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Susan V. McLeer

Susan V. McLeer, MD

Professor Emerita


Department: Psychiatry

Specialties: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

Education

  • MD - The Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania
  • BS, Biochemistry - The University of Maine

Dr. McLeer is director of the Division of Community and Public Psychiatry. She is board certified in psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry; general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. Her areas of expertise include treating anxiety disorders, such as posttraumatic stress disorder, and forensic evaluations and consultations.

Clinical Services

Anxiety disorders, Child and adolescent psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry *, Trauma and stress related disorders *, Family violence, child maltreatment *, Family violence, intimate partner violence *

Fellowships

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - The Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania and the Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute

Residencies

  • General Psychiatry - Chief Resident, The Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania

Internships

  • Pediatric - The Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester College of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr. McLeer is professor and emeritus chair of the Department of Psychiatry.

Developed, Taught and Directed

  • Trauma and Disaster Psychiatry Course for PGY-2 Residents in General Psychiatry
  • Anxiety and Trauma and Stress Related Disorders Course for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residents

Developed and Taught:

  • Orientation Module on Family Violence, including child maltreatment and intimate partner violence

Memberships/Service

  • American Psychiatric Association: Council on Health Systems and Financing
  • American College of Psychiatrists: Committee on the Education Award: Committee Chair
  • American College of Psychiatrists: Committee on Education
  • National Advisory Board: Scattergood Program for the Applied Ethics of Behavioral Health, University of Pennsylvania
  • National Advisory Committee, Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Board of Governors: Friends Hospital

Publications

"Mental Health Services"
McLeer, Susan V.
In Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, H.A. Sultz & K.M. Young (eds.) Eighth Edition, Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones & Bartlett learning, pp. 395-425 (2013)

"Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Diagnosis and Assessment"
McLeer, Susan V. & McNelis, Donna N.
In The Autism Spectrum: Scientific Foundations and Treatment, Editor: Mark Reber. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, pp. 285-304 (2012)

"Treatment of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders"
McNelis, Donna N. & McLeer, Susan V.
In The Autism Spectrum: Scientific Foundations and Treatment, Editor: Mark Reber. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, pp. 305-326 (2012)

"A Clash of Cultures: The Challenges Inherent in Embedding a Residency Training Program within a Community Mental Health Center"
McLeer, S.V., Sachs, P.R., Bedrick, J.D., Floyd, L, & Green, P.P.
Abstract, American Psychiatric Association, 63rd Institute on Psychiatric Services, San Francisco, California, October 29, 2011

"Mental Health Services"
McLeer, Susan V.
In Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, H.A. Sultz & K.M. Young (eds.) Seventh Edition, Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones & Bartlett learning, pp. 316-347 (2010)

"Mental Health Services"
McLeer, Susan V.
In Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, H.A. Sultz & K.M. Young (eds.) Sixth Edition, Gaithersburg, Maryland: Aspen Publishing, pp. 327-348 (2009)

"Other Additional Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention"
McLeer, Susan V. and Chambliss, R.B.
In Kaplan & Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 8th Edition, B.J. Sadock and V.A. Sadock (eds); Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, pp. 2512-2518 (2009)

"Relational Problems"
Chambliss, R.B. and McLeer, S.V.
In Kaplan & Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 8th Edition, B.J. Sadock and V.A. Sadock (eds); Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, pp. 2469-2478 (2009)

"Mental Health Services"
McLeer, Susan V.
In Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, H.A. Sultz & K.M. Young (eds.) Fifth Edition, Gaithersburg, Maryland: Aspen Publishing, pp. 365-396 (2007)

"Money, Mergers and Hospital Closures: Building and Protecting Programs in the 21st Century"
McLeer, S.V.
American Association Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT), San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 8, 2007

"Who Moved My Hospital? How Department Chairs Cope with Hospital Mergers and Competitive Alliances"
McLeer, S.V.
American Association of Chairmen of Departments of Psychiatry, San Diego, California, May 20, 2007

"Money, Mergers and Hospital Closures: Building and Rebuilding Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Programs in the 21st Century"
McLeer, S.V.

Honors Presentation, Robert Cancro Academic Leadership Award, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Diego, California, HP8, AACAP Scientific Proceedings p. 240, October 27, 2006


Contact Information


Practice Office

Department of Psychiatry
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard
Friends Hospital, Scattergood Building
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Phone: 215.831.7800
Fax: 215.831.6382