Steven I. Altchuler, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Psychiatrist
  2. Neurologist
  1. Drug addiction
  2. Sleep disorders
  • Addiction psychiatry
  • Sleep disorder medicine
  • Medical regulation
  1. 1990
    Resident - PsychiatryDepartment of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1986
    MDBaylor College of Medicine
  3. 1978
    PhD - Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism; minors in Pathology and in International Nutrition PlanningMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  4. 1973
    ScB - Life Sciences; minor in EducationMassachusetts Institute of Technology

Certifications

  1. 2007
    Sleep MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 1992
    PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  3. 1991
    PsychiatryAmerican Board of Sleep Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2010
    Noteworthy IndividualMarquis Who's Who in America
  2. 2008
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  3. 2007
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2006
    Silver Antelope AwardNational Court of Honor, Boy Scouts of America
  5. 2005
    Citations for Outstanding TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2005
    Best Doctors in AmericaAwarding Organization
  7. 2005
    Guide to America's Top PsychiatristsConsumers' Research Council of America
  8. 2005
    Award for Creativity in Psychiatric EducationAmerican College of Psychiatrists
  9. 1999
    Silver Beaver AwardNational Court of Honor, Boy Scouts of America
  10. 1998
    Distinguished FellowAmerican Psychiatric Association
  11. 1994
    District Award of MeritGamehaven Council, Hiawatha District, Boy Scouts of America
  12. 1992
    Citations for Outstanding TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 1991
    Citations for Outstanding TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  14. 1990
    Laughlin FellowAmerican College of Psychiatrists
  15. 1978
    Alpha Omega AlphaAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  16. 1973
    Frederick Gardiner Fassett, Jr. AwardMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  17. 1969
    Service AwardsAmerican Red Cross
  18. 1969
    Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute AwardAwarding Organization
  19. 1969
    Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation ScholarAwarding Organization
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Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    MemberCompliance and Enterprise Risk Management Committee
  2. 2015 - present
    MemberCommittee on Long-Range Planning and Policy, American College of Psychiatrists
  3. 2015 - present
    MemberCouncil on Quality Care, American Psychiatric Association
  4. 2015 - present
    Board of Directors, Civil Aviation Medical Association
  5. 2014 - 2016
    ChairAccreditation Committee, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  6. 2014 - present
    MemberUSMLE Committee on Individualized Review, National Board of Medical Examiners
  7. 2013 - 2016
    Committee MemberTechnical Standards Committee, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  8. 2013 - 2016
    MemberAccreditation Committee, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  9. 2013 - present
    Pro-Bono Professional CommitmentsThe Innocence Project, Minnesota
  10. 2013 - present
    MemberUSMLE Step 3 Interdisciplinary Review Committee (IRC), National Board of Medical Examiners
  11. 2012 - 2015
    Field RepresentativeJoint Commission
  12. 2012 - 2013
    MemberTest Accomodations Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  13. 2012
    MemberDean Search Committee, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  14. 2012 - present
    MemberQuality of Care Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  15. 2012 - present
    ChairAccreditation Subcommittee, Quality of Care Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  16. 2012 - present
    Committee MemberQuantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance, Ultrasound Shear Wave Speed Technical Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  17. 2011 - 2014
    MemberSubcommittee on Data Release of the USMLE Composite Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  18. 2011
    MemberMayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  19. 2011
    ChairMayo Medical School Student Affairs Work Group, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  20. 2011 - present
    MemberComposite Committee (the oversight committee which establishes policy for the entire US Medical Licensing Examination), National Board of Medical Examiners
  21. 2010 - present
    Mayo Clinic School of Continuing Professional Development, Maintenance of Certification Advisory Group
  22. 2009 - 2011
    ChairExpert RN ECH Leadership Committee, Division Committees, Department of Nursing
  23. 2009 - 2011
    ChairExpert RN Operations Committee, Division Committees, Department of Nursing
  24. 2009 - 2010
    DirectorFSMB Foundation
  25. 2009 - 2010
    ChairResearch Advisory Committee, FSMB Foundation
  26. 2009 - present
    Team Chief of StaffAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  27. 2009 - present
    MemberStep 3 Interdisciplinary Review Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  28. 2009 - present
    MemberUSMLE Step 3 Computer-based Case Simulation Interdisciplinary Review Committee (IRC), National Board of Medical Examiners
  29. 2008 - 2011
    MemberUSMLE Step 3 Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  30. 2008 - 2010
    MemberExecutive Board, Mayo Foundation Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  31. 2008
    MemberMayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  32. 2007 - 2009
    MemberCorresponding Committee on Graduate Education, American Psychiatric Association
  33. 2007 - 2009
    MemberCommittee on Quality Indicators, American Psychiatric Association
  34. 2007 - 2008
    MemberPublic Affairs Committee, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  35. 2007
    ChairPrimary Care Operations Committee, Primary Care Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  36. 2007
    MemberMayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  37. 2007 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Quality Oversight Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  38. 2006 - 2012
