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Steven Adelsheim

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Child Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic 401 Quarry Rd MC 5719 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 725-3757 Fax (650) 723-4655
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 725-3757
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview


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.

Clinical Focus

  • Psychiatry

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

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

Honors and Awards

  • Sidney Berman Award for School-Based Study and Treatment of Learning Disorders and Mental Illness, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2012)
  • NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award, National Alliance on Mental Illness (2009)
  • Bronze World Medal; “Not in My Family”; Associate Producer, New York Festival (2006)
  • Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Prevention, American Psychiatric Association (2006)
  • Irving Phillips Award for Prevention, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2005)
  • 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)
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Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Councilor at Large, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2010 - present)
  • National Advisory Board, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding Partners (2009 - present)
  • Member, American College of Psychiatrists (2013 - present)
  • Member, Adolescent Committee, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2013 - present)
  • Member, New Mexico Native American Suicide Prevention Workgroup and Clearinghouse (2011 - 2013)
  • Member, New Mexico State Workgroup on Child Psychopharmacology (2007 - 2013)
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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 NM (1990)
Residency: University of New Mexico School of Medicine NM (1988)
Medical Education: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine OH (1985)
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (1991)
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