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CURRICULUM VITAE

Mara Pheister MD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Tosa Center
1155 N Mayfair Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-955-8950
Email: mpheister@mcw.edu

EDUCATION:
08/1992 - 05/1996 BS - Honors, Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
08/1995 - 12/1995 Study Abroad, Etvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
08/1996 - 06/2000 MD, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2000 - 06/2004 Resident, Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2004 - 03/2009 Adult and Adolescent Psychiatrist (Outpatient), Gurnee Counseling Center, Gurnee, IL
07/2004 - 06/2006 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Voluntary Faculty, Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL
07/2004 - 04/2006 Attending Psychiatrist, (Inpatient, Consultation Liaison, Partial Hospital Program), Vista Health, Waukegan, IL
03/01/2009 - 06/30/2016 Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/01/2016 - Present Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
02/2024 - Present Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor, Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
07/2003 - 06/2004 Senior Chief Resident, Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
08/2009 - 03/2023 Director of Residency Education, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
08/2017 - 03/2023 Associate Vice Chair of Residency Education, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
01/01/2023 - Present Resident Clinic Director, Center for Psychotherapies, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, Professional Office Building at Ascension St. Joe's, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
03/2023 - Present Associate Program Director, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/2010 - 06/2011 Interim Medical Director, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, Center for Consultative Academic Psychiatry Services (CCAPS), Milwaukee, WI
01/2016 - Present Psychiatric Consultant, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Team, Milwaukee, WI
01/2016 - Present Psychiatric Consultant, Milwaukee Bucks Basketball Team, Milwaukee, WI
08/2021 - 06/2022 Periscope Physician, Depatment of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
08/2022 - Present Medical Director, Maehnoweskekiayah Wellness Center, Keshena, WI
01/2023 - Present Medical Director, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, Center for Psychotherapies, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
09/2009 - 11/2010 Institutional Review Board, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/2004 - 04/2006 Vista Health, Victory Memorial Medical Center, Waukegan, IL
07/2004 - 04/2006 Vista Health, St. Therese Medical Center, Waukegan, IL
03/2009 - 06/2023 Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital, Menomonee Falls, WI
03/2009 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
09/2005
09/2015
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
02/09/2015
10/31/2025
   
