Suojanen, J.L. and Weiss, C., Public Awareness About the Connection Between Depression and Physical Health: Specifically Heart Disease, , Psychiatric Quarterly, 83:259-271, 2012
  43. Blumenfield, M, Search for a Person’s Biological Identity, The Forum ( published by the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynmaic Psychiatry) Spring , 2014

 Book and Book Chapters:

  1. Blumenfield, M., Teaching of Medical Interviewing. In: Understanding Human Behavior in Health and Illness, Simons, R.C., and Pardes, H., (eds) Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1977.
  2. Blumenfield, M., Psychogenic Pain. In: Understanding Human Behavior in Health andIllness, Simons, R.C., and Pardes, H., (eds) Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1977.
  3. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Reaction to Physical Illness. In: Understanding HumanBehavior in Health and Illness, Simons, R.C., and Pardes, H., (Eds). Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1977.
  4. Blumenfield, M., Doctor-Patient Relationship. In: Understanding Human Behavior in Health and Illness, Simons, R.C., and Pardes H., (eds) Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1977.
  5. Blumenfield, M., Answers to Questions Section, Repeated, Unwanted Pregnancy. In: Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality, 12 (9):141, 1978.
  6. Blumenfield, M., Levy, N.B., and Kaufman, D., Do Patients Want to be Told? Letter to Editor, New England Journal of Medicine, 299 (20):1138, 1978.
  7. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Stress from Physical Disease. In: Life Stress – Vol. 3,Companion to the Life Sciences, Day, S.B. (ed) Van Nostrand Reinhold, NY 1981.
  8. Blumenfield, M., and Thompson, T.L., The Psychological Reaction to Physical Illness. In: Understanding Human Behavior in Health and Illness, 2nd Edition, Simons, R.C., and Pardes, H. (eds) Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1981.
  9. Blumenfield, M., The Basic Models of the Doctor-Patient Relationship. In: Understanding Human Behavior in Health and Illness, 2nd Edition, Simons, R.C., and Pardes, H. (eds) Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1981.
  10. Blumenfield, M., (ed) Applied Supervision in Psychotherapy, Grune & Stratton, New York, 1982.
  11. Levy, N.B., and Blumenfield, M., Supervision in Liaison Psychiatry. In: Applied Supervision in Psychotherapy, Blumenfield, M. (ed), Grune & Stratton, New York, 1982.
  12. Samuelly, I., & Blumenfield, M. One-Way Mirror Supervision for Crisis Intervention. In: Applied Supervision in Psychotherapy, Blumenfield, M.(ed), Grune & Stratton, N.Y.1982.
  13. Freedman, A.M., and Blumenfield, M., Depression bei Korperlicher Krankheit mit Infauster Prognose (in German). Translation: Depression in the Physically Ill with Grave Prognosis. In: Vermedibare Fehler in Diagnostik und Therapie der DepressionCommon Errors in Managing Depression, Kielholz, P., and Adams, C. (eds), Deutscher, Arzte-Verlag, Koln, 1984.
  14. Blumenfield, M., The Basic Models of the Doctor-Patient Relationship. In: Understanding Human Behavior in Health and Illness, 3rd, Simons, R.C. (ed), Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1985.
  15. Blumenfield, M., and Thompson, T.L., The Psychological Reactions to Physical Illness. In: Understanding Human Behavior in Health and Illness, 3rd, Simons, R.C. (ed), Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1985.
  16. Blumenfield, M., & Schoeps, R.N., Psychological Aspects of Burn and Trauma Patients, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1992.
  17. Blumenfield, M., and Malt, F.M., Psychological Issues. In: The Textbook of PenetratingTrauma, Ivatury, R.R., and Cayten, C.G. (eds). Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1996
  18. Blumenfield, M. and Tiamson, M, Consultation -Liaison Psychiatry, Lippincott /Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2003
  19. Blumenfield, M. and Strain, J. (eds) Psychosomatic Medicine, Lippincott/Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia- May 2006
  20. Blumenfield, M., Strain, J J and Grossman, S, Psychodynamic Approach. In: Psychosomatic Medicine, Blumenfield, M. and Strain J.J. (eds) Lippincott/Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia- May 2006
  21. Blumenfield, M. and Ursano, R.J. (eds) Intervention and Resilience After Mass Trauma, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2008
  22. Blumenfield, M and Tiamson, M   Psychosomatic Medicine (2nd Edition of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry – see #18 above ) Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott/Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2009
  23. Blumenfield, M., Gamboa, M. and Suojanen, JK., Psychiatric Care of the Burned Patient,In: 9th Ed., Sadock, J.S., Sadock, A.C. and Ruiz, P. (eds) Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2009
  24. Strain, J.J. and Blumenfield, M (eds) Depression As A Systemic Disease , Oxford Press, 2018

