Brian Sheitman

Brian Sheitman, MD serves at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine as the Medical Director of the Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health (CECMH), the former Chief of the Psychotic Inpatient Unit, an attending psychiatrist at the Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program (STEP), and a clinical professor. Currently he also works at Community Care of North Carolina helping to standardize care across the state and bring different stakeholders together. Prior to working at UNC, Dr. Sheitman worked at Dorothea Dix State Psychiatric Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he held various leadership positions, including clinical director for approximately five years. He has co-authored over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals with a primary emphasis on improving treatment for persons with severe and persistent mental illness.