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educator , Psychiatrist , psychoanalyst

Paul Edward Sapir, American Psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, educator.


Sapir, Paul Edward was born on June 21, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward and Jean Victoria (McClenaghan) Sapir.


AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1950; AM, Harvard University, 1952; Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University, 1959; graduate, New York Psychoanalytic Institute, 1973.


Intern, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1959-1960; resident psychiatry, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, 1960-1962; resident psychiatry, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, 1962-1963; fellow psychiatry, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, 1963-1965; private practice psychiatry, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965-1967; psychiatry staff, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, New York, 1967-1974; assistant professor psychiatry, Albert Einstein College Medicine, Bronx, 1967-1974; private practice psychoanalyst and psychiatrist, Providence, since 1974; clinical assistant professor psychiatry and human behavior, Brown U., Providence, since 1974; medical staff, Butler Hospital, Providence, since 1974. Teaching fellow in social relations Harvard University, 1951-1952, 53-54. Teaching fellow in psychiatry Harvard Medical School, 1960-1962, research fellow in psychiatry, 1962-1965, assistant in psychiatry, 1965-1967.

Staff psychiatrist Southard Clinic Massachusetts Mental Health Center, 1964-1967. Junior associate in medicine-psychiatry Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, 1965-1967. Member commission on clinical appointments, re-appointments and promotions Brown U., Providence, since 1981, chair subcommittee on criteria for promotion of clinical faculty, 1988.

Presenter in field; others.


Fellow American Psychiatric Association (life fellow, district branch executive county 1978-1987, district branch president 1983-1984, peer reviewer peer review program 1984-1990,reviewer American Psychiatric Press, Inc. 1993, member constitutional ethics committee 1991-1995, others). Member American Psychoanalytic assosiation, New York Psychoanalytic Society, Boston Psychoanalytic Society (member commission on institute analysis since 1976, member commission on ethics and professional standards 1986-1993, chair since 1994, member clinical workshop on ethics 1990), Rhode Island Medical Society.


Married Sylvia Lenore Kutik, November 8, 1964. Children: Cass, Timothy.

Edward Sapir

Jean Victoria (McClenaghan) Sapir

Sylvia Lenore Kutik

Cass Sapir

Timothy Sapir