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Carrie Barron, M.D.

Education

M.D.
Tulane University

Certificate in Psychoanalysis, Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University

Residency/Fellowship

Psychiatry
Tulane University

Psychoanalysis
Columbia University

About

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.

Professional Affiliations
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Travis County Medical Society
Awards & Honors
  • 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
  • Meade-Johnson Fellow
    Association for Academic Psychiatry, 1992-1993
  • Bick Award for Outstanding Student in Psychiatry
    Tulane University