Title: Program Manager
Company: New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Payne Whitney Manhattan
Location: New York, New York, United States
Maria Solomon, Program Manager at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Payne Whitney Manhattan, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mental health services and healthcare administration.
Ms. Solomon is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 20 years of experience in private practice currently serving as a program manager for New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She is certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and certified in psychodynamic supportive therapy by the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, and her clinical work specializes in supporting patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and their families. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Russian language and literature from Sarah Lawrence College and completed additional postsecondary study in acting and linguistics before earning her Master of Social Work at the New York University School of Social Work in 1996.
Ms. Solomon began her career at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in 1995 as a social work intern in the Westchester Division and became a member of the hospital’s Day program staff in 1998. In 2000, she was made a senior social worker and in 2020, she accepted her current position as program manager. Her work covers administrative leadership functions as well as clinical interactions, and she manages staff, treatments, and referrals for between 25 and 28 active patients. Ms. Solomon is a member of the Payne Whitney Manhattan patient family advisory council, sits on the board of Emotions Matter, and is active in the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder Family Connections Program. In recognition for her advocacy for patients with BPD and community education regarding the diagnosis, Ms. Solomon has been presented with awards including a 2008 Care Award and a 2016 Outstanding Clinical Service Award from the Payne Whitney Manhattan.
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