Joseph Cerimele, MD, MPH

Personal Statement

Dr. Cerimele’s professional interests include primary care psychiatry and health services research, with an emphasis on individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder.  Dr. Cerimele’s clinical research includes primary care psychiatry in general, the epidemiology and treatment of individuals with bipolar disorder in primary care, and more recently measurement-based care for individuals with bipolar disorder.  Current clinical responsibilities include  consultation and brief-duration care in the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic at UWMC. Educational responsibilities include working in the Integrated Care Training Program, co-leading the Integrated Care Writing Group to promote scholarship among junior faculty colleagues, and leading a year-long course in advanced interpretation of the medical literature for resident physicians.  Dr. Cerimele oversees the Department’s Grand Rounds Series. Additionally, Dr. Cerimele is Deputy Editor at the Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, and a Fellow of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.

Education

Primary care psychiatry research fellowship, University of Washington, 2012-2014
MPH, University of Washington, 2012-2014
Chief resident, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2011-2012
Adult psychiatry residency, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2008-2012
MD, University of Cincinnati, 2004-2008

Department Affiliations

Recent Publications

Bipolar disorder in primary care: Medication treatment by co-located psychiatrists versus primary care clinicians supported by psychiatrists.
(2022 Sep-Oct)
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 78(): 108-110
Cerimele JM, Johnson M, Blanchard BE, Russo J, Unützer J, Fortney JC

Guiding Academic Clinician Educators at Research-Intensive Institutions: a Framework for Chairs, Chiefs, and Mentors.
(2022 Aug)
J Gen Intern Med 37(10): 2577
Cerimele JM, Bauer AM, Ratzliff A

Hospital Consultation-Liaison Telepsychiatry-Two Trends and Two New Reports.
(2021 Nov-Dec)
J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry 62(6): 565-567
Cerimele JM, Kimmel RJ

Comparison of Teleintegrated Care and Telereferral Care for Treating Complex Psychiatric Disorders in Primary Care: A Pragmatic Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Trial.
(2021 Nov 1)
JAMA Psychiatry 78(11): 1189-1199
Fortney JC, Bauer AM, Cerimele JM, Pyne JM, Pfeiffer P, Heagerty PJ, Hawrilenko M, Zielinski MJ, Kaysen D, Bowen DJ, Moore DL, Ferro L, Metzger K, Shushan S, Hafer E, Nolan JP, Dalack GW, Unützer J

Clinician preferences for using bipolar disorder symptom severity and quality of life scales for measurement-based care.
(2021 Nov-Dec)
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 73(): 123-125
Cerimele JM, Blanchard BE, Bechtel JM, Fortney JC

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