Alan F. Schatzberg

Alan F. Schatzberg


Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • MS (Hon), Harvard University, Medicne (1988)
  • Medical Education: New York University School of Medicine (1968) NY
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1975)
  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School (1972) MA
  • Residency: Massachusetts Mental Health Center (1972) MA
  • Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital (1969) NY

Honors & Awards

  • Alumni Leadership Award, NYU School of Medicine (2018)
  • Anna Monika Prize, Anna Monika Foundation (2013)
  • Chair Achievement Award, CME Outfitters (2010)
  • David A. Mrazek, MD Memorial Award in Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics, American Psychiatric Association (2019)
  • Distinguished Service in Psychiatry Award, American Psychiatric Association (2018)
  • Distinguished Service in Psychiatry Award, The American College of Psychiatrists (2005)
  • Donald Klein Lifetime Achievement Award, American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (2019)
  • Edward A. Strecker, MD Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2001)
  • Elected Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (2003)
  • Falcone Award, National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders (NARSAD) (2005)
  • Forum Award, International Forum on Mood and Anxiety Disorders (IFMAD) (2002)
  • Gerald L. Klerman, MD Lifetime Research Award, National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association (NDMDA) (1998)
  • Gold Medal, Society of Biological Psychiatry (2015)
  • Honoris Causa, Doctor of Humane Letters, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto University (2008)
  • Honoris Causa, Doctor of Medicine, Maimonedes University, Buenos Aires (2013)
  • Honoris Causa, Medical Doctor, Mediziniche Universität, Wien (2011)
  • Judd Marmor Award for Biopsychosocial Research, American Psychiatric Association (2018)
  • Julius Axelrod Mentorship Award, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (2017)
  • Klerman Award, Cornell Medical College (2001)
  • Kraepelin Gold Medal, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry (2014)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (2015)
  • Meritorius Service Medal, United States Air Force (1974)
  • Mood Disorders Research Award, American College of Psychiatrists (2002)
  • Professor Honoris Causa de la Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Favaloro, Buenos Aires (2015)
  • Research Award, American Psychiatric Association (2002)
  • Solomon A. Berson Medical Alumni Achievement Award, New York University School of Medicine (2019)

Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Stanford University School of Medicine - Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (1991 - 2010)
  • Director, Stanford Mood Disorders Center (2009 - Present)
  • Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (1991 - Present)