Katherine Michaelsen, MD, MASc

Personal Statement

I work full-time at the VA, with half my time allotted in the specialty mental health clinic and the other half in the women’s primary care clinic. My current areas of interest are education, forensic psychiatry, and women’s mental health.


Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, Yale University, 2015
General Psychiatry Residency, Yale University, 2014
MD, UW School of Medicine, 2010
MASc, Linkoping University, 2006

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Recent Publications

A Multi-Site Survey of General Psychiatry Residents' Forensic Training.
(2022 Jun)
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 50(2): 231-239
Wasser T, Chandra S, Chaffkin J, Michaelsen K

Teaching Forensic Concepts to Residents Using Interactive Online Modules.
(2020 Mar)
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 48(1): 77-83
Wasser TD, Hu J, Danzig A, Yarnell-MacGrory S, Guzman JR, Michaelsen K

A Review of Forensic Fellowship Training: Similar Challenges, Diverse Approaches.
(2020 Apr)
Acad Psychiatry 44(2): 149-154
Michaelsen K, Piel J, Kopelovich S, Reynolds S, Cowley D

Practice Resource for Forensic Training in General Psychiatry Residency Programs.
(2019 Jun)
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 47(2): 266
Cerny-Suelzer CA, Ferranti J, Wasser T, Janofsky JS, Michaelsen K, Alonso-Katzowitz JS, Cardasis W, Noffsinger S, Martinez R, Spanggaard M

Creating a State-Academic Partnership to Advance a Forensic Teaching Service: Benefits and Barriers.
(2019 Nov)
J Forensic Sci 64(6): 1743-1749
Piel JL, Kopelovich SL, Michaelsen K, Reynolds SE, Cowley DS

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