Paramjit T. Joshi, MD
Paramjit T. Joshi, MD, is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. She’s a Psychiatry & Human Behavior professor at the University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Joshi is the Distinguished Endowed Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Children’s National Medical Center at the George Washington University School of Medicine.
After graduating from the Christian Medical College in Ludhiana, India, she trained and practiced as a pediatrician. After moving to the United States, she completed her general and child and adolescent psychiatry training at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she remained on the faculty for over two decades.
She is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and was inducted into the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP).
She has held several national offices at the AACAP, SPCAP, and the ABPN – notably President of the Society of Professors of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2006-2008), President of AACAP (2013-2015) and currently Chair of the Board of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (2020-2021).