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
New York License
09/30/2003
09/30/2004
Illinois License
07/01/2004
07/31/2011
Wisconsin License
52693-020
03/01/2009
10/31/2025
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
08/1992 - 05/1996 Medical Scholar – Provisional admission , University of Wisconsin Medical School
08/1992 - 05/1996 Academic Excellence Award Full Tuition Scholarship , University of Wisconsin - Madison
01/1995 - 10/1995 Hilldale Research Grant
06/1996 Honors Degree, University of Wisconsin - Madison
05/1998 Medical School Leadership Award , University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
05/1999 Photography Award, Association of American Medical Colleges
10/2003 George Ginsberg Fellowship for Teaching Nominee, American Association for Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT)
10/2003 Peter Henderson Memorial Award Nominee, American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT)
10/2003 PRITE National Ranking – 98th % Psychiatry, 96th % Neurology, American College of Psychiatry
07/2010 Jon Gudeman Golden Apple Teaching Award - PGY 2, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
02/2012 Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors
05/2012 Second Place - Black & White Photography, American Psychiatric Association Art Exhibit, Philadelphia, PA
05/2012 3rd Place - Black & White Photography, American Psychiatric Association Art Exhibit, Philadelphia, PA
05/2012 Honorable Mention, American Psychiatric Association Art Exhibit, Philadelphia, PA
05/2013 Junior Faculty Award Nominee, Association for Academic Psychiatry
10/2013 Master Educator Graduate, Association for Academic Psychiatry
02/2014 Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors
06/2014 Spirit of a Leader Award, Developed and awarded by psychiatry chief residents to acknowledge appreciation and example of leadership, Psychiatry Residency, MCW
02/2015 Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors
06/2015 Jon Gudeman Golden Apple Teaching Award - PGY 4, Medical College of Wisconsin - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
06/2015 Charles E. Kubly Community Service Award, In recognition of outstanding community service work, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
10/2015 MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Award, Medical College of Wisconsin - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
01/2016 2015-16 Best Doctors of America, Best Doctors, Boston, MA
02/2016 Excellence in Action Award, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2016 1st Place Poster,"Suicide Symposium:A Multidisciplinary Approach to Risk Assessment and the Emotional Aftermath of Patient Suicide", Association for Academic Psychiatry Annual Meeting, San Juan, PR
01/2018 2017-18 Best Doctors of America, Best Doctors, Boston, MA
09/2018 1st Place Poster, “Illness Disclosure in Residency Applications", Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP)
03/2019 1st Place Poster, “Illness Disclosure in Residency Applications”, AADPRT Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
01/2020 2019-20 Best Doctors of America, Best Doctors, Boston, MA
05/2020 Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors
02/2021 Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors
10/2021 Charles E. Kubly Community Service Award, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
06/2022 Jon Gudeman Golden Apple Teaching Award - PGY 4, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
06/2022 Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors
10/2022 Distinguished Service Award, Medical College of Wisconsin - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
02/2024 Above & Beyond Award, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
06/2002 - 06/2006 American Psychiatric Association (APA) (Member)
08/2009 - Present Association of Academic Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT) (Member)
09/2009 - Present Wisconsin Psychiatric Association (WPA) (Member)
09/2009 - Present Association of Academic Psychiatry (AAP) (Member)
09/2009 - Present Wisconsin Medical Society (WMS) (Member)
09/2009 - 05/2018 American Psychiatric Association (APA) (Member)
05/2018 - 05/2019 American Psychiatric Association (APA) (Fellow)
05/2019 - Present American Psychiatric Association (APA) (Distinguished Fellow)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
06/2009 Academic Psychiatry
01/2016 Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
07/2003 - 06/2004 Psychiatry Representative, Committee on Graduate Medical Education, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
07/2003 - 06/2004 Committee Member, Psychiatry Resident Recruitment, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
07/2009 - 11/2010 Committee Member, Institutional Review Board, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2009 - 10/2022 Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
03/2010 - Present Examiner, Clincal Skills Assessment, Medical College of Wisconsin
03/2011 Committee Member, Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship, Internal Review Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH)
07/2011 Director of Residency Training, Psychiatry Residency, Internal Review Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH)
01/2012 - 06/2022 Committee Member, Internal Reviews Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH)
12/2012 - 03/2013 Chairman, Forensic Pathology, Internal Review Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH)
07/2014 - 06/2022 Committee Member, Program Review Subcommittee, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc.
08/2017 - 04/2019 Co-Chair, Behavioral Health Home Subcommittee, Behavioral Health Strategic Plan, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2017 - 12/2018 Member, Board of Directors, Whole Health Clinical Group
07/2019 - 06/2021 Member, Behavioral Health Home Subcommittee, Behavioral Health Strategic Plan, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2019 - 03/2020 Conference Co-Chair, Annual Conference, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association
01/2021 - 06/2022 Member, Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) Task Force, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
07/2022 - 07/2023 Member, Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
08/2022 - 06/2023 Member, Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) - Education Subcommittee, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
07/2023 - Present Member, Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) - Community Engagement Subcommittee, MCW Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
07/2023 - Present Co-Chair, Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI), MCW Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
03/2010 - 02/2019 Co-chairperson, Chief Resident Leadership Annual Conference Committee, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health & Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2011 - 06/2017 Member, Medical Student Essay Selection Committee, Association of Academic Psychiatry
10/2013 - 09/2016 Member, Nominating Committee, Association for Academic Psychiatry
10/2013 Member, Annual Meeting Poster Selection Subcommittee - judging oral poster presentations, Association for Academic Psychiatry
09/2014 - 08/2015 Member, Fellow and Residency Training Committee, Association for Academic Psychiatry
09/2014 Judge, Annual Meeting Poster Selection Subcommittee, Association for Academic Psychiatry
08/2015 - 09/2021 Chair, Fellow and Residency Training Committee, Association for Academic Psychiatry
09/2015 - 09/2020 Member, Master Educator Committee, Association for Academic Psychiatry
09/2015 - 09/2021 Member, Executive Councel, Association for Academic Psychiatry
04/2017 - 04/2019 Councilor at Large, Executive Council, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association (WPA)
06/2017 - Present Member, Legislative Committee, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association (WPA)
09/2018 - 03/2022 Member, Psychiatry Workforce Taskforce, American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT)
03/2019 - 07/2022 Liaison, AAP/AADPRT
06/2021 - 06/2023 Milwaukee Chapter President, Executive Committee, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association
07/2022 - Present Member, Psychiatric Workforce Committee, AADPRT

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Devin Wyatt Memorial Fund for Suicide Prevention
Source:
Wyatt Memorial Fund
PI:
Mara Pheister, MD
Dates:
03/2021 - Present
Direct Funds:
$20,000
  
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Oligodendrocyte Development in the Canine Fetal Spinal Cord As Seen Through In Situ Hybridization
Source:
Hilldale Research Grant
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Mara Pheister, MD
Dates:
01/1995 - 08/1995
Direct Funds:
$3,000
  
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Suicide Symposium-Multidisciplinary Approach to Risk Assessment and the Emotional Aftermath of Patient Suicide
Source:
Faye McBeath Foundation
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Mara Pheister, MD
Dates:
01/2015 - 06/2015
Direct Funds:
$2,000
  
Title:
Suicide Symposium-Multidisciplinary Approach to Risk Assessment and the Emotional Aftermath of Patient Suicide
Source:
Kubly Foundation
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Mara Pheister, MD
Dates:
01/2019 - 04/2019
Direct Funds:
$2,100
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Pheister M, Review of Psychotherapy Session, Columbia Psychotherapy Center Grand Rounds, Columbia-St. Mary’s, WI, 06/2010
Pheister M, Exploration of Emotion Through Black & White Photography, Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2011
Pheister M, Residents' Perception of Scholarly Activity - Working Toward Change, Poster Presentation, Quality Improvement Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/2012
Pheister M, Small Group Case Analyses, MCWAH Chief Resident' Leadership Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, 05/2012
Pheister, M, Suicide Postvention in Clinicians, Psychiatry Resident Retreat, Glendale, WI, 09/2012
Pheister M, Quality Improvement - Residents' Perception of Scholarly Activity - Working Toward Change, Poster Presentation, Medical College of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics (MCWAH) Graduate Medical Education Retreat, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2013
Singh S, Fisher T, Pheister M, EMR Template Improves the Frequency of Lab Monitoring in Patients on Atypical Antipsychotics, Poster Presentation, Medical College of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics (MCWAH) Graduate Medical Education Retreat, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2013
Pheister M, Owen J, Suicide Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Risk Assessment and the Emotional Aftermath of Patient Suicide, Poster Presentation Innovations in Medical Education Conference, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2015
Pheister M, Owen J, Suicide Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Risk Assessment and the Emotional Aftermath of Patient Suicide”, Poster Presentation Innovations in Medical Education Conference, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2017
Blitzstein S, Pheister M, Curriculum Design, iTeach – a Conference for the Modern Medical Educator, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2017
Pheister, M, Teaching on the Fly and Loving It, Addiction Psychiatry Faculty Development, Medical Collage of Wisconsin, 03/2020
Chan C, Pheister M, The Role of the Photographic Arts in Psychiatry, MCW Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 12/2023
 