Letters to Editors, Book Reviews, Proceedings and Films:

  1. Blumenfield, M., Implantation of Electrodes in the Brain of a Cat Using Stereotaxic Techniques (Film). Exhibited at the meeting: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Atlantic City, N.J., April, 1961.
  2. Blumenfield, M., Anticipating Psychiatric Problems of the Repatriated Prisoners of War. Proceedings of Twentieth Annual Symposium of USAF Behavioral Scientists, Jan., 1973.
  3. Blumenfield, M., Another Approach to Avoidance (Letter to Editor on Supervision), J. Psychiatry, 133:851, 1976.
  4. Blumenfield, M., Levy, N.B., and Kaufman, D., Do Patients Want to be Told? (Letter to theEditor), New England J. of Medicine, 20:1138, 1978.
  5. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Interventions in Medical Practice by James Strain (Book Review), New York State Journal of Medicine, 1979.
  6. Blumenfield, M., Freud, Breuer and Pseudocyesis (Letter to the Editor), American Journal of Psychiatry, 140:643, 1983.
  7. Blumenfield, M., (Letter to the Editor on AIDS), General Hospital Psychiatry, 8:217, 1986.
  8. Blumenfield, M., Severe Personality Disorder – Psychotherapeutic Strategies by Otto Kernberg (Book Review), Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 15:107-109, 1987.
  9. Blumenfield, M., Milazzo, J., Wormser, G.P., and Smith, Reluctance to Care for Patients with AIDS (Letter to the Editor) General Hospital Psychiatry, 13:410, 1991.
  10. Blumenfield, M., Moving Images: Psychoanalytic Reflections of Film by Andrea Sabbadini, Routledge, 2014 ( Book Review) Psychodynamic Psychiatry , 41: 162-166, 2016

Presentations:                      

  1. Serrano, A.E., Blumenfield, M., Carter, T.D., and Reister, A.E., Adolescent Drug Abuse: A Model for Intervention in Schools, 48th Annual Meeting American Orthopsychiatric Association, March, Washington, D.C., March 1971.
  2. Blumenfield, M., Anticipating Psychiatric Problems of the Repatriated Prisoners of War, 20thAnnual Symposium of USAF Behavioral Scientists, San Antonio, TX,

January 1973.

