Waguih William IsHak
Vice Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Los Angeles, California, USA
Waguih William IsHak, MD, FAPA, is Director of the Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry and Medical Director of Outpatient Psychiatry Programs at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. IsHak previously served as Associate Director of the Psychiatry Residency Training Program in the Department of Psychiatry at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City. Dr. IsHak has lectured and published on clinical and research areas, which include outcome measurement in psychiatry, quality of life in mood disorders, sexual disorders in men and women, emergency psychiatry, short-term dynamic psychiatry and computer applications in psychiatry. Dr. IsHak is the editor of the Guidebook of Sexual Medicine (A&W Publishing, 2008) and co-editor of Outcome Measurement in Psychiatry: A Critical Review (APPI, 2002) and On Call Psychiatry (WB Saunders, 2001). He was also the co-author and designer of Psychiatry Education Programs on the Internet, and he is the author and designer of Health Education Programs for the Public, including the Online Depression Screening Test (ODST), Online Screening for Anxiety (OSA) and Online Screening Tests for Sexual Disorders. Dr. IsHak received his medical education and his preliminary psychiatric training at Cairo University School of Medicine in Egypt. After a residency and chief residency in psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, he completed an academic psychiatry fellowship and an administrative psychiatry fellowship at NYU. Dr. IsHak is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
Outcome measurement in psychiatry, quality of life in mood disorders, sexual disorders in men and women, emergency psychiatry, short-term dynamic psychiatry and computer applications in psychiatry.