Chief Medical Officer & Founder
Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatrist
Dr. Welke is a native to the North Shore area. She completed her medical training at the University of Illinois, Chicago and then went on to complete her psychiatric residency in Adult Psychiatry, and a fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine where she earned various honors and distinctions.
Upon her return to the North Shore, Dr. Welke became an attending physician at Highland Park Hospital, where she saw patients across their lifespan in various program settings including inpatient hospitalization and outpatient care. During this time, she acted as the Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry training for the University of Chicago fellows who were rotating through the Hospital.
Dr. Welke is the Chief Medical Officer and Founder of Compass Health Center. She is double boarded in both Adult and Child and Adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Welke specializes in intensive psychiatric treatment of depression, anxiety, bipolar, and psychotic disorders.