Patricia Lebensohn, MD

Professor, Family and Community Medicine
Medical Director, Commitment to Underserved People Program

Patricia Lebensohn, MD

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Dr. Lebensohn is a board certified family physician that has additional training in psychiatry, family therapy and integrative medicine.  She joined the Family and Community Medicine department in 1993 and has functioned in different roles, co-director of the Behavioral Health Program for the residency, Residency Program Director from 1999-2007 and Associate Head for Clinical Affairs 2003-2007. As the Residency Program Director, she helped develop the Sports Medicine and the Integrative Family Medicine fellowships, which she continues to direct. Since 2007 she has served as a mentor in the College of Medicine Societies program and has developed an online curriculum in Integrative Medicine this is implemented in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine in addition to continuing as faculty in the residency. Dr. Lebensohn continues to attend residents in the outpatient setting and MCH service. She has a special interest in maternal-child health, women’s health, behavioral health, integrative medicine and cross-cultural aspects of medicine. She is bilingual, Spanish and English. Outside of Medicine, Dr. Lebensohn enjoys spending time and traveling with her family and competing in triathlons and practicing yoga.

Research Interests: 
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Student and Physician Well-being
  • Educational Outcomes
Degrees: 
MD: National University of Rosario, Argentina, 1982
Honors and Awards: 
Director, Integrative Medicine in Residency Program
Director, Cancer Survivorship Clinic, Arizona Cancer Center
Residency: 
St. Joseph's Health Center, Syracuse, New York, Family Medicine, 1993
National University of Rosario, Argentina, Psychiatry, 1986-1987
Community Psychiatric Hospital, San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina, Psychiatry, 1983-1986
Fellowship: 
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Integrative Medicine Fellowship 2003 - 2005
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Faculty Development Fellowship, 1993 - 1994
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Family Medicine