  1. Blumenfield, M., The Teaching of Medical Interviewing, Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, U. of Colorado Medical School, Denver, CO, September 23, 1975.
  2. Blumenfield, M., Shields, E., and Kaplan, D., Psychiatric Liaison Within an Arthritis Clinic, 14th International Congress of Rheumatology, San Francisco, CA, June 1977.
  3. Blumenfield, M., Common Psychiatric Problems in a General Hospital, Grand Rounds, Hillcrest Hospital, New York, NY, June 2, 1977.
  4. Blumenfield, M., Clinical Depression: Recognition and Treatment. Symposium – The Clinician and Geriatric Medicine, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, New York, NY, November 1, 1977.
  5. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Factors in Unwanted Pregnancy, Grand Rounds, Dept. of Obstetrics, L.I. College Hospital, New York, NY, March 3, 1978.
  6. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Aspects in the Treatment of Lupus Erythematosus, Grand Rounds, Dept. of Medicine, Greenpoint Hospital, New York, NY, June 2, 1978.
  7. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Problems Encountered by the Patient with Lupus Erythematosus, The S.L.E. Foundation of America, New York, NY, September 17, 1978.
  8. Blumenfield, M., Levy, N.B., and Kaufman, D., Current Attitudes of Medical Students, Housestaff and General Population Towards Terminal Illness, Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Dallas, TX, March, 1979.
  9. Blumenfield, M., To Tell or Not to Tell About Fatal Illness, Brooklyn Psychiatric Society, February 21, 1980.
  10. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatric Emergencies, Symposium on Geriatric Emergencies, Westchester County Medical Center/New York Medical College, Emergency Dept., Valhalla, NY, May 13, 1980.
  11. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatry and Coronary Heart Disease, Staff Conference, Benedictine Hospital, Kingston, NY, August 1, 1980.
  12. Blumenfield, M., Fantasies About Physical Illness, Grand Rounds, Dept. of Psychiatry, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, December 11, 1980.
  13. Blumenfield, M., Fantasy Material About Physical Illness, Long Island Task Force for Liaison Psychiatry, Manhasset, NY, April 14, 1981.
  14. Blumenfield, M., Patient’s Fantasies About Physical Illness, Grand Rounds, Dept. of Psychiatry, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY, April 17, 1981.
  15. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Aspects of the Lawyer-Client Relationship, Westchester County Bar Association, White Plains, NY, October 21, 1981.
  16. Blumenfield, M., Patients’ Fantasies About Physical Illness, Grand Rounds, Dept. of Psychiatry, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, November 5, 1981.
  17. Blumenfield, M., Physical Alteration and Personality Changes, The American Academy of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, December 4, 1981.
  18. Blumenfield, M., Psychosomatic Aspects of DSM III, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Montrose, NY, February 11, 1982.
  19. Blumenfield, M., Patients’ Fantasies About Physical Illness, Grand Rounds, Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT, March 30, 1982.
  20. Blumenfield, M., Somatoform Disorders, Psychosexual and Dissociative Disorders and Psychological Factors Affecting Physical Conditions, Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center, Wingdale, NY, October 1, 1982.
  21. Blumenfield, M., Doctor-Patient Relationships, American Institute of Stress, Tarrytown Conference Center, Tarrytown, NY, November 6, 1982.
  22. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatric Complications of the Burn Experience, Burn Care Update – Rehabilitation of the Burned Patient, Burn Center, Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, November 13, 1982.
  23. Blumenfield, M., Patients’ Fantasies About Medical Illness, Grand Rounds, Dept. of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, November 24, 1982.
  24. Freedman, A.M., and Blumenfield, M., Depression in the Physically Ill with a Grave Prognosis, International Committee for Prevention and Treatment of Depression, St. Moritz, Switzerland, February 1983.
  25. Reddish, P.M., Blumenfield, M., Psychological Reactions of Wives of Burn Patients, Annual Meeting, American Burn Association, New Orleans, LA, March 17, 1983.
  26. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Aspects of Disasters, Symposium Mass Casualties from Manmade Disasters, Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York, NY, June 9, 1983.
  27. Blumenfield, M., Mind-Body Problems in Emergency Psychiatry, Kings County Hospital – Downstate Medical Center Psychiatric Emergency Room Staff, Brooklyn, NY, January 31, 1984.
  28. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Factors in the Onset of Illness, Good Samaritan Hospital, Social Work Staff, Suffern, NY, February 17, 1984.
  29. Blumenfield, M., Herpes: The Emotional Aspects, Westchester HELP, American Health Foundation, Valhalla, NY, April 4, 1984.
  30. Reddish, P., Petro, J., Lee, N., Blumenfield, M., and Salisbury, R, Psychosocial Analysis of Burns in Adolescents, Annual Meeting, American Burn Association, San Francisco, CA, April 13, 1984.
  31. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatric Problems in Disasters, Dept., Psychiatry Grand Rounds, White Plains Hospital, White Plains, NY, June 14, 1984.
  32. Blumenfield, M., et al, Adaptation to CAPD vs. Other Modalities, Fourth International Conference on Psychonephrology, New York, NY, October 12-14, 1984.
  33. Blumenfield, M., and Reddish, P., An Analysis of the Psychosocial Impact of Minor and Moderate Uncomplicated Thermal Injuries, Annual Meeting, American Burn Association, Orlando, FL, March 30, 1985.
  34. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatric Aspects and Management of Disaster (Discussant), Grand Rounds, Dept. of Psychiatry, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, May 16, 1985.
  35. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Impact on Firefighters in Disaster, Firefighters Burn Foundation of Westchester, Valhalla, NY, May 17, 1985.
  36. Blumenfield, M., Identification of Mental Disorders – Presentation to Westchester Paramedics, Northern Westchester Hospital, Mt. Kisco, NY, October 10, 1985.
  37. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Reactions to Illness, The Surgeon and the Surgical Procedures. Sixth Annual Psychiatric Conference, Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, MI, October 16, 1985.
  38. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Problems of Disaster Workers, Meeting of Westchester Firefighters, Valhalla, NY, October 17, 1985.
  39. Blumenfield, M., and Wormser, G., AIDS Medical and Psychiatric Aspects, Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, October 31, 1985.
  40. Blumenfield, M., Ethics and Economics: Who Gets Treatment. Conference – Burns 2010 Changing Role of the Burn Team, Tarrytown Hilton, Tarrytown, NY, November 2, 1985.
