Distinguished Faculty: Steering Committee

Sharon J. Parish
MD, IF, NCMP

Professor of Medicine in Clinical Psychiatry
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Director of Medical Services
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division
White Plains, New York


Dr. Sharon J. Parish is a Professor of Medicine in Clinical Psychiatry and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College and the Director of Medical Services at the New York Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division.

Dr. Parish is a general internist with a special interest in practice, training and research in sexual medicine. She has designed many educational programs in male and female sexual dysfunction for undergraduate, postgraduate, and graduate medical education and across multiple disciplines. She has authored numerous publications on sexual dysfunction, sexual medicine communication skills, and sexual health education. She is the Immediate Past President of the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH), chairman of the ISSWSH Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee, a member of the ISSWSH Board of Directors (2001-present), and was Chairman of the ISSWSH Education Committee from 2002-2014. She was a Vice Chairman of the International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM) of International Consultation on Sexual Medicine (Madrid, 2015) and is Co-Chairman of the ISSM/ISSWSH Committee, and a member of the ISSM Scientific Program and Publications Committees. Dr. Parish is the Assistant Editor for Female Medical/Surgical Sexual Health for the Journal of Sexual Medicine. She is a North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP), and she has a private Sexual Medicine practice at the Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City.