Regional
Pheister M, Giving Feedback, Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Milwaukee, WI, 05/2010
Pheister M, Giving Feedback, Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Madison, WI, 05/2011
Pheister M, Giving Feedback, Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Milwaukee, WI, 05/2012
Pheister M, Giving Feedback, Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Madison, WI, 05/2013
Pheister, M, Personality Disorders in DSM 5, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2013
Pheister, M, Personality Disorders in DSM 5, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, Madison, WI, 01/2014
Pheister, M., Giving Feedback, Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Lake Geneva, WI, 08/2014
Pheister, M., Giving Feedback, Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Lake Geneva, WI, 08/2015
Pheister M, Giving Feedback, Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Lake Geneva, WI, 08/2016
Pheister M, Sorby J, Padfield E, Burek G, Meetings: Facilitating and Leading Groups, Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Lake Geneva, WI, 08/2017
Pheister M, Shah K, Shashidhara S, Slocum S, Dealing with Difficult Situations, Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Lake Geneva, WI, 08/2018
Pheister, M, Evidence and Dynamics Involved in Prescribing in Borderline Personality Disorder, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, Elkhart Lake, WI, 03/2019
Pheister M, Hackenmiller A, Dunatov D, Drom C, Liewen A, Intern Year Game, Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Lake Geneva, WI, 08/2019
Pheister M, "One-Minute Preceptor", Regional Chief Resident Retreat, Beaver Dam, WI, 08/2021
Friedbacher S, Pheister M, Suicide: Assessing Risk, Processing Loss, 19th Annual Fall Cancer Conference: Out of the Shadows- Bringing Taboo Cancer Topics Into the Light, Madison, WI, 10/2021
Pheister M, Wrzosek M, Giving Feedback and One Minute Preceptor, MCW Department of Psychiatry Regional Campus Faculty Retreat: Teaching & Professional Development under an Academic Umbrella, Green Bay, WI, 06/2023
Arrington E, Pheister M, Wichman C, The Naughty Housestaff: Management of Professionalism Issues, MCW Department of Psychiatry Regional Campus Faculty Retreat: Teaching & Professional Development under an Academic Umbrella, Green Bay, WI, 06/2023
 
National
Pheister M, Chokroverty L, Rose J, Looking at Our Feelings – Exploration of Emotion Through Black & White Photography, Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 04/2003
Pheister M, Karasu TB, Presentation of a Psychotherapy Session to T. Byram Karasu, M.D, Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 04/2004
Pheister M, Chokroverty L, Rose J, Looking at Our Feelings – Exploration of Emotion Through Black & White Photography, Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY, 05/2004
Pheister, M., Kablinger, A., Master Education: Learner Assessment, Association for Academic Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX, 09/2015
Blitzstein S, Pheister M, Master Educator: Curriculum Development, Association for Academic Psychiatry, San Juan, PR, 09/2016
Pheister M, Krain L, Akinyemi E, Chandraiah S, Myint M, Arbuckle M, Hobbs J, Virtual Recruitment: Lessons Learned, AADPRT/AAP Joint Conference, Virtual, 04/2021
Chan HC, Mintz DL, Pheister M, Cheong JA, The Role of the Photographic Arts in Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 05/2023
Chan HC, Mintz DL, Pheister M, Camara A, The Role of the Photographic Arts in Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference, New York, NY, 05/2024
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Pheister M, Owen J, Simons G, Suicide Symposium: A Curriculum to Address Patient Suicide, Educators' Showcase, Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Milwaukee, WI, 09/2018
Pheister M, Wrzosek M, Peters R, Falk C, Illness Disclosure in Residency Applications, Poster Presentation, Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Milwaukee, WI, 09/2018
Pheister M, Wrzosek M, Peters R, Falk C, Illness Disclosure in Residency Applications, Poster Presentation, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, Madison, WI, 03/2020
 
