Akeem Marsh, MD-Very good mind


  • Member of the New York Committee on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (NYCCAP) News Editorial Board
  • Selected as a medical student of SUNY Downstate by Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Volunteer faculty member of New York University Grossman School of Medicine
  • Co-editor of the forthcoming book “Not Just Bad Kids: The Link Between Adversity and Destructive Behavior”

I started seeing patients as potential friends or neighbours in need, but now I see people as family. I am very happy to work with VigorTip to help serve different communities by ensuring that we have access to the latest information related to culture.

— Achim Marsh, MD


Akeem Marsh, MD, is accredited by the Board of Directors in General and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and has devoted his career to working with children and families in underserved communities. He has extensive work experience in youth involved in justice as well as in hospital and emergency psychiatric settings. Dr. Marsh currently volunteers as a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Marsh is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and a general member of the New Jersey Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Committee on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a member of the editorial board of the organization’s communications.

Historically, Dr. Marsh served as the editor of the Northwell Health Residents and Researchers Forum during his hospitalization. He also served as an interim reviewer for the Journal of the Student National Medical Association and the Journal of Children and Youth Services Review.

His main interests in clinical care, advocacy, and research include the relationship between trauma-related symptoms and disruptive behavior, trauma-informed juvenile justice reform, and the impact of racism and other prejudices on judicial experience, evaluation, and treatment-involving youth. He has given lectures on these topics both domestically and internationally. Dr. Marsh has also published numerous articles in newsletters and academic and literary journals.

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Dr. Marsh received a Bachelor of Science degree from the prestigious Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/City University of New York School of Medicine.

He received his medical doctorate from the State University of New York Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn/Down State College of Medicine. He completed general psychiatric residency and child and adolescent psychiatry studies at the Zucker School of Medicine in Hofstra/Northwell.

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