Belinda Bandstra

Psychiatrist

Bio:   Belinda S. Bandstra, MD, MA, is Clinical Assistant Professor, Assistant Director of Residency Training, and Chief of the General Resident Continuity Clinic in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. She supervises residents in the General Clinic, Evaluation Clinic, Individual Psychotherapy Clinic and Psychosocial Treatment Clinic, in addition to maintaining a small general clinical practice of her own. Dr. Bandstra has specific interests in issues of culture in psychiatry, transitional age mental health, and mental health and wellness in academia.

Dr. Bandstra also teaches extensively in the Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program. She co-directs residency coursework in: Culture and Spirituality in Psychiatry; Community, Public, and Global Psychiatry; Leadership, Scholarship, and Career Development; and Essentials of Psychiatry. Dr. Bandstra is a member of the Association for Academic Psychiatry and the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training.

Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • Medical Education: Washington University in St Louis Registrar (2006) MO
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2010) CA
  • Internship: Barnes-Jewish Hospital (2007) MO
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2012)

Honors & Awards

  • Annual Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Educational Excellence, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2016)
  • Early Career Development Award, Association for Academic Psychiatry (2016)
  • Fellowship in Public Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association/Bristol-Myers-Squibb (2008-2010)
  • Most Inspiring Mentor Award from the Graduating Residents, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2014)
  • Outstanding Contributions to Education Award, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2015)

Administrative Appointments

  • Assistant Director of Residency Training, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine (2011 - Present)
  • Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine (2009 - 2010)