Dr. Jacqueline A. Bartlett enrolled in Indiana University School of Medicine after three years of undergraduate education. She had know since childhood that she wanted to become a doctor. Dr. Bartlett graduated from the University of Cincinnati Medical School in 1971. She then moved to New York City and completed residencies at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Bartlett started a private practice in New York City and then took a job in academic medicine at New Jersey Medical School in February of 1982. She became board certified in psychiatry in 1983. Her work at the medical school included teaching, clinical practice and research. Dr. Bartlett’s clinical and research interests developed in the field of psychoneuroimmunology.
Dr. Bartlett has been involved in consultation liaison psychiatry for the past 33 years and was the director of the psychiatry departments multi-disciplinary consultation liaison service. She has been noted in both New York Magazine and the Castle Connelly Guide as a top physician in her field (psychiatry, child and adolescent) for the past 15 years and was listed in U.S. News and World Reports 2012/2013 top doctors list. Dr. Bartlett has worked with patients of all ages and with many complicated and comorbid conditions. She has published papers concerning mood disorders and immunity, including in spinal cord injured patients. She has been involved in understanding how development across the lifespan affects both psychological and physical response to stress. Dr. Bartlett was actively involved in teaching of medical students and psychiatry residents in developmental and psychosomatic medicine. During her academic career she was a special consultant to liver transplant services, bariatric surgery candidates and reproductive medicine patients. She also ran a special ambulatory clinic for patents with comorbid psychiatric and medical conditions.
Dr. Bartlett retired from academic medicine in September of 2014 after many years as a tenured professor. She is now focused on a clinical practice of psychiatry specializing in mood disorders, anxiety disorders and cognitive issues in all ages. She specializes in consultation for patients with complicated comorbid medical and psychiatric conditions and potential need for psychopharmacology. Dr. Bartlett recently joined Achieve Wellness Group, a behavioral health group providing outpatient and onsite services to children, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.