William S. Breitbart, MD

January 10, 2012


"Confronting Our Mortality: A Crisis of Spirit, an Opportunity for Meaning"

January 10, 2012 


"I am a board-certified psychiatrist whose expertise focuses on the psychiatric aspects of pain, symptom control, and palliative care in cancer patients. I have been Chief of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center since 1996 and the department’s vice chair since 2009. I provide individual interventions to patients, couples, and family members. In addition, I am the psychiatric liaison to the Hepatobiliary Disease Management Team and the Pain and Palliative Care Service. I am also a member of the Brain Tumor Center faculty...." Click here to read more


To view a video of Dr. Breitbart's public lecture, click here.

To view a video of Dr. Breitbart's grand rounds presentation, click here for HSC MediaSite or here for YouTube.


To read "Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy," click here.

To read "Meaning-centered group psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer: a pilot randomized controlled trial", click here.


To listen to Dr. Breibart's KUNM podcast, click here