Alan D. Lorenz, M.D.

Alan D. Lorenz, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Box 270671
Rochester, NY 14611

Office: (585) 279-4640
Fax: (585) 279-4645

Research Bio

Alan Lorenz, MD, received his Bachelor's degree from Stanford University, his Medical degree from the University of Wisconsin, and completed a residency in Family Medicine and a fellowship in Family Systems Medicine at the University of Rochester.

After practicing for nine years in rural upstate New York as both a family doctor and a family therapist, he returned to teach in the residency in 2001.

His first co-authored book, Models of Collaboration: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals Working with Health Care Practitioners, was published in 1996; and his second co-authored book, the acclaimed revision of Family-Oriented Primary Care with Susan McDaniel, Tom Campbell, and Jeri Hepworth, was published in 2005.

He teaches part-time in the residency and sees patients at the University Health Service.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Faculty Teaching Award University of Rochester, Department of Family Medicine 2003 - 2004

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 8 available »

2002 May
Campbell TL, McDaniel SH, Cole-Kelly K, Hepworth J, Lorenz A. "Family interviewing: a review of the literature in primary care." Family medicine. 2002 May; 34(5):312-8.
Lorenz, A. "The Life Cycle of the Doctor-Patient Relationship: The Middle Years". Medical Encounter. 2000; 15(3). Link
Lorenz, A. "The Belay of Collaboration, Reflections". Families, Systems & Health,. 1999; 17(1). Link
Lorenz, A. "Commentary". Families, Systems & Health. 1996; 14(4): 463-464. Link
Seaburn, Lorenz, Campbell & Winfield. "A Mother's Death: Family Stories of Illness, Loss, and Healing". Families, Systems & Health,. 1996; 14(2). Link

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Family Medicine (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Family/Marriage (SMD)


Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine


MD | Medicine | Univ Wisconsin Medical School1987
BA | Religion | Stanford University1978
Ph.D. Candidate - Clinical Psychology | Psychological Studies InstituteAttended 1979 - 1981
Stanford Program in Florence, ItalyAttended 1975 - 1976

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Family Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1989 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester07/01/1988 - 06/30/1991
Internship in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester07/01/1987 - 06/30/1988