Dr. Erica Burger is a psychiatrist from rural Wisconsin. She lives with her husband on a farmstead in rural Southwest Wisconsin and in a former life, was a competitive trail runner, winning local and regional races from 5k-50k in distance.  She is passionate about serving rural communities and exploring the interconnectedness between soil health, nutrition, and mental health.  She cares most about providing compassionate and thoughtful care to her patients.
  • Undergraduate: Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI. Summa cum laude, Sustainable Food Systems and Food Policy, 2004-2009
  • Medical School (DO):  Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA,  2012-2016
  • Master of Public Health (MPH): Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, 2013-2018
  • Psychiatry Residency: Hennepin County Medical Center and Regions Hospital, Minneapolis and Saint Paul, MN, 2016-2020
Additional Training
Past Work Experience
  • Gundersen Health Systems, Outpatient Psychiatrist in La Crosse, Viroqua, and Boscobel, WI, 2020-2021​​​
    • Established an interdisciplinary referral-based perinatal psychiatry clinic at Gundersen- La Crosse
  • Health Partners Amery Hospital, Amery, WI, Weekend Inpatient Psychiatrist, 2018-2020
  • April 2021, Perinatal Psychiatry in Practice, University of Wisconsin-Madison WARM Track medical students​
  • February 2021, Grand Rounds: Integrative Psychiatry, Hennepin Healthcare
  • February 2019, Special Topics: The Impact of our Changing Climate on Mental Health, Hennepin Healthcare
Professional Organization Memberships
  • International Society for Sports Psychiatry (ISSP)
  • American Psychiatric Association (APA)
  • Integrative Medicine for the Underserved (IM4US)
  • Association for Applied Sports Psychology
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Psychedelic Medicine Association