Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D., is the director of the Eisenberg Family Depression Center and the Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Professor of Depression and Neurosciences. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, completed a psychiatry residency at Yale University and returned to Michigan as faculty in 2009.
Dr. Sen’s research focuses on the interactions between genes and the environment and their effect on stress, anxiety, and depression. He has a particular interest in medical education and leads the Intern Health Study, a longitudinal cohort study that assesses stress and mood in Learner physicians, enrolling over 25,000 participants from 80+ institutions. The project has produced high-impact findings across a wide range of interdisciplinary academic topics including genomics, mobile technology, economics, gender and racial disparities, survey methodology and medical education policy. Work from the study has been published in JAMA, BMJ and Annals of Internal Medicine and covered in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time Magazine and other media outlets.
Dr. Sen is a member of the National Academy of Medicine Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being. His clinical practice focuses on helping physicians with depression and anxiety.