Kenneth Kushner received his BA from the University of Wisconsin in 1971. He attended graduate school in clinical psychology at the University of Michigan, where he received his MA in 1974 and his PhD in 1976. He was an assistant professor, with a joint appointment in psychiatry at the Medical College of Ohio from 1977-80. After a brief appointment as lecturer in the University of Maryland’s Far East Division in Japan, he moved to Madison in 1981, where he joined the Madison Family Practice Residency Program and is currently a professor. His responsibilities include teaching the psychosocial aspects of family practice to the residents and the delivery of psychological services at Wingra Family Medical Center. Dr. Kushner is Coordinator of Behavioral Science for the Madison Residency and is Chair of the Promotions and Mentoring Committee for the Department of Family Medicine. In recent years, he has coordinated the Department’s liaison with family medicine programs in China.