Ted Liao, MD

Dr. Ted Liao directs Georgetown’s Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship, in partnership with the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) and Washington Hospital Center (part of MedStar Health). He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University before completing his residency in psychiatry at Georgetown University Hospital, where he also served as chief resident. Prior to joining the faculty at as an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry, Dr. Liao completed his C-L fellowship in the department of psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Liao’s activities focus on medical education and training. In addition to his role as C-L fellowship director at Georgetown, he serves as associate director of the psychiatry residency and co-director of the foundational clinical skills course at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is the co-recipient of a CIRCLE grant for curricular innovation from Georgetown University School of Medicine and has received MERC (Medical Education Research Certificate) and LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) certification from the Association of American Medical Colleges. He has also served on the Residency Subcommittee of the Education Committee of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Dr. Liao has been honored with several awards for teaching, including the Mother of Pearl Teaching Award from Georgetown University School of Medicine, as well as selection for the MedStar Health Teaching Scholars Program and for the American Psychoanalytic Association’s Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Teachers’ Academy.

Dr. Liao is the principle psychiatrist for the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI) as well as for the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. He serves on MGTI’s liver transplant screening committee and has served on various other hospital committees, including the Council for Associate and Patient Safety. In addition, he supervises trainees on the inpatient C-L service at Georgetown and sees C-L outpatients with fellows.