Dr. Foster received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completed postgraduate studies at Columbia University. She received her medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed her Adult Psychiatric Residency Program at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers in New York City, NY. Dr. Foster then completed a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where she served as Chief Fellow and was awarded the Elizabeth B. Weller, MD Award for Outstanding Clinical Fellow. Dr. Foster is board certified and licensed in Pennsylvania and New York State.
Active Committees & Teaching Assignments- Dr. Foster has several major committee assignments, including the American Medical Association’'s Minority Consortium and is an active member of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust. Dr. Foster has clinical faculty appointments at New York University-Bellevue Hospital and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She continues to lecture on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Bipolarity, Ethnicity and Early Intervention.
Work & Beyond- In addition to her ongoing lectures at various professional organizations, Dr. Foster takes an active role in her Parent Teacher Association and Community Outreach Programs. Taliba is a wife, loving mother and a resident of Philadelphia. To her friends, family and clients, Dr. Foster is a vibrant, optimistic and compassionate person.
Dr. Foster's professional expertise and positive impacts in the local community have been highlighted across numerous news stations and publications.
Life moves quickly, and every day we make countless in-the-moment decisions, often not fully considering the consequences and finality of those choices. In spite of this, things usually turn out reasonably well. But what about those times things don’t turn out so well, when you...more
Philadelphia has Some of the Best Teaching Hospitals in the Country- many graduates go on to practice in the city. Philadelphia would be an excellent choice for job searching in the field of psychology, psychiatry or social sciences. Taliba Foster attended the University of...more
Bullying at School Has Taken On More Sinister Dimensions—even on the Main Line. Hence, the surge in anti-bullying education. It’s something parents have come to expect when their kids hit middle school—but not kindergarten. When 5-year-old Julia first started at a private...more
Newtown Connecticut School Shooting- Dr. Foster was onsite in Newtown, CT. in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. She was interviewed by CBS during the Health Segment, titled "Helping Children Deal with Today's School Shooting." The link to the article...more