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Steven Fischel, MD, PhD

Fischel StevenDepartment of Psychiatry

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Education,
    University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine

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

  • Psychiatric education
  • Consultation psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapy

Scholarly Activity

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

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, Springfield, MA   
    • Office of Faculty Affairs
      • Advisory Council
        • Member (2018-present)
  • American Psychiatric Association
    • Council on Medical Education and Lifelong Learning
      • Member (2014-2020)
  • Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
    • Residency Education Subcommittee
      • Member (2017-2020)
  • American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training
    • Regional Representative (2016-2019)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association (2015)
  • Education Award, Massachusetts Psychiatric Society (2013)
  • Excellence in Resident Education Award, Baystate Medical Center Psychiatry Residency Program (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
UMMS Psychiatry Residency Program: 413-794-2535
steven.fischel@baystatehealth.org