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Associate Professor-in-Residence

Elizabeth Bromley is a psychiatrist and medical anthropologist. She is Associate Professor in Residence in the Departments of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Anthropology at UCLA. Sheis the Director of the UCLA-DMH Public Mental Health Partnership which provides training and implementation support to public mental health clinic teams that serve individuals with severe mental illness. Between 2004 and 2018, Dr. Bromley was Medical Director for the Greater Los Angeles VA Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM) program. Her research has focused on the beliefs and concepts that underlie caregiving practices and the extent to which they match therapeutic action to patient experience. Dr. Bromley also has a research interest in physician identity and physician emotional experience, particularly as they pertain to the problem of suicide among physicians.

Dr. Bromley earned her B.A. from Rice University in 1993 and received her M.D. and M.A. in the History of Health Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco. She completed residency and a chief residency in Adult Psychiatry at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Bromley was a UCLA/VA Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar from 2004-06. She completed her Ph.D. in Anthropology in 2008.

Projects

  • DMH UCLA Public Mental Health Partnership (Director)
  • Peer-Led Smoking Cessation for the Severely Mentally Ill
  • The Vitalists

Awards

  • 2011 Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • 2011 Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for Research on Attention-Deficit Disorder, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, annual award for the best paper published on ADHD in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • 2008 Top Women Southern California Super Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine
  • 2005 Rieger Award for Scientific Achievement, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, annual award for “the most significant paper” in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Outstanding Mentor in Child Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association (2004 – 2006)
  • 2003 Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
  • 2003 Outstanding Mentor, Jeanne Spurlock Clinical Fellowship, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • 2002  Outstanding Mentor, Presidential Scholar Program, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • 2001 Catcher in the Rye Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • 1999 Outstanding Research Mentor Award, UCLA Department of Psychiatry
  • 1999 Early Career Health Services Research Award, American Psychiatric Association

Publications

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