Teaching

Dr. Leuchter’s teaching involvements at the David Geffen School of Medicine include instruction of medical students in the fundamentals of psychiatry, supervision of psychiatry residents in their clinical rotations, lecturing on clinical and research applications of brain imaging, and mentoring of postgraduate fellows in research.

He is the Principal Investigator of an Institutional Postdoctoral Training Grant (T32) from the NIGMS on Neuropsychopharmacology.  He has served as a research mentor to research and clinical fellows who now are on the faculties at Stanford, Tufts, USC, and UCLA.

Dr. Leuchter actively lectures on mental health issues to a variety of professional groups and schools in the community.  As Director of the Office of Professional and Community Education of the Semel Institute, he oversees the continuing education programs of the Institute, as well as special conferences such as the Annual Review of Psychiatry and the Neuropsychiatry Today conference .  He also serves as the Faculty Advisor to the Friends of the Semel Institute, the Institute’s community support group.  The Friends sponsor a number of community education events throughout the year that are listed on their website at www.FriendsoftheSemelInstitute.org.