Richard Cockerill, MD, MBE
Richard Cockerill, MD, MBE, completed his forensic psychiatry fellowship at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center, where he also trained for residency. He also holds a Master of Bioethics degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a medical degree from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.
Dr. Cockerill has experience in criminal and civil forensic psychiatry, including insanity, diminished capacity, competency to stand trial and disability evaluations. He has a special interest in forensic ethics; his most recent scholarly work explores ethical issues raised by the use of artificial intelligence in forensic psychiatric assessment.
Dr. Cockerill teaches and supervises psychiatry residents, medical students and other learners as a team leader on the inpatient unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where he lectures psychiatry fellows, residents and medical students in general psychiatry, forensic psychiatry and psychiatric ethics.