Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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Carol I-Ping Tsao, MD, JD

Carol I Ping Tsao, MD, JD is Professor with Tenure and Director of Medical Student Education in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

She received her B.A. from Northwestern University, M.D. from University of Illinois College of Medicine, and J.D. from Marquette University Law School. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Loyola University Medical Center and residency in psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine.

Actively engaged in teaching medical students, resident physicians, and fellows, Dr. Tsao has won a number of teaching awards including: St. Luke's Family Practice Teacher-Of-The-Year Award, University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee Clinical Campus) Teacher-Of-The-Year Award, and two Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry Golden Apple teaching awards.

Dr. Tsao is board-certified in General Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. Her academic interests include Hospital Psychiatry, ECT and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.

Dr. Tsao treats hospitalized patients at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center and also has an interest in the care of physicians.

A few recent publications include:

1. Tsao, C., Layde, J., Roberts, L.: A review of ethics in psychiatric research. Current Opinion in Psychiatry 21(6):572-7, 2008.

2. Tsao, C., Roberts, L.: Authorship in scholarly manuscripts: Practical considerations for residents and early career physicians. Academic Psychiatry 33(1):76-79, 2009.

3. Tsao, C., Layde, J.: Three session psychiatric malpractice curriculum for senior psychiatry residents. Academic Psychiatry 33(2):160-162, 2009.

Contact information:
Phone: (414) 955-8992
Fax:     (414) 955-6299
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