Lora Wichser, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Lora Wichser

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Office Phone 612-273-9118

Administrative Assistant Name
Molly Jokimaki

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Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, 2013

Residency, Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, 2013-2017

BA, German Studies, Physiology, University of Minnesota, 2007

EMT Certification, Hennepin County Medical Center, 2007


Dr. Wichser is a quadruple Gopher - having attended the University of Minnesota for undergraduate studies, medical school, psychiatry residency, and now as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. 


Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Wichser is interested in exploring the ways that physicians learn - and thus her research explores educational techniques in medical education.


Academic Interests and Focus

Dr. Wichser teaches medical students and psychiatry residents while on the wards as well as in the classroom. Key topics of interest include psychiatric illnesses and their treatment, quality improvement, teaching, and professionalism.

Teaching Areas

  • Associate Program Director for the Adult Residency
  • Director of Medical Student Psychiatry Clerkship


Clinical Interests

Dr. Wichser’s clinical interests include adults with severe mental illness as well as intellectual disability.