Dr. Liz McCord is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University in Atlanta. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member for the University of California-Irvine Train New Trainers Fellowship, helping health care professionals improve the delivery of addiction care in their practices. Dr. McCord’s primary clinical and scholarly focus is the treatment of addiction through an integrative approach, developed from her background in both internal medicine and psychiatry. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals, including the Journal of ECT, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, and Journal of Surgery.
Born and raised in New Orleans, Dr. McCord earned her medical degree at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, then moved to Emory University in Atlanta where she completed her residency in internal medicine and psychiatry, served as the ambulatory chief resident for the Internal Medicine Residency Program, and completed a fellowship in addiction psychiatry.
She is a proud advocate for Medicare for All and human rights.