Professor of Medicine in Clinical Psychiatry; Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Sharon J. Parish is a Professor of Medicine in Clinical Psychiatry and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City and the Director of Medical Services at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division. Dr. Parish is an internal medicine physician who is a fellow of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) and a North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner. Her clinical practice focuses on sexual medicine for male and female patients.
Dr. Parish has a special interest in training and research in sexual medicine. She has designed many educational programs on male and female sexual health for undergraduate, postgraduate, and graduate medical education and across multiple disciplines. She has authored many publications on an array of topics including female and male sexual dysfunction classification, clinical assessment, and therapeutic interventions; sexual medicine communication skills and education; menopause management; premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction; testosterone and hormonal therapy; and genitourinary syndrome of menopause/vulvovaginal atrophy. Her academic activities include participation in international and national society committees and consultantships; lectures, symposia, and web-based educational programs; and sexual medicine society leadership roles.
She is Past President of the ISSWSH (2014-2018), Chair of the ISSWSH Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee (2016-2018), a longstanding member of the ISSWSH Board of Directors (2001-present), the ISSWSH Scientific Program Chair (Annual Meetings 2018, 2019), and was Chair of the ISSWSH Education Committee from 2002-2014.
She is a member of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) Board of Directors (2018-2022) and Publications Committee (2010 to present). Dr. Parish is an Associate Editor for Sexual Medicine Reviews (2017-present), Section Editor of Medical Comorbidities for Current Sexual Health Reports (2013-present), and previously Associate Editor for CME (2006-2014) and Assistant Editor for Female Medical/Surgical for the Journal of Sexual Medicine (2014-2016).
Sunday, May 5
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM