Jonathan Bolton, M.D.

Jonathan Bolton

Associate Professor
HSC Director of Professionalism

Board Certifications

General Psychiatry


Residency:   Adult Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA
M.D.:   College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
M.A.:   Anthropology, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
M. Phil.:   Social Anthropology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

Areas of Special Interest

Psychodynamic psychotherapy; medical student and resident physician education; the border between medicine and anthropology; the conditions of trust in healing; hierarchies of resort for treatment among people with mental illness; the medical interview as a speech event; the use of persuasion and rhetoric in clinical interactions

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