    MemberCommittee on Membership, American College of Psychiatrists
  39. 2006 - 2009
    MemberExecutive Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  40. 2006 - 2008
    MemberCoordinating and Medical Records Subcommittee (CMRS), Mayo Integrated Clinical Systems Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  41. 2006 - 2008
    MemberWorkgroup on Education of Medical Students and Residents on Professionalism and the Relationship to Licensure and Regulation, Federation of State Medical Boards
  42. 2006 - 2007
    Board of Directors, Civil Aviation Medical Association
  43. 2005 - 2006
    MemberWorkgroup to review policy on physician boundary issues, Federation of State Medical Boards
  44. 2005 - present
    MemberAccreditation Operations Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  45. 2004 - 2014
    MemberMayo Alumni Editorial Advisory Board
  46. 2004 - 2011
    Co-ChairDivision of Specialty Programs, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  47. 2004 - 2008
    MemberAmerican Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  48. 2004 - 2008
    MemberPhysician Depression & Suicide Project (Project sponsored by the Milbank Memorial Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention), American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  49. 2004 - 2005
    MemberClinical Workstation Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  50. 2004
    ChairNominating Committee, Officers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  51. 2004
    MemberUSMLE Step 2CS and Step 3 Standard Setting Panel, National Board of Medical Examiners
  52. 2004 - present
    MemberAccreditation Regulatory Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  53. 2004 - present
    ChairPractice Performance Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  54. 2004 - present
    MemberInstitutional Biosafety Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  55. 2003 - 2006
    ChairCommittee on Standards and Survey Procedures, American Psychiatric Association
  56. 2003 - 2006
    MemberCommittee on Education, American College of Psychiatrists
  57. 2003 - 2004
    MemberHouse of Delegates, Federation of State Medical Boards
  58. 2003 - 2004
    MemberUSMLE Step 3 Standard Setting Panel, National Board of Medical Examiners
  59. 2003
    MemberReference Committee, Federation of State Medical Boards
  60. 2003 - present
    ChairResearch Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  61. 2003 - present
    Distinguished FellowAmerican Psychiatric Association
  62. 2003 - present
    MemberCivil Aviation Medical Association
  63. 2002 - 2008
    MemberCouncil on Quality Care, American Psychiatric Association
  64. 2002 - 2007
    MemberUSMLE Step 2 Psychiatry Test Material Development Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  65. 2002 - 2005
    ChairComplaint Review Committee, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  66. 2002 - 2003
    MemberExecutive Committee, Operations Coordinating Group - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  67. 2002 - 2003
    ChairTask Force on Obstetrics, Board of Governors, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  68. 2002 - 2003
    ChairClinical Digital Imaging Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  69. 2002 - 2003
    MemberProgram Committee, Federation of State Medical Boards
  70. 2002
    MemberStrategy Coordinating Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  71. 2002 - present
    ChairHealth Sciences Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  72. 2002 - present
    MemberNeuromuscular section, Department of Neurology
  73. 2001 - 2005
    MemberComplaint Review Committee, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  74. 2001 - 2004
    HeadSection of Addictions, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  75. 2001 - 2002
    ChairDigital Imaging Oversight Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  76. 2001
    MemberAuthorizations and Consent Work Group, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Mayo Clinic Committees
  77. 2000 - 2006
    MemberHealth Professionals Service Program
  78. 2000 - 2003
    TrusteeBoard of Trustees, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
  79. 2000 - 2003
    MemberBoard of Trustees, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
  80. 2000 - 2002
    JudgeMiddle School Science Fair, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  81. 2000 - 2002
    MemberSubcommittee on Clinical Neurosciences, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  82. 2000
    ChairStrategic Planning Subcommittee, Diversity Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  83. 2000
    MemberLicensure Committee, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  84. 2000 - present
    MemberFederation of State Medical Boards
  85. 1999 - 2005
    Review Panel MemberJoint Commission
  86. 1999 - 2003
    ChairClinical and Allied Health Positions Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  87. 1999 - 2003
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  88. 1999 - 2002
    MemberOperational Planning Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  89. 1998 - 2006
    MemberLaughlin Fellowship Selection Committee, American College of Psychiatrists
  90. 1998 - 2004
    MemberCommittee on Accreditation Standards, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
  91. 1998 - 1999
    Meeting ParticipantDecision Support Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  92. 1997 - 2003
    MemberOutpatient Practice Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  93. 1997 - 2001
    MemberHospital Leadership Team, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  94. 1997 - 1999
    MemberMedical-Industry Relations Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  95. 1997 - 1998
    Vice ChairClinical and Allied Health Positions Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  96. 1996 - 2008
    MemberCommittee on Standards and Survey Procedures, American Psychiatric Association
  97. 1996 - 2003
    ChairNeuro CT, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  98. 1996 - 2000
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  99. 1996 - 2000
    MemberFinance Committee, Psychiatrists' Mutual Insurance Corporation