  41. Blumenfield, M., and Reddish, P., Small Burn, Big Problems – Analysis of the Psychological Impact of Minor and Moderate Uncomplicated Thermal Injuries, Annual Meeting, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, San Francisco, CA, November 8, 1985.
  42. Blumenfield, M., et al, Comparison of Psychological Symptoms and Adjustments in Different Forms of Dialysis, Annual Meeting, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, San Francisco, CA, November 8, 1985.
  43. Blumenfield, M., and Wormser, G., AIDS Medical and Psychiatric Aspects. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Harlem Valley Hospital, Wingdale, NY, November 26, 1985.
  44. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Impact on Caregivers and Emergency Workers, Conference, Disaster and Their Victims, American Red Cross, New York, NY, March 25, 1986.
  45. Blumenfield, M., Conference, Psychopharmacology for the Physically Ill In Hospital and Office Practice. Panelist on Techniques, Cosponsored by New York Medical College and the Society for Liaison Psychiatry, New York, NY, April 18, 1986.
  46. Blumenfield, M., Psychological and Psychiatric Aspects of Disasters.   Moderator and presentation, Alberta Public Services, Edmonton, Canada, November 17-18, 1986.
  47. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Impact of Disasters, Grand Rounds, New York Medical College, Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, November 20, 1986.
  48. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Impact of Disasters, Grand Rounds, Metropolitan Hospital, New York, NY, November 21, 1986.
  49. Blumenfield, M., Discussion of Paper by Gordon and Rosenfield: Symbiotic Regression of Adolescent Boys and Their Mothers, A Complication of High Spinal Cord Injuries, The American Academy of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, January 16, 1987.
  50. Blumenfield, M., et al, Psychosocial Aspects of End Stage Renal Disease, The Foundation of Thantology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, January 23, 1987.
  51. Blumenfield, M., Psychology of Disasters, Grand Rounds, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT, April 1, 1987.
  52. Blumenfield, M., Course Director and Presentation, How to do Consultation Liaison Work, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Chicago, IL, May 12, 1987.
  53. Blumenfield, M., et al, Post Disaster Stress in Emergency Responders, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Chicago, IL, May 14, 1987
  54. Blumenfield, M., et al, Symposium: Disrupted Environments: Responders, Annual Meeting, American Psychological Association, New York, NY, August 28, 1987.
  55. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Aspects of Intensive Care Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT, October 15, 1987.
  56. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatric Issues Involved in AIDS, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Montrose V.A. Hospital, Montrose, NY, December 18, 1987.
  57. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatric Aspects of Intensive Care, Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Metropolitan Hospital, New York, NY, January 15, 1988.
  58. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Aspects of Disaster, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Manhattan Psychiatric Center, New York, NY, April 21, 1988.
  59. Blumenfield, M., Consultation Liaison Work on a Burn Unit, Annual Meeting, American psychiatric Association, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 12, 1988.
  60. Blumenfield, M., Course Director and Presentation, Psychiatric Treatment of the Medically Ill Patient, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 10, 1988.
  61. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatric Aspects of Intensive Care. Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, May 19, 1988.
  62. Blumenfield, M., and Levy, N., Success or Failure on Self-Dialysis, 6th International l Conference on Psychonephrology, Chicago, IL, October 14, 1988.
  63. Blumenfield, M., Post-Traumatic Stress, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Yonkers, NY, January 26, 1989.
  64. Blumenfield, M., Post-Traumatic Stress in Emergency Workers, Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, April 13, 1989
  65. Blumenfield, M., Post-Traumatic Stress in Emergency Workers, Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Metropolitan Hospital, New York, NY, April 14, 1989.
  66. Blumenfield, M., Post-Traumatic Stress in New York City Emergency Services (Poster Presentation) Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA, May 9, 1989.
  67. Blumenfield, M., Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in New York City Emergency Services, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Psychosomatic medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 27, 1989.
  68. Blumenfield, M., Current Thinking in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, North Central Bronx Hospital, Bronx, NY, December 7, 1989.
  69. Blumenfield, M., Post-Traumatic Stress and Emergency Workers, Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, State U. of New York – Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY, February 21, 1990.
  70. Blumenfield, M., Panic Disorders with Cardiovascular Symptoms – Now Treatable. Div. of Cardiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, April 17, 1990.
  71. Blumenfield, M., et al, Abnormal Heart Wall Motion Induced by Stress, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New York, NY, May 15, 1990.
  72. Blumenfield, M., Milazzo, J., and Wormser, G., Non-Compliance of Patients Hospitalized with AIDS, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New York, NY, May 15, 1990.
  73. Blumenfield, M., Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Concepts and Management, New Horizons Berkshire Conference, Hancock, Mass., August 17, 1990.
  74. Blumenfield, M., and Levy, N.B., Factors Predictive of Success in End Stage Renal Disease Treatment, 7th International Conference on Psychonephrology, San Francisco, CA October 5, 1990.
  75. Blumenfield, M., et al, Use of Prozac (fluoxetine) in Patients on Hemodialysis, 7thInternational Conference on Psychonephrology, San Francisco, CA, October 6, 1990.
  76. Blumenfield, M., Post-Traumatic Stress in Journalists, Victims of the Media: An Institute for Journalists, 7th Annual meeting, The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Pre-meeting Institute, Washington, DC, October 24, 1991.
  77. Blumenfield, M., Trauma in Emergency Medical Technicians, Symposia at 7th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Washington, DC, October 25, 1991.
  78. Bergstrom, R.F., Beasley, Jr., C.M., Levy, N.B., Dubey, A., Blumenfield, M., Goodman, A. and Solomon, R.J., Fluoxetine Pharmacokinetics After Daily Doses of 20 mg. Fluoxetine in Patients with Severely Impaired Renal Function, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Washington, CD, November 17-21, 1991.