National
Weiss A, Abrams M, Pheister M, The All-Resident Retreat: An Experience in Group Cohesion, Systems Intervention & Leadership Development, Workshop, American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT), New Orleans, LA, 03/2004
Broquet KE, Bennett J, Pheister M, Lehrmann J, Giving Effective Feedback to Learners and Loving It, Part I: Basics of Feedback, Workshop, Association of Academic Psychiatry Conference (AAP), Scottsdale, AZ, 09/2011
Pheister M, Lehrmann J, Broquet KE, Bennett J, Giving Effective Feedback to Learners and Loving It, Part II: Feedback Challenges, Workshop, Association of Academic Psychiatry Conference (AAP), Scottsdale, AZ, 09/2011
Lehrmann J, Heinrich T, Pheister M, The Art of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in Academic Medicine, Workshop, Association of Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Nashville, TN, 10/2012
Fitzgerald I, Pheister M, Gladding R, Seibert J, Challenges and Successes in Transitioning to New, Workshop, Association of Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Nashville, TN, 10/2012
Pheister M, A Creative Look at the Scholarly Project - one former resident’s (and now program director’s) example, Media Session, Association of Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Nashville, TN, 10/2012
Pheister M, Quality Improvement - Residents' Perception of Scholarly Activity - Working Toward Change, PosterPresentation, American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT), Fort Lauderdale, FL, 03/2013
Singh S, Fisher T, Pheister M, EMR Template Improves the Frequency of Lab Monitoring in Patients on Atypical Antipsychotics, Poster Presentation, American Psychiatric Association (APA), San Francisco, CA, 05/2013
Broquet KE, Bennett J, Pheister M, Lehrmann J,, Giving Effective Feedback to Learners and Loving it, Part I, Workshop, Association for Academic Psychiatry, Charleston, SC, 10/2013
Pheister M, Lehrmann J, Briquet KE, Bennett J, Giving Effective Feedback to Learners and Loving it, Part II, Workshop, Association for Academic Psychiatry, Charleston, SC, 10/2013
Heinrich T, Lehrmann J, Pheister M, Schwartz A, The Art (and Necessary Evil) of Running a Meeting, Workshop, Association for Academic Psychiatry, Portland, OR, 10/2013
Pheister M, Cotes R, Mahr F, Prabhakar D, Schwartz A, Stagno S, Using Patient Simulation in Psychiatric Education, Workshop, Association for Academic Psychiatry, Portland, OR, 09/2014
Dalack GW, Lehrmann J, Pato CN, Jibson MD, Lagomasino IT, Pheister M, Robert LW, Leadership in Education: Challenges and Opportunities in the Relationship between Training Director and Department Chair, Workshop, Association for Academic Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX, 09/2015
Pheister M, Walaszak A, Anzia J, The Regional Chief Conference: Practical, Affordable, Interactive, Educational Symposium, Association for Academic Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX, 09/2015
Dalack GW, Jibson M, Pheister M, Goldfinger S, Leadership in Education: Challenges and Opportunities in the Relationship between Training Director and Department Chair, Workshop, American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT), Austin, TX, 03/2016 - 03/3016
Schwartz A, Pheister M, Getting to the Root of the Problem: Utilizing Root Cause Analysis to Teach Trainees about Quality Improvement, Workshop, American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT), Austin, TX, 03/2016
Pawar D, Fisher T, Pheister M, US Psychiatry Residents’ Self-reported Knowledge About Integrated Care, Poster Presentation, Association for Academic Psychiatry, San Juan, PR, 09/2016
Pheister M, Owen J, Suicide Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Risk Assessment and the Emotional Aftermath of Patient Suicide, Works-In-Progress,, Association for Academic Psychiatry, San Juan, PR, 09/2016
Pheister M, Padfield E, Owen J, Suicide Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Risk Assessment and the Emotional Aftermath of Patient Suicide, Poster Presentation, Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Denver, CO, 09/2017
Sprague JM, Blitztein S, Wrzosek M, Pheister M, Concocting Queries: a Workshop Dedicated to Multiple Choice Question Writing, Workshop, Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Denver, CO, 09/2017
Wrzosek M, Pheister M, Sprague JM, Blitztein S, Concocting Queries: a Multiple Choice Question Writing, Workshop, Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP), Minneapolis, MN, 06/2018
Wrzosek M, Pheister M,, A Poster on Creating Posters: A Practical ‘How-to” Teaching Tool, Poster Presentation, Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP), Portland, ME, 06/2019
Walaszak A, Chan C, Gorrindo T, Kim R, Liu H, Pheister M, The Psychiatry Shortage– What Can Educators Do?, AAP-AADPRT Liaison Symposium, Association for Academic Psychiatry, Boston, MA, 03/2020
Pheister M, Owen J, Slocum S, Wichman C, Drom C, Hackenmiller A, Women Physicians LEAD (Leadership, Empowerment, Alliance, Development, Poster Presentation, Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Virtual, 09/2020
 
