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Steven Fischel, MD, PhD

Dr Steven FischelDepartment of Psychiatry
Division of Psychiatric Consultation Service

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Education, Department of Psychiatry
  • Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Program at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    • Fellowship, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (1993-1994)
    • Residency, Psychiatry (1990-1994)
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
    M.D. (1986-1990)
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Ph.D., Biological Chemistry (1976-1983)
  • Heidelberg University, Tiffin, OH
    B.S., Biology, Chemistry (cum laude) (1972-1976)

Scholarly Foci

  • Resident education
  • Consultation-liaison psychiatry 
  • Psychotherapy

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Fischel's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training
    • Membership Committee
      • Member (2022-present)
  • Massachusetts Psychiatric Society
    • Nominating Committee
      • Member (2022-2024)
  • Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
    • Residency Education Subcommittee
      • Member (2017-2023)
  • American Psychiatric Association
    • Council on Medical Education and Lifelong Learning
      • Member (2014-2023)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association (2021)
  • Education Award, Massachusetts Psychiatric Society (2013)
  • Excellence in Resident Education Award, Psychiatry Residency Program, UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate (2010)
  • Fellow, Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (2001)

Contact Information

Department of Psychiatry
759 Chestnut Street, WG703
Springfield, MA 01199
Psychiatry Consultation Service: 413-794-3376
UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate Psychiatry Residency Program: 413-794-2535

(Updated February 2023)