Dr. Lehrmann attended the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed his residency training in Psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Lehrmann is the Associate Chief of Staff for Mental Health at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Dr. Lehrmann is the former president of the Association for Academic Psychiatry. He is a former training director and has received several teaching awards, including three annual Golden Apple Faculty Teaching Awards, for which a residency class selects one faculty member. He was also honored with the Department's Distinguished Service Award in 2008 and 2009, and the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey's first annual Humanism in Medicine Award in 2000. Dr. Lehrmann's academic interests include resident and medical student education, feedback in education, resident recruitment, conflict resolution and negotiation, Veteran Mental Health and Veteran Mental Health Care Systems.
- "Giving Feedback"; Lehrmann, J., AAP Handbook of Career Development in Academic Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; (L.W. Roberts and D. M. Hilty, Editors) APPI, 2005, pp 147-155.
- "Leadership Considerations for Executive Vice Chairs, New Chairs, and Chairs in the 21st Century"; Kunkel, Elisabeth JS, Lehrmann, Jon A, Vergare, Michael J, Roberts Laura W; Academic Psychiatry July-August 2013.
- "Special Collection: Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Psychiatric Education: Introduction and Dedication”; Lehrmann, JA and Roberts, LW; Academic Psychiatry August 2014.