Jessica (“Jessi”) Gold, M.D., M.S., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine where she works at the Habif Health and Wellness Center, teaches in the medical school, and sees patients in the cancer Jessica "Jessi" Gold, MD, MScenter. Her primary areas of interest are college mental health, writing about mental health and psychiatry for the general audience, mental health and the media, and physician wellness.
Jessi was an undergraduate majoring in Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania where she was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 2009. She also received a Masters in Science in Anthropology from Penn at the same time and used qualitative methods to study premedical education for her thesis work. She received her medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine and graduated in 2014. She then completed her residency training in Psychiatry at Stanford University, where she served as chief resident from 2017-18 and received numerous awards including membership into Alpha Omega Alpha, the APA leadership fellowship, the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Ginsberg Fellowship for promising clinician-educators.