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Assistant Professor
Associate Vice Chair of Virtual and Integrated Care


UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill

Education and Training:

B.A., Biology, Albion College
Ph.D., Neurobiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency, General Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fellowship, Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Washington

Summary Statement:

Dr. Sowa is a Clinical Assistant Professor with primary clinical duties on the inpatient Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service, providing care to patients hospitalized with comorbid medical and mental illness.  He also has several outpatient duties, including serving as a psychiatric consultant in several collaborative care partnerships with the Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Family Medicine.  He is also Director of Virtual Care and Integrated Behavioral Health within the department of Psychiatry, coordinating the department’s virtual care strategy and integration into the health care system as a whole.  His primary clinical interests are in the development and practice of collaborative care models, as well as the use of telepsychiatry to expand access to care.

Nate Sowa