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Lisa M. Slimmer, M.D., Ph.D.

Lisa M. Slimmer, M.D., Ph.D.

Mental Health and Wellness

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me

Certified Specialties

Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry (Part-Time) - Department of Psychiatry (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1998 - 2001

Internship, Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1997 - 1998


MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry. 1997


Mary Lou Meyers Award. Awarded for excellence in precepting medical students in third year clerkship. 2011

John Romano Award
Awarded for excellence in medical student education by a resident

Pfizer Resident of the Year
Awarded for outstanding academic achievement

Laughlin Fellowship Award from The American College of Psychiatrists
One of sixteen residents in North America selected for "outstanding leadership and
significant contributions as a resident in Psychiatry"

American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education / Janssen Research Scholars on Severe Mental Illness Award; Two-year career development award 2000 - 2002

Consultation-Liaison Award
Awarded to outstanding resident for work done while on C-L rotation

Class of 1954 Scholarship 1997 - 1998

Alumni Speaker, Fall Freshman Convocation, SUNY Brockport 1995

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship 1994 - 1997

Fannie and Henry Rice Scholarship 1994 - 1996

Stella Matutina Foundation Scholarship 1994 - 1996


Journal Articles

Stress, medical illness, and depression.

Slimmer LM, Lyness JM, Caine ED

Seminars in clinical neuropsychiatry.. 2001 January 6 (1):12-26. Epub 1900 01 01.

Female reproductive cycle influences plasma volume and protein restitution after hemorrhage in the conscious rat.

Slimmer LM, Blair ML

The American journal of physiology.. 1996 September 271 (3 Pt 2):R626-33. Epub 1900 01 01.