International
Wolf K, Magen J, Pheister M, Bowen L, In the same sandbox: How to create high-quality educational experiences when teaching learners from multiple behavioral health disciplines, Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Vancouver, BC, 09/2023
Chardavoyne P, Pheister M, Suicide Symposium: Addressing the Role of Clinical Intervention and the Experience of Patient Loss to Suicide, Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Vancouver, BC, 09/2023
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
08/1996 - 05/2000 Chairperson, Medical Students for the Arts (MFA), University of Wisconsin Medical School
08/1996 - 06/1998 Member, Medical Student Association, University of Wisconsin Medical School
09/2009 - 07/2017 Member, Educational Leadership Group, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2009 - 06/2017 Chairperson, Education Policy Committee, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2009 - 03/2020 Member, Clinical Leadership Group, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2009 - 07/2011 Chairperson, Resident Progress Committee, Psychiatry Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2009 - 09/2022 Chairperson, Resident Steering Committee, Psychiatry Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2009 - Present Member, Departmental Leadership Group, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2009 - 02/2010 Member, Clinical Operational Group (Ambulatory Department Re-design), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2009 - 09/2022 Chairperson, Resident Recruitment Committee, Psychiatry Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin
10/2009 - 02/2010 Physician Liaison, Electronic Medical Record (Epic) Implementation for Department of Psychiatry Clinics, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2010 - 03/2010 Member, Committee to examine redevelopment of Psychotherapy Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
03/2010 - 06/2011 Chairperson, Resident Curriculum Committee, Psychiatry Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin
04/2011 - 06/2019 Member, Quality Improvement and Safety Committee, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2011 - 09/2022 Chairperson, Annual Program Review Committee, Psychiatry Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2011 - 06/2013 Chairperson, Housestaff Evaluation Committee, Psychiatry Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2013 - 03/2014 Committee Member, Development of Centralized Scheduling, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2013 - 05/2020 Chairperson, Clinical Competency Committee, Psychiatry Residency, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2014 - 01/2015 Chairperson, Development and Implementation of Milestones, Psychiatry Residency, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2014 - 01/2015 Member, Ambulatory Psychiatry Strategic Planning Committee, Psychiatry, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2017 - Present Member, Education Policy Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2017 - 03/2021 Member, Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Steering Committee, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2020 - 03/2023 Member, Cofounder, Diversity & Inclusion Action Committee, Education Subcommittee, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2022 - Present Associate Residency Training Director, Residency Steering Committee, Psychiatry Residency, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, MCW
09/2022 - Present Member, Residency Recruitment Commmittee, Psychiatry Residency, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, MCW
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
03/2009 - 01/2010 Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Rotation Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Direct Clinical Supervisor (M3)
11/2009 - 03/2019 Personality Disorders Lecture (M2), 1 hour, yearly
03/2010 - Present Outpatient Psychiatry Shadowing (M1-4)
04/2013 Physicians for the Arts - Integration of Art & Medicine (M1-4), 1 hour
06/2013 - 06/2019 Direct to Indirect Supervision OSCE (PGY 1), 4 hours, yearly
01/2017 - 12/2018 Clinical Apprenticeship (M1-2), 4 hours weekly
03/2021 Vaccination Training
04/2021 - 07/2021 Supervision of Vaccination Clinic, Northcott Neighborhood House
04/2022 - 04/2023 One-Minute Preceptor, 1 hour talk, given annually to M4 students
 
Resident and Fellow Education
03/2009 - 01/2010 Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Rotation FMLH, Direct Clinical Supervisor (PGY3)
08/2009 - Present Center for Consultative Academic Psychiatric Services (CCAPS), Direct Clinical Supervisor, (PGY 2) 4 hours weekly
09/2009 - 10/2009 Off-ward group supervision (PGY2), 2 hours
10/2009 - 10/2014 Psychiatry Resident In Training Exam (PRITE) Review (PGY 1-4) - 8 hours, yearly
12/2009 - 06/2010 Advanced Psychiatric Interviewing Workshop (PGY 2)
04/2010 - Present Psychiatric Interviewing Workshop (PGY I) - 3 hours, yearly
03/2011 - 03/2019 Clinical Skills Assessment Faculty and Resident Training
06/2011 - 06/2015 Psychopathology, Personality Disorders Lecture (PGY1), 1 hour, yearly
07/2011 - Present Psychotherapy Intake Supervisor (PGY 2) - 2 hours weekly
03/2012 - 03/2021 Clinical Skills Assessment Preparation (PGY1-4), 1 hour, yearly
04/2012 - 06/2015 Introduction to Psychotherapy - Tips & Videos Workshop (PGY1), 5 hours, yearly
07/2012 - Present Quality Improvement Workshop Series (PGY2), 5 hours annually
05/2013 Quality Care Rounds - Clinical Postvention After Patient Suicide
07/31/2013 Quality Care Rounds - Increasing the use of Suicide Safety Plans in Hospitalized Patients Admitted with Suicidal Ideation
08/2013 - 10/2014 Anxiety Disorders - Psychiatry for Neurologists (PGY 1-4), 1 hour annually
08/2013 - 08/2018 Mental Status Exam (M1), 1 hour annually
10/2013 Quality Care Rounds - Improving Handoffs to Outpatient Psychiatrists After Discharge from Consultation Liaison Service
12/2015 - 05/2016 Psychopharmacology Review (PGY 2), 4 hours
02/2016 - Present Psychopathology - OCD & GAD (PGY 1), 1 hour annually
08/2017 Anxiety Disorders - Psychiatry for Neurologists (PGY 1-4), 1 hour
08/2020 - Present Outpatient 101 (PGY 2), 3 hours annually
09/2021 - Present Psychopathology - Suicide (PGY 1), 2 hours annually
12/2021 - 01/2022 Structural Competency (PGY 1-4), 4 hours
02/2022 - Present Psychopathology - OCD Related Disorders (PGY 1), 1 hour annually
02/2022 - Present Psychopathology - Anxiety Disorders, PGY 1 residents, 1 hour annually
03/2022 - Present Psychosis (Neurology Residents, PGY 1-4), 1 hour annually
10/2023 Anxiety Disorders (Internal Medicine Residents PGY 1-4), 1 hour
 
