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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Donald A. Misch, MD
           Donald A. Misch, MD

 

 
 

Donald Misch, MD

Associate Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS 

 

Positions and Employment:

Associate Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, 2011- Present  

Affiliated Faculty, Northwestern, Chicago, IL, 2008-2010 

Associate Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 2004-2010 

Carnegie Scholar, Carnegie Foundation, Menlo Park, CA 2001-2002 

Governors Teaching Fellow, University of Georgia, 1998-1999 

Associate Professor, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, GA, 2000-2003

Other Experience and Professional Memberships:

Associate Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness and Director, Wardenburg Health Center, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2010 - Present

Executive Director, Northwestern University Health Service, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2003 - 2010 

Co-Director, Governors Teaching Fellows Program, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2001 - 2003 

Director, Center for Educational Excellence, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, GA, 2000 - 2002 

 

Honors: 

Harvard Honorary Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 1973 

AB Cum Laude in General Studies, Harvard College, 1974 

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), Rush Medical College Zeta Chapter, 1978

"Medical Student Teacher of the Year", Department of Psychiatry, Evanston Hospital (Northwestern University Medical School), 1988 

"Outstanding Medical Student Teacher of the Year", Department of Psychiatry, Evanston Hospital (Northwestern University Medical School), 1990 

"Schlageter Award for Outstanding Medical Student Teaching", Northwestern University Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 1990 

"Teacher of the Year Award", Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, Residency Training Program, Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine, 1993-1994 

"Teacher of the Year Award", Association for Academic Psychiatry, Region V (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida), 1996 

"Didactic Teacher of the Year Award", Medical College of Georgia, Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, Residency Training Program, 1997 

"Educator of the Year Award", Presented by the Class of 2003, School of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, 2000 

"Carnegie Scholar", 2001-2002

"The Outstanding Achievement Award for Staff New to the Division" Northwestern University Division of Student Affairs, 2004

  

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

American Psychiatric Association (APA) 52nd Institute on Psychiatric Services, 10/25-29/00.  Donald A. Misch, M.D. (Course Director) and Lydia E. Weisser, D.O. (Faculty)

American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting (New Orleans), 5/10/01.  Donald A. Misch, M.D. (Course Director); Lydia E. Weisser, D.O. and David Heilman, M.D. (Faculty)

American Psychiatric Association (APA) 53rd Institute on Psychiatric Services, 10/10-14/01.  Donald A. Misch, M.D. (Course Director) and Lydia E. Weisser, D.O. (Faculty)

American Psychiatric Association (APA) 54th Institute on Psychiatric Services, 10/9-13/02.  Donald A. Misch, M.D. (Course Director) and Lydia E. Weisser, D.O. (Faculty)

 

SCHOLARSHIP AND PUBLICATIONS

Misch, DA: Psychosocial Formulation Training Using Commercial Films.  Academic Psychiatry 24(2):99-104, 2000

Misch, DA: Great Expectations: Mistaken Beliefs of Beginning Psychodynamic Psychotherapists.  American Journal of Psychotherapy 54(2):172-203, 2000

Misch, DA: Basic Strategies of Dynamic Supportive Therapy.  The Journal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research 9(4):173-189, 2000

Misch, DA: Evaluating Physicians= Professionalism and Humanism: The Case for Humanism “Connoisseurs”  Academic Medicine 77(6):489-495, 2002

Misch, DA: Andragogy and Medical Education: Are Medical Students Internally Motivated to Learn?  Advances in Health Sciences Education 7(2):153-160, 2002

Misch, DA: The As If Faculty/Student Advocate.  Educational Management and Administration 30(4):461-467, 2002

Misch, DA: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Lessons from—Gasp!-- Sigmund Freud The Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 3(2):21-33, 2003

Misch, DA: The Interpretative Leap: Helping Our Students Read Between the Lines  Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 15(3):37-61, 2004

Misch, DA: The Physician’s Counsel.  Journal of the American Medical Association, 296(3):259-260, 2006

Misch, DA: Natural Recovery from Alcohol Abuse among College Students.  Journal of American College Health, 55(4):215-218, 2007

Misch, DA: On-Campus Programs to Support College Students in Recovery.  Journal of American College Health, 58(3):279-280, 2009

Misch, DA: Changing the Culture of Alcohol Abuse on Campus: Lessons Learned from Secondhand Smoke.  Journal of American College Health,59(3):232-234, 2010

Misch, DA: College Student Assessment of the Signs of Alcohol Poisoning: To Dream the Impossible Dream.  Journal of Student Affairs Practice and Research, 48(2):165-178, 2011

Boehmer, CM and Misch, DA: Working Through the Trauma of Sexual Assault in an Undergraduate Class.  Women & Therapy, 34:461-480, 2011