Carrie Barron, M.D.
Director of Creativity for Resilience, Dell Medical School
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education
Certificate in Psychoanalysis, Department of Psychiatry
Carrie Barron, M.D., is director of Creativity for Resilience at Dell Medical School and an associate professor in the Department of Medical Education. She is also a board-certified psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and Positive Psychology Coach.
In addition to her book “The Creativity Cure,” Barron has published in several peer-reviewed journals and the Harvard Business Review. In 2019, Hektoen Journal of Medical Humanities awarded her story the grand prize.
Barron has been interviewed by many journalists in podcasts, radio shows, magazines and newspapers. She maintains a blog that has had over 4 million readers on Psychology Today where she covers a variety of well-being topics.
American Psychiatric Association
Texas Medical Association
Travis County Medical Society
Alexander Beller Award for Significant Scholarly Study
Columbia University, 2002
Lancaster Award for Most Caring Psychiatrist in Graduating Class
Tulane University School of Medicine, 1993
Association for Academic Psychiatry, 1992-1993
Bick Award for Outstanding Student in Psychiatry