Edward J. Krall, MD, MS, FAPA is the program director of the Medical College of Wisconsin Central Wisconsin Psychiatric Residency program. In addition to providing patient care as a Psychiatrist, Dr. Krall also has extensive leadership experience including:
- Medical Director of Risk Management for a multidisciplinary group practice. In this role, he provided physician oversight for management of adverse outcomes, patient complaints and provider relations.
- Assistant Medical Director for an HMO. Dr. Krall performed medical management, including direct quality and utilization activities for this health maintenance organization with commercial, Medicaid/Medicare and Medicare managed care enrollment (approximately 180,000 members). He was the first Medical Director for behavioral health, developing a utilization management team and establishing standard operating policies.
- Chair of the Physician Health Committee. Dr. Krall’s experience in interventions with impaired professionals helped him develop programming for morale improvement and cultural change; and policies for drug monitoring and management of behavioral issues with health care professionals.
Dr. Krall is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, Wisconsin State Medical Society, and Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, for which he served as President in 2005-07.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Marquette University, Milwaukee; a medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; and completed a residency in psychiatry at Yale University, Yale-New Haven Medical Center, New Haven, Connecticut. In 2002, he earned a master of science-administrative medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, and American College of Physician Executives. He has published in the area of physician health and physician self-prescribing.