Erica New, M.D.
Medical Director

New Erica New, M.D. is Medical Director of Positive Education Program. With over 15 years of experience in this role, Dr. New is responsible for the direct evaluation and treatment of many of our PEP clients, as well as educating families about mental illness and consulting with PEP staff. She is responsible for supervising the agency’s four child psychiatrists, and works with the clinical director and nursing supervisor to develop and update agency policies regarding use of psychotropic medication. 
In addition to her work at PEP, Dr. New is also an instructor within the Department of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She lends her expertise to medical residents and fellows in community psychiatry rotations in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and University Hospitals of Cleveland.
Dr. New was previously employed with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation as a clinical associate in the Department of Psychology. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Cornell University and a medical degree from Cornell Medical College. Dr. New completed her Adult Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry Fellowships at University Hospitals of Cleveland.
Dr. New is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Ohio Psychiatric Association.