Erin Zahradnik, M.D.

Assistant Professor

5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC 3077
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-834-3494
Fax: 773-834-6761

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • University of Kansas School of Medicine, 2009
  • Residency in Psychiatry, Yale University, 2013
  • Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2014
  • Fellowship in Leadership Training in Academic Geriatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2015
  • Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2016
  • Board Certified, General Adult Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Board Certified, Geriatric Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Board Certified, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

CLINICAL INTERESTS:

  • Dementia
  • Psychiatric symptoms in serious medical illnesses
  • Psychiatric manifestations of neurological diseases
  • Bioethics

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Palliative care for dementia
  • Mood disorders in serious medical illness

TEACHING

  • Geriatric Psychiatry (PGY-2)

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (Chair of the Psychosocial & Mental Health Forum)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Zahradnik, EK* and HT Grossman. Palliative care as a primary therapeutic approach to advanced dementia: a narrative review. Clin Ther. 2014 Nov1;36(11):1512-7.