About Sheryl B Fleisch
Dr. Fleisch joined the UF faculty in September 2020 as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry. She serves as Chief of Psychiatric Services at UF Health Shands Hospital and Chief of Health Equity in the Department of Psychiatry.
She is board certified in general psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry, and addiction medicine. Since 2010, she has worked in the field of homeless mental health, founding three programs in Pittsburgh, PA, Chapel Hill, NC, and Nashville, TN. Most recently, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dr. Fleisch developed Homeless Health Services, a comprehensive program providing inpatient and outpatient (street-level) psychiatric and basic medical care, social services, housing navigation, and disability access to persons experiencing homelessness. She also served as Assistant/Associate Program Director in the Adult Psychiatry Residency from 2014-2016 and as Program Director for the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship from 2016-2020.
Dr. Fleisch’s expertise is in value-based healthcare, disaster behavioral health services, and combining informatics and policy to optimize the financial impact on hospitals to improve real-time clinical outcomes for vulnerable patients. She is committed to integrating psychiatric care across health systems and teaching consultation-liaison psychiatry to resident physicians and medical students. Dr. Fleisch has received national and international attention for her creative approach to integrating homeless health services within academic medical centers along with numerous awards for innovation, teaching, humanism, and clinical excellence.
Addiction MedicineAmerican Board of Preventative Medicine
General PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry)American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology