Dr. Ernst is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Assistant Director of the Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
After receiving her MD from Cornell Medical College, Dr. Ernst completed her residency at Cambridge Hospital/Harvard Medical School and went on to do a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Ernst is board certified in both General Adult Psychiatry and Psychiatry of the Medically Ill. She is an attending psychiatrist at the Jack Martin Fund Clinic where she works with patients living with HIV/AIDS. She also works on the general consultation liaison service treating psychiatric conditions in the medically ill. Her areas of interest include: traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, stroke, HIV/AIDS, pregnancy and postpartum, psychopharmacology, and student mental health.