Barbara Sommer


Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emerita

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Geriatric Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1991)
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1985)
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital - OCD Department (1985) MA
  • Residency: Tufts-New England Medical Center (1984) MA
  • Internship: Baystate Medical Center (1980) MA
  • Medical Education: New York Medical College (1979) NY
  • MD, New York Medical College, Medicine (1979)

Administrative Appointments

  • Member, Stanford Hospital Care Review Committee (1997 - 2006)
  • Member, Stanford Hospital Well Being of Physicians Committee (2001 - Present)

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