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Peter Yellowlees

Dr Yellowlees lives in Sacramento California, where he is Chief Wellness Officer for UC Davis Health. He holds the Alan Stoudemire Endowed Chair of Psychiatry at the University of California Davis, where he is also Vice Chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Psychiatry. He is a Past President of the American Telemedicine Association and a member of the American Psychiatric Association and University of California’s workgroups on Telepsychiatry.
Dr Yellowlees is an experienced speaker and media commentator who written and produced over 180 video editorials on Psychiatry for Medscape. He has a number of research interests and is presently working on the development and validation of asynchronous telepsychiatry, automated translation and clinical interpreting systems, internet e-mail and video consultation services and assessment and treatment protocols to improve physician health and wellness.
From a clinical perspective Dr Yellowlees is an expert in physician health and telepsychiatry. He chairs the UC Davis Health System Wellbeing Committee and has many physicians as patients. He has provided clinical consultations to patients on Indian Health reservations via telemedicine for over fifteen years.
Dr. Yellowlees has worked in public and private sectors in the USA, Australia and the UK, in academia, and in rural settings. He has published eight books and over 200 scientific articles and book chapters. He has recently written two books on physician health and wellbeing, “Physician Suicide: Cases and Commentaries” and “Physician Wellbeing: Cases and Solutions” both published by the American Psychiatric Association Publishing Inc

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