Obituary for Joel Moskowitz MD
“In lieu of flowers or donations in memory of Joel it was his desire that you perform an act of kindness to someone without any expectation of reward or recognition.”
Joel Arnold Moskowitz, M.D., F.A.P.A., F.A.A.P.
Joseph Zvi ben Menachem
Diplomate and Fellow, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
B.S. (Biochemistry) Cum Laude, CCNY, City College of N.Y., 1953
M.D. State University of New York, College of Medicine, 1957
Internship Montefiore Hospital, New York, 1957-1958
Residency (Pediatrics) Mt. Sinai Hospital, N.Y.C., 1958-1960
Residency (Psychiatry) New York State Psychiatric Ins. 1965-1967
Fellowship (Child Psychiatry) Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, N.Y. (67-68)
BOARD CERTIFICATION: Dual Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Pediatrics
FELLOWSHIP IN SPECIALTY SOCIETIES:
Fellow, American Psychiatric Association - F.A.P.A.
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics - F.A.A.P.
Director of Medical and Forensic Psychiatry, Calabasas Mental Health Services
Consultant in Psychiatry: Independent Medical Examiner, Worker’s Compensation Appeals Board, Division of Industrial Accidents, State of California; Qualified Medical Examiner and Agreed Medical Examiner, Stat of California.
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Program Committee
Association of Psychiatrists in Drug Abuse & Alcoholism, Founding Member
Chairperson, Committee to Assist Impaired Physicians, West Hills Regional Medical Center
Appointed Member, American Psychiatric Association, Committee on the Impaired Physician
Consultant, City of Los Angeles, Department of Pensions for Police and Fire Department Personnel
Ethics Committee, Member, West Hills Hospital
Member, Executive Medical Board, Regional Medical Center West Hills
MEMBER OF HOSPITAL STAFFS:
West Hills Regional Medical Center; Motion Picture and Television Hospital; Van Nuys Psychiatric Hospital; West Park Medical Center; Nu Med Medical center; Northridge Hospital
PAST PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:
Woodview Calabasas Psychiatric Hospital, Secretary-Treasurer, (five years), Member Medical Executive Committee, (five years), Chair, Quality assurance/ Utilization Review Comm (seven years), Chair, Adult Advisory Committee, (three years).
Asst. Clinical Professor, Dept. of Child Psychiatry, UCLA
Asst. Clinical Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, U.S.C.
Northridge Hospital: Chairman, Medical Ethics and Research Committee and member Medical Executive Committee (three years).
Consultant Psychiatrist for many private, governmental, health social and educational agencies including:
Los Angeles Superior Court, adult and child; Pierce College; Easter Seals Society; Bureau of Jewish Education; Catholic Social Services; Kadima Academy; Jewish Family Services; V.B.S. Senior Citizen’s Center.
Board of Governors, University of Judaism, Los Angeles
Los Angeles City Pension Board, Chairman, SCPS, Subcommittee and Consultant to LACPB
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Examiner (1978)
Consultant in Psychiatry, National Public Broadcasting System Task Force on the role of Magic and Wonder in our culture
Scientific Consultant to Committee for Scientific Study of Claims of the Paranormal
Professional Advisory Committee, ex officio, San Fernando Valley Child Guidance Clinic.
Peer Review Committee member, So Calif Psychiatric Society.
Appointed Member, Champus Review Project, American Psychiatric Association
Treasurer, National Medical Fraternity, Phi Delta Epsilon
Clinical Director, Resthaven Psychiatric Hospital & Community Mental Health Center, Los Angeles, Calif. (1974-1976)
Visiting Professor of Psychology, California State Univ. LA
Vice President, founder, Metropolitan College Mental Health Association, (1970-1974)
Columbia University, Department of Psychiatry
Associate Director, Columbia University Health Services
Senior Faculty, NIMH Training Program for Fellows in College Psychiatry at C.U.H.S.
Chief Consultant Psychiatrist, Yeshiva University, New York Psychiatric Consultant/Adbisor, Stern College for Women, New Your, N.Y. (1968-1974)
AREAS OF CONSULTATIVE EXPERIENCE:
Medical/Legal; program planning; systems evaluation; cost care containment/quality assurance/utilization review; staff education
PAST PREFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS (PEDIATRICS):
Physician-in-Charge, Juvenile Diabetes clinic, Mt. Sinai Hospital New York, NY (162-165); Asst. Attending Pediatrician (full time), The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY (1962-1965); Chief, Growth and Development Clinic, City Hospital at Elmhurst, Queens and Greenpoint Hospital (1962-1965); Hospital Epidemiologist, Greenpoint Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, (1962-1964).
Chief of Pediatric Services, 1604th USAF Hospital, MATS, (1962-1964).
Psychoanalytic Clinic, Columbia University, New York, (1967-1969).
Phi Beta Kappa
Alpha Omega Alpha (Honor Medical Society)
American Psychiatric Association; Academy of Psychiatry and the Law; Association of Psychiatrists in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse; American Academy of Pediatrics
California; New York; Florida; National Board of Medical Examiners
U.S. Air Force Reserve
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