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Assistant Professor
Associate Vice Chair of Safety and Quality


Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health – Raleigh
UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill

Education and Training:

BS, Chemistry, University of Louisville
MD, University of Louisville
Residency, Psychiatry, UNC-Chapel Hill

Summary Statement:

Rebecca Bottom, MD is an assistant professor with UNC Psychiatry. She is the Associate Vice Chair of Quality and Safety in Psychiatry, Co-Chair of the UNC Medical Center Workplace Safety Program Council, and Medical Director of the Wake STEP Community Clinic. She is passionate about reducing barriers to excellent, evidence-based care experienced by individuals in our community who live with severe persistent mental illnesses, like schizophrenia and bipolar disorders. Dr. Bottom is committed to the idea that continuous quality improvement will enhance our senses of safety, effectiveness, and joy in our work as caregivers.