County Behavioral Health Division has announced the appointment of
its Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Schneider to the full-time
faculty at The Medical College of Wisconsin in the department of
psychiatry and behavioral medicine as an assistant professor for
students in the clinician administrator path. His appointment begins
this semester and will extend through June 30, 2020.
Schneider is a
member of the leadership team at Milwaukee County Behavioral Health
Division and oversees clinical policy, program development, quality
management, performance improvement and medical staff. He also is a
part of the Milwaukee County Mental Health Board’s Joint Task Force
and contributes to their process to identify a partner to build an
acute psychiatric hospital for Milwaukee County and the subsequent
planning for a community-wide psychiatric crisis services redesign.
BHD, Schneider worked for Aurora Psychiatric Hospital as the medical
director of the intensive treatment unit at Aurora, president of the
medical staff, and as chairman and vice-chairman of the medical
executive committee of the Aurora Metro medical staff. He also
served as a member of the medical management committee of the Aurora
Accountable Care Network, the management committee of Aurora
Behavioral Health Services and on the Aurora mid-market board of
received several honors and medals for meritorious service in the
Army. He served in the infantry and with the special forces medic
training program and was promoted to staff sergeant.