Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Jon A Lehrmann, MDJon A. Lehrmann, MD
Charles E. Kubly Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Chair 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 engagement, (5) bioethical principles, and (6) leadership and administration. Learn more

Upcoming Events, Grand Rounds & Conferences

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Psychiatry Grand Rounds “Is it Time for a Single Payer System?” June 6

06-06-20188:00 AM

Title: “Is it Time for a Single Payer System?” Presenter: Daniel Yohanna, MD Interim Chairman and Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience University of Chicago Medical Director, University of Chicago Health Plan Objectives 1. Become familiar with the current healthcare system in the United States 2. Discuss the pros and cons of a single payer system 3. Learn about health systems in other industrialized countries

Psychiatry Grand Rounds “Short-Term Efficacy of Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression” June 13

06-13-20188:00 AM

Title: “Short-Term Efficacy of Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression” Presenter: Jennifer Vande Voort, MD Assistant Professor and Medical Director Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient Unit Co-Director, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology Ketamine Infusion Service Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Objectives 1. Describe the background of Ketamine 2. Review key studies on efficacy, serial infusions, and dosing 3. Discuss future directions of Ketamine management

Psychiatry Grand Rounds “Fostering a Rehabilitative Approach in Chronic Pain Recovery” June 20

06-20-20188:00 AM

Title: “Fostering a Rehabilitative Approach in Chronic Pain Recovery” Presenter: Matthew Stohs, MD Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin Objectives 1. Recognize the importance of addressing chronic pain in your patients 2. Prepare your behavioral health practice to foster recovery in those who suffer from chronic pain 3. Apply a multidisciplinary team-based approach to treat patients with chronic pain

32nd Annual Door County Summer Institute July 23-27

07-23-20188:00 AM

Week-long continuing education seminars held each July and August in Door County, WI presented by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine.

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Our department operates under the three primary missions of providing exceptional mental health care to members of our community, providing quality and innovative education to our future physicians, and to advancing our knowledge by providing cutting edge research in the different areas of mental health. Your contributions make a difference. Please consider becoming a part of our missions and make a donation today.

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Contact Us

All patient and pharmacy requests

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


Physical Location and Address

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Tosa Health Center, Third Floor
1155 N. Mayfair Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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

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Mailing Address

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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