Janis Cutler, MD

Dr. Cutler is Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry, Course Director of Psychiatric Medicine 1 and 2, and Psychiatry Clerkship Director. She serves as co-chair of the Clinical Faculty Committee. Dr. Cutler enjoys engaging her students with videotaped and case-based clinical material. Her excellent teaching skills have been recognized in her receipt of many teaching awards including the Charles Bohmfalk Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching in the Clinical Years. Her on-going scholarly work focuses on medical students’ perceptions of psychiatry. Dr. Cutler is currently working on a second edition of a textbook of psychiatry specifically for medical students. She is an officer in the national Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry and chair of the Committee on Medical Student Education of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Her appointment to the Garvey Academy is a particular honor as she had the privilege of serving with Dr. Garvey on the Clinical Faculty Committee for almost a decade.

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