Dr. David Gellerman

Immediate Past President

David M. Gellerman MD PhD has been an active member of CCPS since 2003, serving as Chair of the CME Committee from 2003 to 2010, and Chair of the Ethics Committee from 2011 to 2015. Established as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Society in 2013, Dr. Gellerman is Board-certified in both Adult and Forensic Psychiatry. In addition to his interest in continuing physician education, Dr. Gellerman is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC Davis, teaching medical students, psychiatry residents, and forensic psychiatry fellows, among other trainees, and coordinating the Dept. of Psychiatry’s Spirituality and Psychiatry seminar series. Providing psychiatric care for our country’s Veterans since 2003, and the outpatient Clinical Manager for the VA Sacramento Medical Center since 2008, Dr. Gellerman recently completed an 18-month detail as the Acting Associate Chief of Staff for Mental Health for the VA Northern California Healthcare System.