  79. Witt, W.M., Blumenfield, Byrne, D.W., Van Niewerburgh, P., Moy, F.H,, Stahl, Wm., and Caton, G., Profile of the Suicidal Trauma Patient, The R. Adams Cowley National Trauma Symposium (Poster), Baltimore, MD., March 15, 1992.
  80. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Stress in the Print, Radio and TV Media, Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, April 16, 1992
  81. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Stress in the Print, Radio, and TV Media, Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Metropolitan Hospital, New York, NY, April 17, 1992.
  82. Hammer, J., Strain, J.J., Smith, G., Blumenfield, M., Garlic, T., Hayes, J.R.,, Muskin, P.R., Wallack, J.J., Witner, A., Adjustment Disorders in the Medical Inpatient Setting: A Multisite Study, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association (Poster), Washington, D.C., May 7, 1992.
  83. Blumenfield, M. & Levy, N., Success or Failure in End Stage Renal Disease Treatment, 8th International Conference on Psychonephrology, New York, NY, October 16, 1992.
  84. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatric Care of the Burn & Trauma Patient, Annual Meeting, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, San Diego, CA, October 31, 1992.
  85. Blumenfield, M., Witt, W., Byrne, D., Stahl, W., Moy, F., and Cayten, G., Analysis of Suicidality in a Trauma Database (Poster), Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA, May 25, 1993.
  86. Blumenfield, M., Discussant, Paper Session “Witnessing Death: A Unique Psychiatric Trauma.” Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA,May 25, 1993.
  87. Blumenfield, M., Levy, N.B., Dubey, A.. Spinowitz, B., Todd, R., Goodman, A., Solomon, R.J., and Charyton, C., Safety and Efficacy of Fluoxetine in Patients on Dialysis (Poster), Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, New Orleans, LA, November 11, 1993.
  88. Blumenfield, M., Psychotherapy of the Burn/Trauma Patient, Annual Meeting, The American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, New Orleans, LA, November 13, 1993.
  89. Blumenfield, M., Discussant, Refusal of Medical Treatment: The Dax Cowart Case 20 Years Later, Annual Meeting, The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, November 19, 1994
  90. Blumenfield, M., Bereavement and Grief Following Neonatal Death, Dept. of Pediatrics, Neonatal Division, Grand Rounds, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. December 19, 1994
  91. Blumenfield, M., The Psychodynamic Approach in the Medical and Surgical Setting, Seminar Services, Psychoanalytic Institute of New York Medical College, American Academy of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, April 8,1995.
  92. Blumenfield, M., Development of Post-Traumatic Stress in New York City EMS Workers, Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, April 27, 1995.
  93. Blumenfield, M., Consultations with Victims of Violence and Trauma, Annual Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Science Day, The Society for Liaison Psychiatry, New York, NY, April 28, 1995.
  94. Blumenfield, M., Development of PTSD in New York City Emergency Medical Workers, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Miami Beach, FL, May 24, 1995.
  95. Tiamson, M., & Blumenfield, M., A Survey of HIV/AIDS Awareness in One District Branch (Poster Presentation), Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Miami Beach, FL, May 24, 1995.
  96. Blumenfield, M., Impact of Disaster on Secondary Victims (Workshop – Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters), Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Miami Beach, FL, May 24, 1995.
  97. Blumenfield, M., Recognition and Treatment of Depression in the Medical Setting, Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, May 31, 1995.
  98. Blumenfield, M., Recognition and Treatment of Depression in the Rehabilitation Medicine Setting, Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, June 5, 1995.
  99. Levy, N.B., Blumenfield M., Beasley, C.M., et al, Fluoxetine is Safe & Efficacious in Depressed Hemodialysis Patients, Annual Meeting, Academy of Psychosomatic medicine, Palm Springs, CA, November 11, 1995.
  100. Blumenfield, M., The Development of PTSD in New York City Emergency Service Workers, Dept. of Psychological Medicine Grand Rounds, Monash Medical Center, Monash U., Clayton, Victorio, Australia, August 16, 1995.
  101. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatrist’s View of Pain and the Patient with Pain, Dept. of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, New York Medical College -Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, November 30, 1995.
  102. Blumenfield, M., Secondary Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Larger Impact of Disaster, Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY, December 12, 1995.
  103. Blumenfield, M., Bryne, D., and Wynn, P.S., One Year Follow-up of PTSD in N.Y.C. Emergency Medical Workers, Annual Meeting, American Association, New York, NY, May 6, 1996.
  104. Blumenfield, M., and Bryne D., Suicidal Ideation in N.Y.C. Emergency Medical Workers, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New York, NY, May 9, 1996.
  105. Blumenfield, M., Impact of Disaster on Secondary Victims (Workshop – Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters), Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New York, NY, May 6, 1996.
  106. Blumenfield, M., Secondary Victims of Disasters, presented at Course on Psychiatric Training for Disasters, Chaired by Blumenfield, M., and Norwood, A., Annual Meeting American Psychiatric Association, San Diego, CA, May 1997.
  107. Tiamson, M.L., Blumenfield, M., Orlowski, B., and Vingiano W., Dementia in Hospitalized AIDS Patients, Annual Meeting, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, San Diego, CA, November 20, 1997.
  108. Blumenfield, M., Secondary Victims of Disasters, presented at Course on Psychiatric Training for Disasters, Chaired by Blumenfield, M., and Norwood, A., Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Toronto, Canada, June 1998.
  109. Blumenfield, M. Consultation/Liaison Services in a General Medical Hospital; Value Added, Grand Rounds(combined Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine ) , St. Barnabas Hospital, Livingston, New Jersey, October 21, 1998.
  110. Blumenfield, M., Behavioral Health For Cardiac Patients, Lecture, Cardiology Department, Westchester Medical Center. Valhalla, New York , February 10, 1999.
  111. Blumenfield, M., The C/L Psychiatrist and the Burn & Trauma Patient, Distinguished Professor Lecture, Society for Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry, New York, New York, April 21, 1999.
  112. Blumenfield, M., Secondary Victims in Disaster, Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry , St. Vincent’s Hospital Harrison, New York, April 28, 1999
