Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan has announced that psychiatrist Elizabeth Ortiz-Schwartz is joining its team that is responsible for the Adolescent Transitional Living Program. The hospital’s Center for Adolescents offers treatment for teenagers afflicted with a variety of disorders.
Ortiz-Schwartz is board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry, as well as general psychiatry. She grew up in the Dominican Republic and studied at the Medical School of the Universidad Central del Este. She completed her residency in psychiatry along with a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at New York Medical College. While there, she became chief resident, chief fellow and then went on to become assistant professor of psychiatry as well as training director for the child and adolescent psychiatry program.
Ortiz-Schwartz served as medical director of the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut.