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Andrew Furman, MD

Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: 404-778-2220

Fax: 404-778-4655

Email: afurman@emory.edu

Biography

Dr. Furman received his Bachelor of Arts from Williams College, majoring in Religion and the History of Ideas, and his Doctor of Medicine from the Emory University School of Medicine.  He did his internship in internal medicine at the University of Washington and his psychiatric residency at Emory, culminating in a chief residency at the Grady Health System.

Dr. Furman is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst as well as a small group advisor in the Emory School of Medicine.  He teaches extensively in the School of Medicine- both medical students and psychiatric residents, as well as in the Leadership Development Program of the Goizueta Business School of Emory University and in the Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute.  Additionally, he is an affiliated faculty member of the Department of Comparative Literature in Emory College and the Psychoanalytic Studies Program of the Laney Graduate School of Emory University.

Scholarly interests include the use of the humanities in medical and health education, the development of the medical professional, and psychotherapy and psychoanalytic pedagogy.