Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Cecilia Livesey, M.D.

Assistant Program Director, Director of Curriculum

Cecilia LiveseyCecilia Livesey, MD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.  She works as an outpatient psychiatry attending at Penn's community mental health center, and also serves as an Assistant Residency Training Director, the Medical Director of Behavioral Health Strategy and Integration, and the Medical Director of Hall Mercer Community Mental Health Center.  Cecilia graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in History and received the Dean of the College Prize for Thesis Research.  Subsequently, she worked in the fields of consulting and education in New York City and internationally.  Cecilia received a M.D. and the Barbara Liskin Memorial Award in psychiatry from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and she recently completed her residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where she was recognized with the Dr. Henry P. & M. Page Durkee Laughlin Foundation Award and the Kenneth D. Cohen Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Prize.  In her current roles, she has spearheaded several educational and organizational initiatives, including integrated care, information technology, and curricular programming.  Cecilia has led a variety of academic and institutional committees; developed didactic offerings and innovative clinical rotations for trainees; and collaborated on the reorganization and enhancement of the Department's clinical services.  She has written on the challenges facing transitional aged youth, co-authored Penn Medicine's professionalism statement, and served as a fellow in the Professionalism Program at Penn Medicine.


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