David Kopacz is a psychiatrist in Primary Care Mental Health Integration at Puget Sound Veterans Affairs (VA) in Seattle and a National Education Champion with the VA Office of Patient Centered Care & Cultural Transformation. He is an Assistant Professor at University of Washington and is certified through the American Boards of: Psychiatry & Neurology; Integrative & Holistic Medicine; and Integrative Medicine. He is a graduate of University of Illinois, undergraduate in Urbana-Champaign and medical school and psychiatric residency in Chicago. David has worked in many practice settings in the US and New Zealand.
David is the author of Re-humanizing Medicine: A Holistic Framework for Transforming Your Self, Your Practice, and the Culture of Medicine, and with co-author Joseph Rael (Beautiful Painted Arrow), Walking the Medicine Wheel: Healing Trauma & PTSD, Becoming Medicine: Pathways of Initiation into a Living Spirituality, and Becoming Who You Are: Beautiful Painted Arrow’s Life & Lessons for Children Ages 10-100. He is the co-author of the “Clinician Resilience” chapter in the textbook of Integrative Medicine, 5th Edition.