BioI am an Honors graduate of the University of Minnesota-Morris, and received my medical degree and psychiatry residency training from the University of Minnesota Medical School.I am a certified in Psychiatry by theAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. I practice at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. My clinical interests lie in the area of best practices in the diagnosis and management of severe personality disorders, suicide, and psychotherapeutic communication with patients in acute settings. I also serve in the position of Associate Designated Institutional Official with leadership responsibilities across residency and fellowship programs.I have presented at conferences nationally and internationally, as well as over 80 media contributions to local and national media outlets. I have produced a podcast with my brother, George, called "The Mind Deconstructed" which aims to serve the general community to demystify and increase understanding of common mental health conditions.
Clinical SummaryDr. Nelson practices at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and her clinical interests lie in the area of best practices in the diagnosis and management of severe personality disorders, suicide, and psychotherapeutic communication with patients in acute settings.
Wichser, L., Homans, J., Nelson, K. J. "Teaching Teachers the Interview Arc: A concise and elegant model for engaging learners in the patient interview", Association for Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 15, 2018.