Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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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.  Roberts LW, Layde JB, Balon R, eds.: International Handbook of Psychiatry: A Concise Guide for Medical Students, Residents, and Medical Practitioners, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 2013.

2.  Layde JB: Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation.  In The Academic Medicine Handbook: A Guide to Achievement and Fulfillment for Academic Faculty, Roberts LW, ed., Springer, 2013.

3.  Layde JB : The Legal Framework of Medical Ethics in the United States.  In Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine: A Study Guide for Physicians and Physicians-in Training, Roberts LW, Reicherter D, eds., Springer, in press.

Dr. Layde sees patients at the Behavioral Health Center at the Tosa Center.

Contact information:
Telephone (414)955-8992
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