Continuing Medical Education
05/2012 Feedback Basics (Faculty), 1 hour
06/2014 Introduction to Milestones (Faculty), 1 hour
05/2015 Faculty Education Retreat-Giving Feedback
05/2015 Faculty Education Retreat-Milestones
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
09/1996 - 05/1999 University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Child Abuse Prevention Project – Presented a discussion about child abuse to grade school children
09/1996 - 05/1999 University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Doctors Ought to Care (DOC) – lead discussions with grade school and middle school children about sexuality, nutrition, anger management
08/2006 Gurnee Counseling Center, Antidepressants – Dispelling the Myths, Warren Township Youth Services, Gurnee, IL
05/2012 National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI), Psychiatric Medications
02/2015 Vincent High School and NAMI, Q&A, Pieces
 
Medical Student Education
07/2003 - 06/2004 Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore, Personality Disorders and Defenses Lecture (M3)
08/2003 - 06/2004 Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore, Antidepressants Lecture (M3)
08/2003 - 06/2004 Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore, Mood Disorders Lecture (M3)
01/2004 - 06/2004 Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore, Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course (MS1)
 
Resident and Fellow Education
09/2003 Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore, Psychiatry Resident In Training Exam (PRITE) Review (PGY 1-4), 4 hours
 
Continuing Medical Education
03/2010 - 03/2017 Medical College of Wisconsin, Cinical Skills Assessment, Faculty Training, 1 hour annually
 
Graduate Student Education
12/2004 Vista Health, Overview of Psychotropic Medications Lecture (Psychology Interns), 1 hour
04/2005 Vista Health, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Lecture (Psychology Interns), 1 hour
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Medical College of Wisconsin, 03/2010 - Present Mentor, Outpatient Psychiatry Shadowing (MS 1-4)
Julie Owen, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2011 - 06/2013 Mentor
Marc Gunderson, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2012 - 06/2013 Mentor
Rachel Peters, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2017 - 05/2020 Pathways Mentor, Research Mentor
Matthew Bohr, Medical College of Wisconsin, 03/2017 - 01/2018 Medical Student Career Mentor
Laura Ledvora, Medical College of Wisconsin, 03/2017 - 04/2018 Medical Student Career Mentor
Daniel Bor, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2022 - 04/2023 Medical Student Advisor, Matched into residency
Calin Dumitrescu, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2022 - 03/2023 Medical Student Advisor, Matched into Residency
 
Residents
Jessica Phelps MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2009 - 06/2010 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
MaryAnn Kowol MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2009 - 06/2010 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Travis Fisher MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2009 - 06/2010 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Stephanie Kohler Neuwirth MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2010 - 06/2011 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Aaron Riley MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2010 - 06/2011 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Mark Phelps MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2010 - 06/2011 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Rob Gouthro MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2010 - 06/2011 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Ajay Sehgal MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2010 - 06/2011 Psychotherapy Supervisor (PGY 3)
Rob Gouthro, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 05/2011 Academic Project Mentor
VaKara Meyer Karre MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2011 - 06/2012 Psychotherapy Supervisor (PGY4)
Sarah Wicklund MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2011 - 06/2012 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Murty Koduri MBBS MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2011 - 06/2012 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
VaKara Meyer Karre MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2011 - 06/2012 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Hema Rajanna, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 05/2012 Academic Project Mentor
Suraj Singh MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2012 - 03/2013 Mentor, Academic Project
Scott Borkenhagen, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2012 - 10/2014 Mentor
Kristi Estabrook MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2012 - 06/2013 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Suraj Singh, MBBS, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2012 - 06/2013 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Nick Glass, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 05/2013 - 06/2014 Mentor
Kirstin Kirschner, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2013 - 06/2014 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Larry Hook, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2013 - 06/2014 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Kim Steiner, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2013 - 06/2013 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Karole Kuslak, DO, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2013 - 06/2014 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Elizabeth Hamlin, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2014 - 06/2015 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Rajni Aulakh, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2014 - 06/2015 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Elizabeth Lampe, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2015 - 06/2016 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Michelle Heaton, DO, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2015 - 06/2016 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Mohammed Rahemtulla, DO, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2015 - 06/2016 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Satya Gutta, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2015 - 06/2016 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Julie Owen, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2016 - 06/2017 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Marc Gunderson, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2016 - 06/2017 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Julie Owen, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2016 - 06/2017 Psychotherapy Supervisor (PGY 4)
Rebecca Bauer, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2016 - 06/2017 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Gregory Burek, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 11/2016 - 03/2017 Psychotherapy Supervisor (PGY 3)
Sarah Slocum, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2017 - 06/2018 Psychotherapy Supervisor (PGY 3)
Jill Sorby, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2017 - 06/2018 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Gregory Burek, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2017 - 06/2018 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Emilie Padfield, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2017 - 06/2018 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident
Hannah Reiland, DO, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2018 - 06/2019 Psychotherapy Supervisor (PGY 2)
Irene Warner, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2021 - 06/2022 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident, Matched into C/L Psychiatry Fellowship
Anne-Marie Giuca, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2021 - 06/2022 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident, Matched into Geropsychiatry Fellowship
Shannon Friedbacher, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2021 - 06/2022 Mentor, Chief Psychiatry Resident; Faculty Supervisor - Academic Project, Graduation, Faculty position at the ZVAMC
Sahar Jahed, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2021 - 06/2022 Psychotherapy Supervisor (PGY 3); Scholarly Project Advisor, Presentation of Grand Rounds
Zak Markman, DO, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2021 - 06/2022 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident, Graduation, Faculty position at the ZVAMC
Sam Hall, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2022 - 06/2023 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident, Graduation
Zabrina Ebert, DO, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2022 - 06/2023 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident, Graduation
Deb Benevenuto, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2022 - 06/2023 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident, Matched into C/L Psychiatry Fellowship
John Owen, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2022 - 06/2023 Psychotherapy Supervisor (PGY 2)
Alex Johnson, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2022 - 06/2023 Mentor, Psychiatry Chief Resident, Graduation
 
