M. Philip Luber, MD

Director for Psychiatry Education, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

M. Philip Luber

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-273-9820

Fax 612-273-9774

Office Address:
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
F262/2A West-B
8393A (Campus Delivery Code)
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Mailing Address:
Psychiatry, Dept of
F282/2A West-B
8393A (Campus Delivery Code)
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Teneshia Collins

Administrative Email

Director for Psychiatry Education, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Resident in Psychiatry, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center,

New York, NY

Fellow, Liaison Psychiatry, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY

BA, University of Pennsylvania

Intern in Medicine, Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, CA


I received my BA from the University of Pennsylvania and received my medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. I completed an internship in internal medicine at Mount Zion Hospital, UCSF in San Francisco, and my residency in psychiatry at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where I was Chief Resident. I then did fellowship training in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Montefiore Hospital, Einstein Medical College, Bronx, NY.

I am an adult psychiatrist with a focus on depression and anxiety disorders with coexisting medical conditions, providing care that combines psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. I will provide clinical services as part of the Coordinated Care Psychiatric Service in primary care clinics. Prior to joining, I had already been partnering with the department as a consultant, helping provide faculty development courses on supervision and education program development. I will also be working with the Office of Graduate Medical Education to provide clinical departments with techniques their faculty can use to effectively supervise and teach the next generation of physicians.

Medical education has been a key focus throughout my career. I have held educational and clinical leadership roles at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, the University of Maryland in Baltimore, and Long School of Medicine, UT Health San Antonio where I was founding Chair of the Department of Medical Education.

I have extensive experience in working with underserved communities, including Black and Hispanic patients and doctors in New York City, Baltimore, and South Texas. I look forward to being able to continue that work in Minnesota, serving new communities such as Hmong, Somalian and Native American. I will also be collaborating with the University of Minnesota Duluth campus on their rural and Native American outreach programs.


  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Psychiatric Disorders in Medical Settings
  • Combining Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy

Awards & Recognition

  • Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents, American Psychiatric Association, 2006

Professional Associations

  • American Psychiatric Association, Fellow
  • Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Fellow
  • Association of American Medical Colleges, Group on Resident Affairs & Group on Educational Affairs
  • American College of Psychiatrists



Luber, M.P., Meyers, B.S., Williams-Russo, P., Hollenberg, J.P., DiDomenico, T.N., Charlson, M.E., Alexopoulos, G.S.: Depression and service utilization in elderly primary care patients. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 9:169-176, 2001.

Luber, M.P., Sharfstein, S.S., Lehman, A.L., Talbott, J.A.: Enhancing quality and reducing costs in a combined training program: The University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt experience. Academic Psychiatry 35:136-138, 2011.

Himelhoch, S., Edwards, S., Ehrenreich, M., Luber, M.P.: Teaching lifelong research skills in residency: implementation and outcome of a systematic review and meta-analysis course.Journal of Graduate Medical Education7:445-450, 2015.

Velligan, D.W., Roberts, D., Martinez, M., Fredrick, M.,Hillner, K., Luber, P. Following AACP guidelines for transitions of care: The Transitional Care Clinic. Psychiatric Services 67:259-261, 2016.