Adeeb Yacoub, MD Promoted to Rank of Clinical Associate Professor

Adeeb Yacoub, MD

August 6, 2013 - Adeeb Yacoub, MD has been promoted to the rank of Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry by Dean Kenneth Kaushansky, MD. In recommending Dr. Yacoub’s promotion, department chair Ramin Parsey, MD, PhD described him as “a consummate clinician and educator.”

Dr. Yacoub joined the faculty of the department in 2002 after completing his residency at Stony Brook and practicing for a year at the Northport VA Medical Center. He was Chief Resident in 2001 and received the William Turner Award for outstanding performance during his residency. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Psychosomatic Medicine.

Dr. Yacoub is highly respected by his colleagues and students for his clinical and teaching skills. He is an attending physician on the adult inpatient service and in the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program. An expert in psychopharmacology and electroconvulsive therapy, Dr. Yacoub became Associate Director of ECT in 2012.

He is the department’s Director of Medical Student Education, the course director for the third-year clerkship in psychiatry, an active member of the department’s residency training committee and of the Clinical Course Directors Committee in the School of Medicine. In each of the past two years he was selected to receive an Award for Outstanding Teaching by the graduating class of the School of Medicine. He was twice elected to receive the Teacher of the Year award by the department’s residents.

“Dr. Yacoub provides an exceptional level of clinical care to his patients and creates a rewarding learning experience for his students,” Dr. Parsey said. “I have no doubt that he will serve the department and the university well as an Associate Professor.”