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Rachel A. Weir, M.D.

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Clinical Details

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Bio

Dr. Weir treats children, adolescents, and young adults at the Behavioral Health Clinic at the University of Utah. As a primary career focus, Dr. Weir is committed to increasing the accessibility of mental health services, and finding innovative ways to provide mental health treatment in primary care and other medical settings. She is currently a supervisor for the psychiatry resident Mental Health Integration rotation in the community clinics. She is involved in the development of GATE Utah, an online consultation system working towards improving primary care and psychiatry collaboration. Clinically, she holds an interest in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and treating patients who have experienced abuse or other traumatic events. She focuses on enhancing resiliency as a critical aspect of recovery. She has volunteered as a consulting psychiatrist in a primary care clinic for Utah's refugee population and has worked at Utah Health and Human Rights. She also serves as a consultant for the Utah Department of Health, advising on the screening and treatment of mental health issues in refugees.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Psychiatry - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Child Psychiatry
Board Certification American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Child/Adol)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Mental Health Services

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Psychiatry - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Child Psychiatry
Board Certification American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Child/Adol)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-7951 University Neuropsychiatric Institute
Dept. of Psychiatry
501 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Dr. Weir holds an academic interest in increasing the accessibility of mental health services for populations, and finding innovative ways to provide mental health treatment in primary care and other medical settings. She has volunteered as a consulting psychiatrist in a primary care clinic for Utah's refugee population and serves as a consultant for the state of Utah on how to better screen for mental health issues in refugees upon arrival to the U.S. She is involved in the development of GATE Utah, an online consultation system for primary care providers to obtain psychiatric consults on their patients. She is currently a supervisor for the psychiatry resident Mental Health Integration rotation in the community clinics, and she also trains medical students, primary care residents, and psychiatry residents and fellows at her clinic.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Fellow
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Psychiatry
Resident
Internship University of Utah School of Medicine
Psychiatry
Intern
Professional Medical Medical College of Wisconsin
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Wisconsin - Madison
Pharmacology
B.S.

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