Dr. Charles Hebert is dually trained in internal medicine and psychiatry and has joint appointments in the departments of internal medicine and psychiatry at Rush University. In addition to being an attending psychiatrist and associate director of the psychiatric consultation service, he is also a hospitalist in the department of internal medicine. Dr. Hebert is board certified in internal medicine and psychiatry by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a gifted clinician and teacher who treats a wide array of emotional and behavioral problems that emerge in patients with medical, surgical, gynecologic, and neurologic illness. Dr. Hebert completed his bachelor's and MD degrees at Brown University in Providence, RI. He completed a five-year combined residency training program in internal medicine and psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. As part of his clinical duties, he is routinely asked to assess the decisional capacity of geriatric patients hospitalized with acute illnesses and has experience navigating the impact of medical illnesses on a patient's ability to judge and assent or refuse needed medical interventions with close attention to the balance between patient autonomy and their well-being.