Dr. Chou is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and Senior Attending at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Westchester County, NY. Dr. Chou received his undergraduate training at Harvard College then attended medical school at Tulane School of Medicine. He completed his residency in psychiatry and served as Chief Resident at NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Chou served as a Research Psychiatrist at Nathan Kline Institute for 18 years. His research interests have focused on the psychopharmacologic treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. He is a widely known expert in bipolar disorder having received 3 NIMH – funded grants in bipolar disorder and over 50 industry sponsored grants in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Dr. Chou has also devoted a significant portion of his career to education serving as Director of CME for Mt. Sinai, directing numerous psychopharmacology, clinical, and neuroscience courses, made over 2000 presentations, and created a training program for psychiatrists preparing for the oral board exam: Pass the Boards. He has also personally supervised over 1500 psychiatrists on clinical interviewing and diagnosis in their preparation for the oral boards.