Director of Psychiatry, Division Program Director of the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Montefiore Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Rubiahna Vaughn, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is the Director of Psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center – Einstein Division. Dr. Vaughn also serves as the program director for the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship at Montefiore. She completed undergraduate studies in Human Biology with a minor in African and African American Studies at Stanford University, graduating with interdisciplinary honors. Dr. Vaughn completed a master’s in public health at Columbia University and received her medical doctorate from the University of Washington. She subsequently completed psychiatry residency training and a chief resident year at New York University Medical Center. As a resident, she was awarded the APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship and the Laughlin Fellowship by The American College of Psychiatrists. She completed fellowship training in Psychosomatic Medicine at The Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Vaughn was named a 2020-2021 Harvard Macy Institute Scholar in the Program for Educators in Health Professions which has supported her commitment to innovation in education and curriculum development. Her interests include global mental health, reproductive psychiatry and neuropsychiatry.