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Susan Matorin, MS, LCSW, ACSW

Senior Lecturer of Social Work in Psychiatry | Weill Cornell Medicine

Cultivating expertise in social work across five decades, Susan Matorin thrives as a senior lecturer of social work in psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. Instructing and lecturing students on social work within her areas of specialization, she concurrently serves as a board member of the Helen Rehr Center for Clinical Practice. Earlier, she was a program director and treatment coordinator with the Cornell Psychiatry Intensive Outpatient Program, the director of social work at the Payne Whitney Clinic, and a chief psychiatric social worker at the Columbia University Medical Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Well-regarded for her scholarly contributions, Ms. Matorin authored articles in The New York Times and The Social Work Journal, the latter of which published her article “Finding Joy in Social Work” in 2015. To attest to her success, she earned the Ellen Perlman Simon Outstanding Mentor Award and the Hyman J. Weiner Award from The Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care in 2021 and 2006, respectively, as well as the Centennial Award in 1998 and the Distinguished Service Medal from Columbia University in 1989. She has been a certified and licensed social worker in New York State since 1966.

Marquis Video Interview

Ms. Matorin was featured in an exclusive video interview in light of her excellence in social work.

Star Jones "The Star Treatment" Video

Well-regarded for her expertise, Ms. Matorin was the subject of an interview with Star Jones for “The Star Treatment” series.

Legacy Video (2023)

Ms. Matorin’s career highlights were discussed in a legacy video by Marquis Who’s Who in 2023.

Legacy Video (2020)

Ms. Matorin’s profession and career achievements were documented in a legacy video by Marquis Who’s Who in 2020.

Legacy Video (2017)

Honored for her dedication to patient lives, Ms. Matorin was the subject of a legacy video by Marquis Who’s Who in 2017.

Millennium Magazine (13th Edition)

Ms. Matorin graced her cover of the 13th edition of Millennium, A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine, and was highlighted with a two-page editorial spread.

Millennium Magazine (Fifth Edition)

To attest to her longevity in social work and education, Ms. Matorin was featured as her cover of the fifth edition of Millennium, A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine.

Millennium Magazine (First Edition)

In light of her outstanding feats, Ms. Matorin was a cover feature in the inaugural edition of Millennium, A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine.

Insight Magazine

Ms. Matorin provided her thoughts and advice in the second edition of Insight magazine.

Vogue Magazine

Celebrating her achievements, Ms. Matorin was honored in the Manhattan issue of Vogue magazine in February 2024.

Bloomberg Magazine

Ms. Matorin was selected for inclusion with a full-page feature in the New York City issue of Bloomberg magazine in April 2023.

Forbes Magazine

For her myriad of successes, Ms. Matorin was highlighted in the New York City issue of Forbes magazine in February 2022.

The Wall Street Journal (2023)

Honored among her peers, Ms. Matorin was included in the Eastern edition of The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, July 5, 2023.

The Wall Street Journal (2022)

Recognized as a distinguished leader, Ms. Matorin was prominently featured in the Eastern edition of The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.

The Wall Street Journal (2020)

Ms. Matorin earned the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was recognized in the Eastern edition of The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.

Marquis Timeline

Ms. Matorin’s legacy was documented in a comprehensive timeline of professional milestones by Marquis Who’s Who.

Who's Who of Professional Women

Ms. Matorin’s prowess in social work was detailed in a narrative on the Who’s Who of Professional Women website.

Who's Who of Top Educators

Demonstrating excellence in her profession, Ms. Matorin was featured on the Who’s Who of Top Educators website.

Who's Who of Industry Leaders

Ms. Matorin’s expertise in social work, education and administration was illuminated on the Who’s Who of Industry Leaders website.

Worldwide Humanitarian Award

Due to her civic affiliations and philanthropy, Ms. Matorin was profiled on the Who’s Who of Humanitarians website.

Marquis Radio Interview

As a testament to her longevity in the field, Ms. Matorin was interviewed by Marquis Who’s Who for radio.

Personal Website

Peruse Ms. Matorin’s personal website to learn more about her life, career, accomplishments and online presence.



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