Brendan O'Connor

Brendan O'Connor

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Additional Titles & Roles

  • Associate Director, Psychiatry Clerkship
  • Co-Director, Brain and Behavior Module
  • Chair, Policy Sub-Committee

Education & Training

  • Residency: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2014
  • MD: Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2010
  • BA: Psychology: Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2006

Major Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017, 2019
  • Resident Mentoring Award, 2018
  • Gene Rubin Award, 2012

Areas of Clinical Interest

Inpatient Psychiatry, ECT

Key Publications

    • Cristancho P, O’Connor B, Lenze EJ, Blumberger DM, Reynolds CF, Dixon D, Mulsant BH, (2017 Jun). Treatment Emergent Suicidal Ideation in depressed older adults. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 32(6): 596-604.
      Read publication »Treatment Emergent Suicidal Ideation in depressed older adults.
    • Espejo G, O’Connor B. “Psychiatry”. Ciesielski, Thomas M and De Fer, Thomas M (eds.). The Washington Manual Internship Survival Guide. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, 2019.
    • O’Connor BJ, Conway CR. Continuation therapies after successful treatment with electroconvulsive therapy in major depressive disorder. Psychiatric Annals 2019:49(4):164-268