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Aditya Joshi

Aditya Joshi, MD, MRCPsych

Regional Associate Dean, UPMC Campus

Specialties: Psychiatry


  • MBBS, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India (2001)

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Advocate Award, Project ECHO at Penn State (2021)
  • Distinguished Educator Award, Penn State College of Medicine (2021)
  • Devneil Vaidya Junior Faculty Teaching Award, Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (2018)
  • Ling & Esther Tan Early Career Professorship in Psychiatry (2015–2018)
  • Junior Faculty Teaching Award, Penn State College of Medicine (2017)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists (U.K.)


  • Psychiatry Training, Coventry and Warwickshire Rotational Training Scheme in Psychiatry, U.K. (2003-2006)
  • Psychiatry Residency, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (2007-2011)

Affiliated Hospitals

UPMC Harrisburg

Aditya Joshi, MD, MCRPsych, is the regional associate dean of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center campus. He previously served as director of the Psychiatry Accelerated Pathway Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Penn State College of Medicine and director of the Medical Student Clerkship (Psychiatry) at Penn State.


Using the Project ECHO Model to Facilitate Mental Health Training in Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Education: Results from Two Pilot Programs.
Joshi, A., Pathare, A., Hameed, U. et al.
Acad Psychiatry (2022).

Rapid-onset nonallergic peripheral edema with sertraline and fluoxetine in the postpartum period.
Gomaa H, Joshi A, Baweja R.
Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2022;24(5):21cr03191.

Psychiatry Residency Directors’ Attitudes Toward and Uses of the Medical Student Performance Evaluation and Other Potential Tools for Residency Selection.
Russo, R.A., Hameed, U., Ibrahim, Y., Joshi, A. et al.
Acad Psychiatry (2022).

Musical hallucinations associated with adverse childhood events.
Baweja R, Hasoglu T, Joshi A.
Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2022;24(0):21cr0305.

Group-led creative writing and behavioural health in cancer: a randomised clinical trial.
Nesterova D, Zhu J, Kramer C, Vasekar M, Truica C, Joshi A, Hayes M, Kessler J, Saunders E, Drabick J, Joshi M.
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. Published Online First: 09 January 2021. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002463

Learning in Context: a Model for Collaborative, Longitudinal Learning for medical students.
Joshi, A., Grana, J., Richard, D. et al.
Acad Psychiatry 44, 502–503 (2020).

Effect of creative writing on mood in patients with cancer
Zhu J, Hussain M, Joshi A, et al
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, Published Online First: 01 March 2019. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare- 2018-001710

Comics as an educational tool on a clinical clerkship.
Joshi A, Hillwig-Garcia J, Joshi M, Lehman E, Khan A, Llorente A, Haidet P.
Academic Psychiatry (2019) DOI: 10.1007/s40596-018- 1016-1

The case for transitioning to Pass/Fail grading on Psychiatry Clerkships.
Joshi A, Haidet P, Wolpaw D, Thompson B, Levine R.
Acad Psychiatry, 2018. 42(3): p. 396-398. DOI: 10.1007/s40596-017-0844-8

Time for a change? How rethinking delivery of undergraduate medical education in Psychiatry may add value to healthcare systems.
Joshi A, Haidet P.
Acad Psychiatry, 2018. 42(4): p. 552-554. DOI: 10.1007/s40596-017-0732-2

Facilitating the Feedback Process on a Clinical Clerkship Using a Smartphone Application.
Joshi A, Generalla J, Thompson B, Haidet P.
Acad Psychiatry, 2017. 41(5): p. 651-655. DOI: 10.1007/s40596-017-0711-7

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.