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.


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

Early Career Physician Research and Scholarship-New Opportunities at JACLP.
(2023 May-Jun)
J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry 64(3): 197-198
Baller EB, Cerimele JM

JACLP Guide for Manuscript Peer Review: How to Perform a Peer Review and How to Be Responsive to Reviewer Comments.
(2023 Feb 15)
J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry
Oldham MA, Kontos N, Baller E, Cerimele JM

Effectiveness of Collaborative Care and Colocated Specialty Care for Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial.
(2023 Feb 9)
J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry
Cerimele JM, Blanchard BE, Johnson M, Russo J, Bauer AM, Veith RC, Unützer J, Fortney JC

The Dual Roles of the JACLP: Leading the Field of C-L Psychiatry and Serving the Members of Our Academy.
(2023 Jan-Feb)
J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry 64(1): 1-2
Lee HB, Cerimele JM, Pao M, Oldham MA

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

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