Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Michael Vergare, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Chair, Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Psychiatry & Human Behavior - General Adult

Office Locations

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 210
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6912

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Geriatic Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Hahnemann University Hospital


  • Hahnemann University Hospital

Recent Publications

Underlying construct of empathy, optimism, and burnout in medical students

Who's your expert? Use of an expert opinion survey to inform development of american psychiatric association practice guidelines

Leadership considerations for executive vice chairs, new chairs, and chairs in the 21st century

Are medical students being taught invasive skills using simulation?

Psychometrics of the scale of attitudes toward physician-pharmacist collaboration: A study with medical students

A four factor model of systems-based practices in psychiatry

The devil is in the third year: A longitudinal study of erosion of empathy in medical school

Barriers to recovery and recommendations for change: The pennsylvania consensus conference on psychiatry's role

The tipping point from private practice to publicly funded settings for early- and mid-career psychiatrists

Psychiatric evaluation of adults: Second edition

Empathy in medical students as related to specialty interest, personality, and perceptions of mother and father

Medical symptoms associated with tobacco smoking with and without marijuana abuse among crack cocaine-dependent patients

ACGME research requirements for residents in psychiatry.

Relationship of serum prolactin with severity of drug use and treatment outcome in cocaine dependence

Academic performance of psychiatrists compared to other specialists before, during, and after medical school

Pre-treatment measures of impulsivity, aggression and sensation seeking are associated with treatment outcome for African-American cocaine-dependent patients

Differences in peripheral noradrenergic function among actively drinking and abstinent alcohol-dependent individuals

Comparison of Pretreatment Characteristics and Treatment Outcomes for Alcohol-, Cocaine-, and Multisubstance-Dependent Patients

Relationship between seroton in transporter gene polymorphisms and platelet serotonin transporter sites among African-American cocaine-dependent individuals and healthy volunteers

Relationship of Aggression, Sensation Seeking, and Impulsivity, with Severity of Cocaine Use