Dr Yellowlees is Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Professor of Psychiatry at UC Davis, where he also is Chair of the Medical Staff Wellbeing Committee. He is a member of the Institute of Medicines review committee evaluating the national VA mental health services for veterans, Vice President of the American Telemedicine Association, and Chair of the Board of HealthLinkNow Inc. He is an experienced speaker and media commentator who writes and produces regular video editorials for Medscape. He has a number of research interests and is presently working on projects involving physician health and wellness, Internet e-mail and video consultation services and the development and validation of asynchronous telepsychiatry. Dr. Yellowlees has worked in public and private sectors in the USA, Australia and the UK, in academia, and in rural settings. He has published five books and over 200 scientific articles and book chapters.