We’re pleased to introduce Kirk J. Brower, MD, as the new editor-in-chief of The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report. Dr. Brower is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan (UM) Medical School. He graduated from medical school at the University of California at Irvine, and completed his residency in psychiatry at UCLA.
Board-certified in both general and addiction psychiatry, he is the founding executive director of UM Addiction Treatment Services, and a Distinguished Fellow of both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Currently the medical director of the UM Faculty & Physician Health Initiative, he evaluates physicians with potential impairment due to addiction and other mental health issues. In 2017, he co-edited a book titled Physician Mental Health and Well-Being: Research and Practice.