Joseph B. Layde, MD, JD
Joseph B. Layde, M.D., J.D. is Professor, Vice-Chair for Education, and Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. Joe attended the University of Wisconsin Medical School and Law School. He completed his residency training in psychiatry at the University of Minnesota and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
He is a winner of the department's Golden Apple Teaching and We Care Awards, and has won the Medical College's top teacher award: the Edward J. Lennon Endowed Clinical Teaching Award. He is also a recipient of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law Rappeport Fellowship Award.
Dr. Layde's academic interests include psychiatric ethics and the parameters of the duty to protect the public from dangerous patients.
A few publications include:
1. Candilis PJ, Layde JB: Professional Development in Forensic Psychiatry: The Role of
the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Academic Psychiatry 31:110-111, April 2007.
2. Layde JB, Nicholas P: Chief Residency in Psychiatry (commentary), Academic
Psychiatry, in press.
3. Tsao C, Layde JB: A Basic Review of Psychiatric Medical Malpractice Law in the U.S.,
Comprehensive Psychiatry, in press.
Dr. Layde sees patients at the Behavioral Health Center at the Tosa Center.