Abraham M. Nussbaum, MD, MTS is the Chief Education Officer at Denver Health and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where he also serves as an Assistant Dean in Graduate Medical Education. He earned a medical degree and completed psychiatry residency at the University of North Carolina, and a master’s degree at Duke. He authored three psychiatric textbooks and a memoir, The Finest Traditions of My Calling: One Physician’s Search for the Renewal of Medicine, which The New York Times called “dazzling and instructive.”

Find out about his recent books and articles here.

He enjoys speaking to community and professional gatherings; see some of his prior engagements here.

For speaking engagements or general questions, please use the form below. For patient-related inquiries, contact Denver Health at 303-602-6890. Dr. Nussbaum does not have an outpatient or private practice.

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