Faculty
Jeff Miller, DNP, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/2009 - 07/2018 Collaborative Physician
Leslie Fischer, LPC, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/2009 - 06/2015 Clinical Supervisor
Moitreyee Reddy, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 12/2012 - 09/2013 Mentor, Residency Program Director
Robert Gouthro, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2014 - 06/2021 Faculty Mentor
Edward Krall, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2015 - 06/2021 Faculty Mentor
Himanshu Agrawal, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 03/2021 - 03/2022 Faculty Mentor, Medical Director of Clinic
Amanada Liewen, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/2021 - Present Faculty Mentor, Medical Student Clerkship Director
Sara Brady, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2021 - Present Faculty Mentor, Transition to Residency Program Director
Matthew Stohs, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/2022 - Present Faculty Mentor, Addiction Fellowship Match
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore, 07/2002 - 06/2003 Outpatient Psychiatry Clerkship Supervisor
Dinorah Gomez, Psych Sign, 06/2020 - 03/2021 Psych Sign Mentor, Matched into Residency
Nyardzo Sanyika, Psych Sign, 08/2020 - 09/2020 Psych Sign Mentor
 
Residents
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore, 07/2003 - 06/2004 Inpatient Psychiatry Rotation Off-ward Supervisor (3 residents)
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Resident
08/2003 - 11/2003 PRITE Review, restructured and led review classes
07/2009 - Present PRITE Pursuit, development of review class, using team-based learning model
10/2009 - 06/2010 Developed Advanced Psychiatric Interviewing Course for PGY IIs
10/2009 Developed Psychiatric Interviewing Course for the PGY Is
03/2010 - Present Organization and Development of Psychiatry Curriculum
05/2010 - Present Regional Chief Resident Leadership Conference, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2011 PRITE Pursuit, development of review class, using team-based learning model
2011 Development of Quality Care Rounds
04/2012 Expansion of Introduction to Psychotherapy Didactics - additional lectures and videos
07/2012 - Present Developed Quality Improvement Curriculum for PGY 1 residents
07/2012 Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division - Development of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Elective
03/2013 Columbia St. Mary's Hospital - Development of PGY 3 Partial Hospital Psychiatry Rotation
04/2013 - Present Psychiatry Simulated Patient - assessment to move from direct supervision to indirect supervision of PGY 1 residents
05/2013 - 03/2014 Transitional Living Services - Development of Community Psychiatry Elective
06/2013 Case Development for Standardized Patient, Agitated Patient, Direct to Indirect Supervision OSCE (PGY 1)
06/2013 Case Development for Standardized Patient, "Melinda Duke", Direct to Indirect Supervision OSCE (PGY 1)
07/2013 Implementation of Performance Improvement Program for PGY 4 residents
07/2013 - Present Aurora Psychiatric Hospital - Development of Eating Disorders Elective
07/2013 Aurora Psychiatric Hospital - Development of PGY 1 Child Psychiatry Rotation
07/2013 - Present Aurora Psychiatric Hospital - Development of PGY 3 Addiction Rotation
09/2013 Clement J. Zablocki VA Hospital - Development of PGY 3 Inpatient Psychiatry Rotation
04/2014 - Present Course Director - Psychopharmacology (PGY 1)
04/2014 - 04/2018 Course Director-Psychopathology/Psychopharmacology (PGY 1)
08/2014 - 06/2016 Development of Community Field Trip
04/2015 - 06/2016 Development of Eating Disorders Selective Rotation – Rogers Memorial Hospital
06/2015 - Present Development of Integrated Care Selective Rotation
 
 
Clinical Programs
03/2002 - 05/2002 Photography as a Way to Express Emotion, developed and led a class for adolescent patients at the Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center Day Treatment Program
01/2010 Center for Consultative Academic Psychiatric Services, Tosa Center, Medical College of Wisconsin
02/2015 Psychiatry Interdisciplinary Rounds, Primary Care, Community Physicians
 
Community Programs
10/1998 - 02/2000 Medical Student Discussion Group, developed a support group for Medical Students
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
01/1994 - 05/1994 Emerson Elementary School After-school Program, volunteer
01/1995 Community for Creative non-Violence, volunteer – lived and worked in homeless shelter in Washington D.C. for two weeks
05/2011 National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk, Greater Milwaukee, Team -Captain MCW Freudian Slippers
08/2011 Milwaukee Rescue Mission, volunteer
05/2012 National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk, Greater Milwaukee, Team -Captain MCW Freudian Slippers
03/2013 - 05/2013 National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk, Greater Milwaukee, Team Captain - MCW Freudian Slippers
03/2014 - 06/2019 National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk, Greater Milwaukee, Team -Captain MCW Freudian Slippers
07/2015 St. Sava Camp, Houseparent, Libertyville, IL
10/2015 - 06/2017 Riverwest Food Pantry, Milwaukee, WI
03/2020 - 04/2020 COVID Virtual Peer Support Group Leader
09/2021 Shorewood Feast Volunteer
06/2022 CURED Film Screening, WPA Milwaukee Chapter, Virtual Event
 

