Rachel Talley, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn)

Rachel Talley, M.D. is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn). She is Director of the UPenn Department of Psychiatry’s Fellowship in Public and Community Psychiatry and is also an Associate Program Director for the UPenn Department of Psychiatry’s adult psychiatry residency program. She also directs the University of Pennsylvania’s Spaces of Color Initiative, a peer support program for Penn community members impacted by experiences of racism. She has several years of frontline clinical experience in community-based settings. Dr. Talley received her B.A. from Harvard University and her M.D. from Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed both her residency training in adult psychiatry and public psychiatry fellowship at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute. She has several peer-reviewed publications examining the integration of physical health services into behavioral health settings. She has been recognized for her teaching and leadership in community mental health, including receipt of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Psychiatry’s Albert Stunkard Faculty Recognition Award both in 2021 and 2022, and the 2021 Larry A. Real Award from the Montgomery County PA chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

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