Affiliations: New York Medical College Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Children's & Women's Physicians of Westchester Position: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Assistant Director of Pediatric Residency Program; Pediatric Hospitalist Education & Training: Medical School: Aleppo University School of Medicine – Syria – M.D. 1988 Pediatric Residency: Maria Fareri's Children Hospital, New York Medical College, NY (7/2004-6/2006) First year Pediatric Residency: Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, NY (7/2003 – 6/2004) Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship: Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, NY(7/2000 – 6/2002) Residency Training: General Psychiatry – Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, NY (7/1996 – 6/2000) Board Certification: General Pediatrics, the American board of Pediatrics. October 2006 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. December 2002. General Psychiatry, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, June 2001. Special Interests: Pediatric Hospital Medicine interface between medicine and psychiatry Psychosocial aspect of pediatrics.