39113-Holmes, Emily

Emily G. Holmes, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

355 W. 16th Street
Suite 2800

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Holmes joined IU in 2017 after completing residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in consultation-liaison psychiatry at the University of North Carolina.  At IU she serves as the Program Director for the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship and the Associate Program Director of the Fairbanks Fellowship in Clinical Ethics. 

From 2018-2023 Dr. Holmes was the medical director of a multi-site collaborative care program serving the mental health needs of patients in primary care clinics.  In 2023 she was awarded an IU Health Values grant to study racial disparities in against medical advice discharges, and she also serves as a consulting psychiatrist on a PCORI grant to study treatment of anxiety among patients who present to the emergency department with low risk chest pain.  Her clinical and research interests include the convergence of psychiatric symptoms and medical illness, clinical ethics, against medical advice discharge, and decision-making capacity.

Key Publications

Holmes E , Holmes J, and Park E. “Psychiatric Care of the Radiation Oncology Patient.”
Psychosomatics, 2017 Sept-Oct; 58(5): 457-465.

Holmes E , Jones S, and Laughon S. “A Retrospective Analysis of Neurocognitive Impairment in
Older Burn Patients.” Psychosomatics, 2017 July-Aug; 58(4): 386-394.

Holmes E , Connolly A, Putnam K, Penaskovic K, Denniston C, Clark L, Rubinow D, and
Meltzer-Brody, S. "Resident Physician Burnout: Contributors and Potential Interventions to Take
Care of Our Own." Acad Psychiatry, 2017 Apr; 41(2): 159-166.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Education
    2017 FEL Psychosomatic Medicine Fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    2016 RES Psychiatry , University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    2012 MD University of North Carolina
    2012 MPH University of North Carolina
    2007 BS North Carolina State University
  • Professional Organizations
    Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychosomatic Medicine
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry*
  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2023-05-01

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