Steven Adelsheim

Psychiatrist

Bio:   Steven Adelsheim is a child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist who works to support community behavioral health partnerships locally, regionally, at the state level and nationally. Dr. Adelsheim has partnered in developing statewide mental health policy and systems, including those focused on school mental health, telebehavioral health, tribal behavioral health programs, and suicide prevention. For many years Dr. Adelsheim has been developing and implementing early detection/intervention programs for young people in school-based and primary care settings, including programs for depression, anxiety, prodromal symptoms of psychosis, and first episodes of psychosis. Dr. Adelsheim is also involved in the implementation of integrated behavioral health care models in primary care settings as well as the use of media to decrease stigma surrounding mental health issues.

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1991)
  • Board Certification: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1991)
  • Fellowship: University of New Mexico School of Medicine (1990) NM
  • Residency: University of New Mexico School of Medicine (1988) NM
  • Medical Education: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1985) OH
  • Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (1991)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, General Psychiatry (1991)
  • Fellowship, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (1990)
  • Residency, University of New Mexico health Sciences Center, General Psychiatry (1988)
  • MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1985)
  • BA, Harvard College, Psychology and Social Relations (1979)

Honors & Awards

  • Norbert and Charlotte Rieger Service Program Award for Excellence, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (1999)
  • "Marketer of the Year” Award; “Childhood Revealed, New Mexico 2001”, New Mexico Chapter of the American Marketing Association (2002)
  • Highland Human Services Collaborative Award for Exemplary Dedication, Highland Human Services Collaborative; New Mexico Advocates for Children and Families (1998)
  • Juanita Evans Memorial Award, Center for School Mental Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine (2003)
  • Best Documentary and Best Writing-Programs, Documentaries or Magazines, “Coming Back”, Rocky Mountain SW Chapter; National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; Clinical Editor (2005)
  • Irving Phillips Award for Prevention, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2005)
  • Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Prevention, American Psychiatric Association (2006)
  • Bronze World Medal; “Not in My Family”; Associate Producer, New York Festival (2006)
  • NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award, National Alliance on Mental Illness (2009)
  • Sidney Berman Award for School-Based Study and Treatment of Learning Disorders and Mental Illness, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2012)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director of Community Partnerships, Stanford Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2013 - Present)