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Tziporah E. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

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Office: (585) 275-2277

Fax: (585) 271-7706

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

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Professional Background

Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD, LMFT, is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center, the Institute for the Family, and the Division of Collaborative Care within the Department of Psychiatry. In the Division of Collaborative Care she serves as the Director for Training and Education, and has been a part of the leadership team integrating behavioral health across our community's safety net primary care practices, supporting the embedded clinicians and the teams to provide comprehensive, whole-person care. She is also part of the Behavioral Health Integration Team for Accountable Health Partners, a clinically integrated network of hospitals and physicians whose aim is to improve quality outcomes and enhancing value of the care we provide, with a strong focus on population health. She is the Director of the Institute for the Family's Family Therapy Services which provides outpatient individual, couple and family therapy for the Rochester community and as part of Strong Behavioral Health's outpatient psychiatry service. She is devoted to excellence in clinical training and clinical care and to promoting family health and well-being across all dimensions of health. She has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters on the practice of marriage and family therapy, medical family therapy, integration of health and relationships, interdisciplinary/collaborative care, and training of healthcare providers. She is also actively involved in patient/family- and provider-education around the management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, and has delivered a number of presentations on this theme both locally and nationally.



B.A. cum laude, Departmental Honors | University of Maryland, College Park
Family Studies

M.A. | Syracuse University
Marriage and Family Therapy

Ph.D. | Syracuse University
Marriage and Family Therapy

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/2006 - 08/31/2008
Fellowship in at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

09/01/2005 - 08/31/2006
Internship in at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry


2012 - 2013
Susan H. McDaniel Teaching Award
Location: Institute for the Family, Rochester, NY

2011 - 2012
Susan H. McDaniel Teaching Award
Location: Institute for the Family, Rochester, NY

Dept of Family Medicine Residency Director's Award
Sponsor: Univ of Rochester Department of Family Medicine
Location: Rochester, NY

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Journal Articles

Mendoza M, Rosenberg T. "Self-management of type 2 diabetes: a good idea--or not ?" The Journal of family practice.. 2013 May 0; 62(5):244-8.

Rosenberg T, Speice J. "Integrating care when the end is near: ethical dilemmas in end-of-life care." Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare.. 2013 Mar 0; 31(1):75-83.

Le Roux P, Podgorski C, Rosenberg T, Watson WH, McDaniel S. "Developing an outcome-based assessment for family therapy training: the Rochester Objective Structured Clinical Evaluation (ROSCE)." Family process.. 2011 Dec 0; 50(4):544-60.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Chronic illness and primary care: Integrating Mental health and primary care
Book Title: In The Challenges of Mental Health Caregiving
Author List: Taylor-Brown, S., McDaniel, S.H., & Rosenberg, T
Published By: Springer 2009 in New York

Chapter Title: Attachment Systems in Families and Health
Book Title: Handbook of Family Psychology
Author List: Rosenberg, T., & Watson, W.
Published By: Blackwell Publishing 2009

Chapter Title: Collaborative care to heal gender relations across generations: A couple of trainees watch a couple of experts treat a couple of couples
Book Title: Collaborative Medicine Case Studies: Evidence in Practice
Author List: Rosenberg, T, Mullin, D., McDaniel, S.H., & Fiscella, K.
Edited By: R. Kessler & D. Stafford (Eds.)
Published By: Springer 2008 in New York