  113. Blumenfield, M., Counter transference in the C/L Setting , Annual Meeting , American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine , New Orleans, November 19, 1999
  114. Blumenfield, M. Psychiatry and the Media, Department of Psychiatry, Grand Rounds, University Hospital, State University of New York, Brooklyn, New York, February 2, 2000
  115. Blumenfield, M., Depression and Stroke, Department of Neurology, Grand Rounds, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, April 28, 2000
  116. Blumenfield, M., The Media , Disasters and Other Traumatic Events, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Component Workshop, Chicago, May 17, 2000
  117. Blumenfield, M, Depression in the Medical Setting, Presentation for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Melbourne, Australia, October 4, 2000
  118. Blumenfield, M., Counter transference in the Medical Setting, St. Vincent’s Hospital , Harrison, New York ,February 21, 2001
  119. Blumenfield, M., News Media and Violence: Another Victim or Part of the Problem, Annual Meeting, American Medical Association Medical Communicators and Health Reporting Conference, San Diego, California, April 21, 2001
  120. Blumenfield, M., Violence and the Role of the Media, Department of Psychiatry, Grand Rounds, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Jamaica(Queens),New York August 16, 2001
  121. Blumenfield, M., Day Ten After the World Trade Center Disaster: Doing What We Do Best, Department of Psychiatry, Grand Rounds, Cabrini Hospital, New York, New York, September 21, 2001
  122. Blumenfield, M., Media Coverage of Violence and Terrorism, Special Lecture, Columbia School of Journalism , Columbia University, New York, New York, October 12, 2001
  123. Blumenfield, M., Five Weeks After the World Trade Center Disaster , Doing What We Do Best: Psychiatric Care, Meeting of West Hudson District Branch, Dellwood Country Club, New City, New York , October 19, 2001
  124. Blumenfield, M., Psychiatric Aspects of Bio-terrorism , Special Conference, State University of N.Y., Health Science Center, Brooklyn, New York, November 14, 2001
  125. Hill, E., Blumenfield, M. and Orlowski, B., Open Trial of Haloperidol, Risperidone and Olanzapine for the Treatment of Delirium in Hospitalized Medically Ill Patients, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, San Antonio, Texas, November 16, 2001
  126. Blumenfield, M., C/L Psychiatry and the Response to the World Trade Center Disaster , Discussant, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, San Antonio, Texas, November 17, 2001
  127. Blumenfield, M., Psychological Aspects of Bio-terrorism, Special Conference, Bioterrorism : Knowing the Agents, Preventing the Terror, New York Medical College, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York , November 30, 2001
  128. Blumenfield, M., 9/11, the Aftermath and Now Bio-terrorism, Grand Rounds, Kingsboro State Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, January 19, 2002
  129. Blumenfield, M., 9/11, the Aftermath and Now Bio-terrorism, Meeting of the Maine Psychiatric Association, Portland, Maine, January 25, 2002
  130. Blumenfield, M. Biochemical , Nuclear Terrorism; Psychiatric Aspects, Meeting of the Psychiatric Society of Westchester, White Plains New York, September 18, 2002
  131. Blumenfield, M., Biochemical , Nuclear Terrorism; Psychiatric Aspects, Grand Rounds, Hudson River Hospital , Poughkeepsie, New York, November 20, 2002
  132. Blumenfield, M., Biochemical, Nuclear Terrorism; Psychiatric Aspects, Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, Virginia, February 12, 2003
  133. Blumenfield, M., Using Radio To Combat Stigma and Improve image of Psychiatry, (Workshop) Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, May 19, 2003
  134. Blumenfield, M, Feinstein, R, Orlowski, B. and Frishman, W. Attitudes of Cardiologists in New York State About Depression and Heart Disease, (Poster), Annual Meeting , American Psychiatric Association , San Francisco, May 19, 2000
  135. Blumenfield, M., Disaster Psychiatry, Terrorism, Trauma and Things to Do, (Course ), Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, May 20, 2003
  136. Blumenfield, M. Psychiatric Aspects of Biochemical and Nuclear Terrorism ( Course), Preparing the American Psychiatric Association District Branches for Terrorism and Other Disasters, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, San Francisco, May 23, 2003
  137. Blumenfield, M. Psychiatric Aspects of Biochemical and Nuclear Terrorism , Grand Rounds, Montrose VA,, Montrose, New York , September 17, 2003
  138. Blumenfield, M, Feinstein, R, Orlowski, B. and Frishman, W. Survey of Attitudes of Cardiologists in the United States About Depression, Anxiety and Heart Disease, Annual Meeting , Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, San Diego, November 22, 2003
  139. Blumenfield, M., Disaster Psychiatry, Terrorism, Trauma and Things to Do, (Course ), Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, May 5, 2004
  140. Blumenfield, M. , Voyage of One C/L Psychiatrists : People and Events Along The Way ( upon acceptance of Annual Achievement Award ), New York, June 8, 2004
  141. Blumenfield, M., Disaster Psychiatry, Terrorism, Trauma and Things to Do, (Course ), Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Atlanta, May 5, 2005
  142. Blumenfield, M, Psychosomatic Factors in Death of U.S. President, Grand Rounds, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, June 7, 2005
  143. Blumenfield, M., Disaster Psychiatry, Terrorism, Trauma and Things to Do, (Course ), Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Toronto, May 23, 2006
  144. Blumenfield, M. , Disaster Psychiatry, Terrorism, Trauma and Things to Do, (Course ), Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, San Diego , May 22, 2007
  145. Blumenfield, M. , Voyage of One C/L Psychiatrists : People and Events Along The Way-Updated Grand Rounds, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, December 18, 2007
  146. Blumenfield, M. , Disaster Psychiatry, Terrorism, Trauma and Things to Do, (Course ), Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Washington, D.C. , May 8, 2008
  147. Blumenfield, M. and Stutz, M, Presentation and Discussion of Documentary Film on Suicide: Don’t Change The Subject, Annual Meeting American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA, May 17, 2013
  148. Blumenfield, M , The Academy and Psychodynamic Psychiatry 75 Years From Now, Presidential Address, Annual Meeting , American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, New York, N.Y. , May 3, 201
  149. Blumenfield, M. and Stutz, M.,Presentation and Discussion of Documentary Film on Suicide: Don’t Change The Subject , Annual Meeting American Psychiatric Association, New York, N.Y. May 12, 2014
  150. Blumenfield, M,. Presentation, Psychodynamic Psychiatry at the Interface with Medicine & Surgery, Annual Meeting , World Psychiatric Association, Madrid, Spain, September 15, 2014

Other Activities:

  1. Secretary, Panel Liaison Psychiatry, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Toronto, Canada, May 1977.
  2. Moderator, panel on Supervision of Psychotherapy, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Atlanta, GA, May 1978.
  3. Visiting Professor, Distinguished Visiting Professor Program, USAF Psychiatric Residency Training Program, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, December 8-12, 1980.
  4. Evaluator, Symposium on Pain, Annual meeting American Psychiatric Association, New York, NY, May 16, 1983.
  5. Examiner, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, New York, NY, October 31 – November 1, 1983.
  6. Moderator, Symposia, Meeting Family Needs – Allies or Aliens? Annual meeting, American Burn Association, San Francisco, CA, April 13, 1984.
  7. Examiner, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Washington, DC,October 28-30, 1984.
  8. Committee on Professional Ethics, American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 1984 – 1992.
  9. Committee to Investigate Psychological Impact of Dallas Plane Crash, Sponsored by National Institute of Mental health and National Science Foundation, Dallas, TX, September 12-15, 1985.
  10. Committee on Trauma and its Consequences – PKSAP VI, American Psychiatric Association, 1985-1986.
  11. Examiner, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Philadelphia, PA,November 23-25, 1986.
  12. Examiner, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, New York, NY,November 15-17, 1987.
  13. Program Co-Chairperson, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Psychoanalysis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 5-8, 1988.
  14. Chairperson, Panel on Post-Traumatic Stress, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Psychoanalysis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 8, 1988.
  15. Chairperson, Panel on Nature of Clinical Theory, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, January 22, 1989.
  16. Weekly Column, “Psychiatry Today,” Westchester Rockland Gannett Newspapers, (October 1989 – 1995 ) Syndicated October 1991 – 1995.
  17. Examiner, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Boston, MA, November 12-14, 1989.
  18. Consultant to American Red Cross of Greater New York 1989:

