Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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Gunnar Larson, MD

Gunnar Larson, MD, is Associate Professor and M3 Psychiatry Clerkship Director in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. At the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, he is the Outpatient Mental Health Program Manager.

Gunnar attended the Chicago Medical School and also completed his residency training in psychiatry at the Chicago Medical School. Dr Larson is boarded in general and geriatric psychiatry. Gunnar's academic interests include electronic educational methodology, clerkship rotation improvement and development, and developing an integrated curriculum at MCW. Dr. Larson is a recipient of the APA's Nancy Roeske Medical Student Teaching Award.

A few of Dr. Larson's accomplishments include co-developing the VA Medical Center Inpatient Teaching Service for M3 students, re-establishing and revitalizing the VA Medical Center Resident Teaching Service, and Developing and expanding ANGEL (electronic based) M3 Psychiatry Clerkship educational resources.

A few publications include:

1) Bower, D., Webb, T., Larson, G., Tipnis, S., Young, S., et al (2007). Patient Centered Care Workshop: Providing Quality Health Care to a Diverse Population. MedEdPORTAL:

2) Larson, G., Berger, B., Impulsivity (Chapter). In (Eds.). Loue, S., Roberts, L.W., Sajatovic, M., et al., The Encyclopedia for Aging and Public Health. Accepted February 2006.

Dr. Larson sees patients at the Milwaukee VAMC- primarily geriatric, or patients with serious mental illnesses.

Contact information:
Telephone: (414)384-2000 ext 4127
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