Jeremy Lazarus, MD, is in private practice in Denver, Colorado and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Lazarus is currently Vice speaker of the House of Delegates (HOD) of the American Medical Association(AMA), member of the AMA Board and served as Chair of the AMA Board Task Force on Medicare/Health System Reform.
Previously, Dr. Lazarus served as Speaker of the Assembly of APA. His newest book is Practical Tips for Entering the Private Practice of Psychiatry. He has developed creative state and national executive education and mentoring programs for residents and young physicians.
He has served as President, Colorado and Arapahoe County Medical Societies; Chair, Colorado AMA Delegation and President, Colorado Psychiatric Society (CPS). He chaired APA's Ethics and Managed Care Committees as well as Council on Advocacy and Public Policy.
Dr. Lazarus received the CPS Spokesperson of the Year award, was awarded a Special Presidential Commendation by APA and received the 2004 APA Assembly Warren Williams award. In 2005 he received a teaching award from the Department of Psychiatry, UCHSC. He is a Distinguished Fellow of APA and Fellow, American College of Psychiatrists.