Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Jon A Lehrmann, MD

Jon A. Lehrmann, MD
Charles E. Kubly Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Chairman and Professor

“The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is a dedicated community of compassionate, expert, inspired, professional clinicians, academicians, staff, and trainees committed to improving the lives of persons affected by psychiatric diseases, concurrent disorders, behavior-related illnesses, and social- environmental conditions impeding mental health.

This mission is accomplished through the pursuit of six core values: (1) scholarship and research, (2) education, (3) clinical service, (4) community outreach, (5) bioethical principles, and (6) leadership and administration.”

Message from the Chairman and Professor








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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
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8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin  53226


Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Tosa Center, 3rd Floor
1155 North Mayfair Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin  53226



Administrative Office:

Phone: (414) 955-8990
Fax:    (414) 955-6299


All Patient and Pharmacy Requests: 

Phone: (414) 955-8900
Fax:    (414) 955-6285





Grand Rounds Schedule    

Grand Rounds September 2014

September 3, 2014
“Co-Existing Pain and Psychosocial Comorbidities”
Nileshkumar Patel, MD, MBA
Pain Management Specialist
Advanced Pain Management
1. Understand the scope of pain management services beyond narcotics
2. Define use and abuse associated with "maintenance" medications vs methadone and suboxone
3. Identify logistical challenges in addressing chronic conditions including pain

September 10, 2014
“The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Psychiatry”
Robert Chayer, MD, Associate Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, MCW
Jeffrey Miller, DNP, APNP, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, MCW
Tara Merck, Director, Advanced Practice, Children's Specialty Group
Colleen Ballbach, CPNP, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Center, CHW
Tammy Langhoff, RN, MS, CPNP, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Center, CHW
1. Describe the legal aspects of the scope of practice of nurse practitioners in Wisconsin
2. Discuss how nurse practitioners are utilized in a variety of mental health settings
3. Explain the components of a successful collaborative relationship in a psychiatry practice

September 17, 2014
“Psychiatry Quality Grand Rounds:  Faculty and Staff Quality Project Updates”
Joseph O'Grady, Jr., MD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, MCW
1. Become knowledgeable of the Psychiatry Department's quality projects by faculty and staff
2. Understand how to begin a quality project
3. Learn the Institute of Medicine's six dimensions for measuring quality

September 24, 2014
No Grand Rounds
Faculty Meeting



*All programs are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. Call 414-955-7250 for information.

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201 N. Mayfair Road, 5th Floor
Milwaukee, WI  53226

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

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