  • Carmel N.Y. Tornado
  • Gramacy Park Steam Pipe Accident
  • East Coldenham School Wall Collapse

  1. Program Committee, International Psychonephrology Conference, January 1990 – 2001
  2. Chairperson, Panel, Brain, Damage and Affective Disorders, Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New York, NY, May 16, 1990.
  3. Moderator, Paper Session, Stress Disorders, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, November 17, 1990.
  4. Consultant to American Red Cross of Greater New York, 1991:

  • Support Groups Related to Persian Gulf War

  1. Examiner, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, New York, NY, November 15-17, 1992.
  2. Consultant to American Red Cross of Greater New York, 1993: World Trade Center Explosion ( not 911)
  3. Consultant to New York City Health & Hospital Corporation Concerning Stress in the New York City Emergency Medical Service, February – May, 1993.
  4. Participant in Consensus Conference, Role of Psychiatrists in Disaster, Uniformed       Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, September 18-19, 1995
  5. Consultant to State Department related to Terrorism , State Department Building, Washington, D.C., January 26, 2001
  6. Host of Weekly One Hour Radio Program, Talking About Mental Illness, WVOX, New Rochelle, N.Y. , March 2, 2001-2004
  7. Chairperson , Workshop of the Joint Commission on Public Affairs of the American Psychiatric Association on subject of Media Training, Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 7, 2001
  8. Speaker for Pfizer – Westchester and Rockland County , March 6, June 7 and July 31, 2002
  9. Consultant Meeting Jansen Pharmaceutical, Charleston, South Carolina , April 12, 2002
  10. Co- Chair Workshop of the Joint Commission on Public Affairs of the American Psychiatric Association on subject of Media Training, Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in Philadelphia , May 20, 2001
  11. Consultant Meeting Shire Pharmaceutical , Dallas, Texas , September 23-23 , 2002
  12. Consultant Meeting Shire Pharmaceutical, Boca Raton, May 29, 2003
  13. Consultant Meeting Shire Pharmaceutical, Livingston, N.J., June 18, 2003
  14. Host of Podcast (www,shrinkpod.com ), April 2006-2008
  15. Co-Chair of Conference, Early Psychological Intervention Following Mass Trauma: Present and Future Directions, New York Medical College and INTERNET, June 13, 2006
  16. Program Committee , Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. Tucson, November 15-19, 2006-7
  17. Chair of Task Force on Public Affairs , Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine , 2007-2008
  18. Public Affairs Chair- American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 2014- 2016
  19. Blumenfield, M,. Chair of Panel, Utilizing Psychodynamic Psychiatry in the Medical Setting, Annual Meeting American Psychiatry Association, Toronto, Canada, May 16, 2015
  20. Blumenfield, M., Chair of Panel, Ethical Issues in Psychodynamic Psychiatry, Annual Meeting of American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, New York, N.Y., May 14, 2016
  21. Blumenfield, M., Chair of Panel, Ethical Issues in Psychodynamic Psychiatry, Annual Meeting of American Psychiatric Association, New York, N.Y., May 15, 2016

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