Jeffrey Sung

Jeffrey Sung, M.D. is an acting instructor with the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Since 2002, his clinical responsibilities have included direct service and consultation in the care of individuals facing homelessness, medical illness, substance use, and psychiatric conditions. He has taught psychodynamic theory, suicide risk assessment and managing response to patient suicide to psychiatrists, psychiatry residents, primary care providers, and social workers. In addition to work with the university, Dr. Sung also maintains a private practice. In 2015, Dr. Sung received the Sue Eastgard Training Excellence Award for his work with Wellspring Counseling's Working with Suicidal Clients training for mental health professionals.  

In 2016, Dr. Sung was featured in a Suicide Prevention Resource Center video highlighting issues related to suicide among men in the middle years. 

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