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Will Clark

E. Will Clark, M.D.

SUPERVISING PSYCHIATRIST

Will Clark, M.D., graduated in December 2004 from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Plan II Honors Program. Dr. Clark then earned his medical degree in 2009 at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In 2013, Dr. Clark completed residency training in General Adult Psychiatry at the UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Upon completion of his residency training, Dr. Clark joined the clinical faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Clark worked in a number of roles across various sites and settings within the department’s clinical and research operations until 2023. He served as an attending psychiatrist on the UT Southwestern Inpatient Psychiatry Unit from 2015 and on the UTSW Interventional Psychiatry Service since 2017. In September 2020, Dr. Clark was elevated to the role of Medical Director for the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, which moved into a new home at Clements University Hospital in January 2021.

Dr. Clark’s former professional activities include direct clinical care, teaching, and clinical administration with an emphasis on quality improvement. He was the Medical Director of the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit. His primary area of clinical interest is the treatment of acute and often severe psychiatric illness with an emphasis on treatment-resistant mood and psychotic disorders. Dr. Clark was also active in clinical research through his work with the Interventional Psychiatry Service.

  1. Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at Clements University Hospital (2020), Medical Director and Attending Psychiatrist (2022)
  2. Interventional Psychiatry Service – UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017), Faculty Psychiatrist
  3. Kenneth Z. Altshuler Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at Zale Lipshy University Hospital (2015-2020), Assistant Medical Director and Attending Psychiatrist
  4. Depression Center & Mood Disorders Research Program – UT Southwestern Medical Center (2014-2015), Faculty Psychiatrist
  5. Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic – UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013-2017), Faculty Psychiatrist
  6. Psychiatry Consult-Liaison Service – UT Southwestern Medical Center & Parkland Hospital (2013-2015), Faculty Psychiatrist
  7. American Psychiatric Association (2009), Member
  8. North Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (2009), Member
  9. Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (2009), Member
  • Phi Beta Kappa 2004, Alpha of Texas Chapter at UT-Austin
  • Most Outstanding Resident in Psychiatry – UTSW Adult Psychiatry Residency Program 2013
  • Outstanding Teaching Site – UTSW Adult Psychiatry Residency Program 2020, Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at Zale Lipshy University Hospital
  • “Other Methods of Psychotherapy” (Chapter 33.11) in Kaplan & Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 10th Edition
  • Brenner AB and Clark EW (24 May 2017), Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

PUBLICATIONS

  • Improving the identification and treatment of depression in low-income primary care clinics: a qualitative study of providers in the VitalSign6 program.
  • Kahalnik F, Sanchez K, Faria A, Grannemann B, Jha M, Tovian C, Clark EW, Levinson S, Pipes R, Pederson M, Trivedi MH International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care 2018 Jul
  • A Structured Approach to Detecting and Treating Depression in Primary Care: VitalSign6 Project.
  • Jha MK, Grannemann BD, Trombello JM, Clark EW, Eidelman SL, Lawson T, Greer TL, Rush AJ, Trivedi MH, Annals of family medicine 2019 Jul 17 4 326-335
  • VitalSign6: A Primary Care First (PCP-First) Model for Universal Screening and Measurement-Based Care for Depression.
  • Trivedi MH, Jha MK, Kahalnik F, Pipes R, Levinson S, Lawson T, Rush AJ, Trombello JM, Grannemann B, Tovian C, Kinney R, Clark EW, Greer TL, Pharmaceuticals (Basel, Switzerland) 2019 May 12 2