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Alan Hines, MD

Alan Hines, MD

Caseload Supervisor Boise, VA
Spirituality Curriculum Director

VA Medical Center

Work Experiences / Areas of Interest

Served in the U.S. Army as Division Psychiatrist, 101st Airborne Division, Chief, Psychiatry, and Chief, Behavioral Health, Fort Campbell, KY. Military research on dual relationships, therapeutic boundaries, and the use of Command Unit Watch as an alternative to inpatient psychiatric hospitalization. Clerkship coordinator, University of Washington School of Medicine WWAMI medical student psychiatry rotation. Psychiatric consultant to family practice residency psychiatry clinic. Chief, Inpatient Psychiatry, Boise VAMC. UW Idaho Track psychiatry residency recruitment coordinator. Social work training group facilitator. Special interest in teaching, psychosomatic medicine, the management of teams, group therapy, the psychology of faith development, and discerning the appropriate role of the behavioral health clinician when treating patients whose spiritual beliefs/practices impact their functioning.

Current Clinical Work

Boise VA Medical Center, outpatient psychiatry and supervision of psychiatry residents; ECT Treatment Team provider; facilitator of monthly behavioral health case conference; Saint Luke’s Medical Center consultation-liaison psychiatrist.


Psychiatry Residency1997Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Wash D.C.
M.D.1993Loma Linda University, Loma Linda
B.A.1989Point Loma Nazarene College, San Diego