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Kelley A. Volpe MD

Kelley A. Volpe
Designation
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychiatry
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Stress and Anxiety Clinic (PSADC)
  • Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program (CAP)
Contact Information
  • kwilli45 [at] uic.edu
  • (312) 996-0434
  • Institute for Juvenile Research (IJR)
    1747 W. Roosevelt Rd.
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:190

Dr. Volpe is the Medical Director of the Pediatric Stress and Anxiety Disorder Clinic.  She is also the Program Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship.  Dr. Volpe is interested in the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders; particularly selective mutism, OCD, and posttraumatic stress disorder.  She focuses on implementing evidence based treatments for these and other anxiety disorders.  In addition, she is interested in collaborating with primary care providers to disseminate high quality mental health care to in need populations with less access to child psychiatrists.  She works with the Illinois DocAssist program providing education and consultation to pediatric primary care providers as well as teaching trainees within the hospital and college of medicine.

  • Medical School
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Residency
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Graduate School
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship – University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Undergraduate School
    Yale University
  • psychiatry

    Evidenced based treatments for anxiety disorders; consultation and collaboration with Pediatric Primary Care Providers; medical education and training

  • Poster Presentations

    Pediatric Primary Care Provider Opinions about Mental Health Information;” Alex Chevalier MD, Amber May MD, Kelley Volpe MD, Roberta Paikoff-Holzmueller PhD; 8th Annual Department of Psychiatry Research Forum, Chicago, IL, September 28, 2017

    Bridging the Gap: Trauma Informed Care for Pediatric Residents”, Kelley Volpe MD and Toya Clay MD, AACAP Annual Meeting Special Program, San Antonio, TX, October 26, 2015

    C.A.R.E.S.: Clinicians Acting to Reinforce Empathetic Skill,” Joshua Nathan, MD; Amber May, MD; Kelley Volpe, MD; Kathleen Bock, BA; Martin Hurm, MFA; Robert Kiser, BS; Laura McKenzie, BS; Shole Milos; Lynda Shadrake, BS; Fred A. Zar, MD; Sean M. Blitzstein, MD; Geraldine S. Fox, MD, MHPE, ADMSEP Annual Meeting, Stowe, VT, June 18-20, 2015 and AAP Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, September 16-19, 2015

    Psychiatric Vital Signs:  Quality Improvement through Screening Forms,” Kelley Volpe, MD; Brandon Corbett, DO; Amber May, MD; Christopher Mestrezat, MD; Nima Sheth, MD; Reza Tadayon-Nejad MD PhD; Theresa Sripada, MD; Olusola Ajilore MD PhD NNDC 2014 Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, October 22-24, 2014 


  • “Psychological Treatment and Management” Lange Q&A Psychiatry, 11th edition, 2016, Awaiting publication

    “Eating Disorders”. “Sleep-Wake Disorders”, “Psychotherapies”, and “Forensic Psychiatry”, First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship, Ganti, Latha, Kaufman, Matthew, and Blitzstein, Sean. First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship, Fourth Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2016.