Doris Gundersen, MD

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Western Region Director, 2017-2019
Medical Director, Colorado Physicians Health Program

Dr. Gundersen is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, Texas where she received her Medical Degree in 1989. She completed residency training in Adult Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado in 1993. She has added qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Gundersen is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado. She maintains a private practice specializing in general adult and forensic psychiatry. Dr. Gundersen has maintained an interest in physician health since 2000 when she became an Associate Medical Director at the Colorado Physician Health Program. She is currently serving as Medical Director for the organization. Dr. Gundersen is the current President for the Federation of State Physician Health Programs. She has a Colorado Supreme Court appointment to the Attorney Regulatory Committee. She is a past president of the Colorado Psychiatric Society. She is an active member in the Colorado Medical Society, serving as chair of the Physician Wellness Committee. Dr. Gundersen supports Physicians for Social Responsibility and Amnesty International.