  100. 1996 - 1999
    MemberRevenue Systems and Compliance Subcommittee - Rochester, Finance Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  101. 1996 - 1998
    MemberCoding and Documentation Task Force, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  102. 1996 - 1997
    MemberTask Force to Review Bus Usage by Mayo Employees, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  103. 1996
    MemberEthics Committee, Minnesota Psychiatric Society
  104. 1996 - present
    MemberShwachman-Diamond Syndrome International Association
  105. 1995 - 2004
    Board MemberBoard of Trustees, District One
  106. 1995 - 2000
    DirectorBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Mutual Insurance Corporation
  107. 1995 - 1999
    Peer Review ConsultantMinnesota Medical Association
  108. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Psychiatrists
  109. 1994 - 2003
    MemberClinical and Allied Health Positions Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  110. 1994 - 2002
    DirectorTumor Biology Training Program
  111. 1994 - 2001
    Education CoordinatorTumor Biology Training Program
  112. 1994 - 2000
    ChairOperations Committee, Mayo Psychiatry and Psychology Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  113. 1994 - 2000
    ChairCoordinating Committee, Mayo Psychiatry and Psychology Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  114. 1994 - 1997
    MemberElectronic Imaging Subcommittee, Department of Radiology
  115. 1994 - 1996
    MemberExecutive Committee, Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  116. 1994 - 1996
    MemberConstitution and Bylaws Subcommittee, Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  117. 1994 - 1995
    MemberCouncil on Research, American Psychiatric Association
  118. 1994 - present
    MemberDivision of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology
  119. 1993 - 1995
    ChairHospital Accreditation Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  120. 1993 - 1995
    MemberRecord Review Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  121. 1993 - 1994
    ConsultantBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Purchasing Group, Inc.
  122. 1992 - 1996
    ChairPaper Subcommittee, Scientific Program Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  123. 1992 - 1993
    ChairIntegrated Documentation Task Force, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  124. 1992 - 1993
    MemberBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Benefit Corporation, Inc.
  125. 1992
    Physician AdvisorRochester Post Bulletin
  126. 1991 - 1994
    Vice ChairHospital Operations Committee, Division of Adult Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  127. 1991 - 1993
    MemberGraduate Education Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  128. 1991 - 1993
    DirectorBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Purchasing Group, Inc.
  129. 1991 - 1993
    MemberBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Purchasing Group, Inc.
  130. 1991
    Area IV RepresentativeConstitutional Nominating Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  131. 1991
    MemberProfessional Liability Committee, Minnesota Medical Association
  132. 1990 - 1998
    ChairComputer Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  133. 1990 - 1995
    ChairMembership Committee, Minnesota Psychiatric Society
  134. 1990 - 1991
    MemberQuality Assurance Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  135. 1990 - 1991
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Saint Marys Hospital
  136. 1990 - 1991
    ChairCase Conference Subcommittee, Scientific Program Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  137. 1989 - 1990
    Area IV Member-in-training Deputy RepresentativeAmerican Psychiatric Association Assembly, American Psychiatric Association
  138. 1989 - 1990
    Vice PresidentAPA Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship, American Psychiatric Association
  139. 1989 - 1990
    MemberJoint Reference Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  140. 1989 - 1990
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on Membership and Fiscal Policies, American Psychiatric Association
  141. 1989 - 1990
    MemberAmerican Psychiatric Association Assembly, American Psychiatric Association
  142. 1989 - 1990
    MemberAssembly Budget Committee, American Psychiatric Association Assembly, American Psychiatric Association
  143. 1989 - present
    MemberStudy Section on Lyme Disease, National Institutes of Health
  144. 1988 - 1991
    MemberCase Conference Subcommittee, Scientific Program Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  145. 1988 - 1989
    OrganizerBack Lecture, Federal Bureau of Prisons
  146. 1988
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  147. 1986 - 1990
    MemberPsychiatry Interdisciplinary Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  148. 1986 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  149. 1985 - 1987
    Vice ChairHealth Sciences Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  150. 1985 - present
    MemberAmerican Psychiatric Association
  151. 1984 - 2002
    DirectorMayo Protein Core Facility, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  152. 1984
    MemberCPR Instruction Committee, American Heart Association
  153. 1983 - 1988
    MemberMayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  154. 1983 - 1985
    ChairHealth Sciences Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  155. 1983
    MemberProfessionalism and Ethics Committee, Department of Radiology
  156. 1982
    MemberRadiology Imaging and Physics Committee, Department of Radiology
  157. 1981
    MemberBoard of Directors, Clear Lake Unit, American Heart Association
  158. 1977 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  159.  
    ChairAccreditation Regulatory Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  160.  
    MemberPeer Review Committee, Leukemia Research Program, University of Minnesota
  161.  
    MemberClinical Practice Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  162.  
    MemberEthics Education Committee, Ethics Subcommittee - Clinical - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  163.  
    FellowAmerican College of Psychiatrists
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.