GLOBAL HEALTH ACTIVITIES:
03/1998 International Health Exchange, El Salvador
 

ROBERT D. AND PATRICIA E. KERN INSTITUTE FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND NATIONAL TRANSFORMATION NETWORK ACTIVITIES:
12/2021 GME Social Connection and Well-Being Award (Psychiatry & Internal Medicine Residents)
02/2022 Kern Institute GME Pillar Mentoring Activity
12/2022 GME Social Connection and Well-Being Award (Psychiatry & Neurology Residencies)
 

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION:
09/2002 - 05/2003 Psychoanalytic Fellowship; New York Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY
08/2006 Women's Mental Health - Door County Summer Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin
03/2009 - Present Peer Psychotherapy Supervision - biweekly supervision group; Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
07/2011 - 04/2012 Faculty Scholars Program, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2011 Master Educator Series 1, Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Scottsdale, AZ
10/2012 Master Educator Series 2, Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Nashville, TN
10/2013 Master Educator Series 3, Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), Charleston, SC
04/28/2016 - 04/29/2016 Training Trainers in Good Psychiatric Management of Borderline Personality Disorder, 12.75 hours - Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
07/2019 - 03/2020 MCW Leadership Academy
07/2020 Racism as Trauma, What Helping Professionals Need to Know, 2.5 hours, Nurturing Diversity Partners, Virtual Conference


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Estabrook KR, Pheister M. A case of quetiapine XR and divalproex-associated neutropenia followed by successful use of ziprasidone. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2012 Jun;32(3):417-8.
2. Pheister, M Tips for making the transition from inpatient to outpatient practice Current Psychiatry. Tips for making the transition from inpatient to outpatient practiceCurrent Psychiatry 2013 August;12(8):19.
3. Pheister M, Kangas G, Thompson C, Lehrmann J, Berger B, Kemp J. Suicide prevention and postvention resources: what psychiatry residencies can learn from the Veteran's Administration experience. Acad Psychiatry. 2014 Oct;38(5):600-4.
4. Pheister M, Stagno S, Cotes R, Prabhakar D, Mahr F, Crowell A, Schwartz A. Simulated Patients and Scenarios to Assess and Teach Psychiatry Residents. Acad Psychiatry. 2017 Feb;41(1):114-117.
5. Owen JR, Pheister M, Simons GJ Jr. Suicide Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Risk Assessment and the Emotional Aftermath of Patient Suicide. MedEdPORTAL. 2018 Nov 28;14:10776. PMCID: PMC6342417
6. Pheister M. Tips for making the transition from inpatient to outpatient practice Current Psychiatry. 2013;12(8):19.
7. Pheister M, Peters RM, Wrzosek MI. The Impact of Mental Illness Disclosure in Applying for Residency. Acad Psychiatry. 2020 Oct;44(5):554-561.
8. Pheister M, Cowley D, Sanders W, Keeble T, Lu F, Pershern L, Wolf K, Walaszek A, Aggarwal R. Growing the Psychiatry Workforce Through Expansion or Creation of Residencies and Fellowships: the Results of a Survey by the AADPRT Workforce Task Force. Acad Psychiatry. 2022 Aug;46(4):421-427. PMCID: PMC8296832
9. Chan CH, Mintz D, Pheister M. The role of the photographic arts in psychiatry International Review of Psychiatry. 2023.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Roberts L, Layde J, Balon R. International Handbook of Psychiatry - A Concise Guide for Medical Students, Residents, and Medical Practitioners, Pheister M., Chapter 1, “Psychiatric Interviewing, What to do, what not to do”, World Scientific Publishing Company, 2013.
2. Fletcher KE, Leading through Crisis in Graduate Medical Education -A Guide for Program Directors. Fletcher KE, Pheister M, Chapter: Leading Through a Mental Health Crisis of an Individual Resident, in process
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Contributor, Orientation Manual for International Medical Graduates
2. Newsletter, First Edition, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Office of Residency Training
3. Newsletter, Second Edition, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Office of Residency Training
4. Newsletter, Third Edition; Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Office of Residency Training; July 2012
5. Newsletter, Fourth Edition, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Office of Residency Training; November 2012
6. What We Are Reading and Why - The Y Model: An Integrated, Evidence-Based Approach to Teaching Psychotherapy Competencies; Association of Academic Psychiatry Bulliten, June 2013
7. Newsletter, Fifth Edition, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Office of Residency Training; June 2013
8. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, Book Review of Complementary and Integrative Treatments in Psychiatric Practice by Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D., Philip R. Muskin, M.D., and Richard P. Brown, M.D
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. 04/2013 Simulated patient script - Melinda Duke, Mood Disorder
2. 05/2013 Simulated patient script - G. Carter, Agitated patient
 
Non-Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. 8/2011 – Personality Disorders, M2 podcast