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Psychiatry and Medicine Clinical Team

Kirk Harris, Jr., MD

Harris is trained in both internal medicine and psychiatry. In addition to providing psychiatric consultation with the psychiatry/medicine service, he also integrates internal medicine and psychiatry in an outpatient geriatric practice. Harris has many interests, including pain management, unexplained medical symptoms and conditions at the interface of medicine and psychiatry. He graduated from Oberlin College with a BA in psychology/biopsychology and earned his MD at the Penn State College of Medicine. Prior to his medical training he participated in research at the Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice Center.

Charles Hebert, MD

Charles Hebert, MD

Hebert is dually trained in internal medicine and psychiatry and has joint appointments in the departments of internal medicine and psychiatry at Rush University. In addition to being an attending psychiatrist on the psychiatry/medicine service, he is a hospitalist in internal medicine. Hebert is a gifted clinician and teacher who treats a wide array of emotional and behavioral problems that emerge in patients with medical, surgical, gynecologic and neurologic illness. His research interests include the impact that physical illness has on mental health and the relationship between resilience, social support, coping and emotional distress. He is also interested in the impact these factors can have on physiology and on the onset, course and outcome of medical disease. Hebert completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at Brown University in Providence, R.I. He completed a five-year combined residency training program in internal medicine and psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center.