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

  1. Neurologist
  2. Psychiatrist

Departments

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Drug addiction
  2. Sleep disorders
  • Addiction psychiatry
  • Sleep disorder medicine
  • Medical regulation

Rochester, Minnesota

  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. 1993
    Addiction PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  3. 1992
    PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  4. 1991
    PsychiatryAmerican Board of Sleep Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2010
    Noteworthy IndividualMarquis Who's Who in America
  2. 2006
    Silver Antelope AwardNational Court of Honor, Boy Scouts of America
  3. 2005
    Citations for Outstanding TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 2005
    Best Doctors in AmericaAwarding Organization
  5. 2005
    Guide to America's Top PsychiatristsConsumers' Research Council of America
  6. 2005
    Award for Creativity in Psychiatric EducationAmerican College of Psychiatrists
  7. 1999
    Silver Beaver AwardNational Court of Honor, Boy Scouts of America
  8. 1998
    Citations for Outstanding TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  9. 1998
    Distinguished Life FellowAmerican Psychiatric Association
  10. 1994
    District Award of MeritGamehaven Council, Hiawatha District, Boy Scouts of America
  11. 1992
    Citations for Outstanding TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  12. 1991
    Citations for Outstanding TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 1990
    Laughlin FellowAmerican College of Psychiatrists
  14. 1988
    APA/Burroughs Wellcome FellowAmerican Psychiatric Association
  15. 1985
    Rock Sleyster FellowAmerican Medical Association
  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
    MemberAccreditation Committee, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  8. 2013 - present
    Pro-Bono Professional CommitmentsThe Innocence Project, Minnesota
  9. 2013 - present
    MemberUSMLE Step 3 Interdisciplinary Review Committee (IRC), National Board of Medical Examiners
  10. 2012 - 2015
    Field RepresentativeJoint Commission
  11. 2012 - 2013
    MemberTest Accomodations Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  12. 2012 - present
    MemberQuality of Care Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  13. 2012 - present
    ChairAccreditation Subcommittee, Quality of Care Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  14. 2011 - 2014
    MemberSubcommittee on Data Release of the USMLE Composite Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  15. 2011 - present
    MemberComposite Committee (the oversight committee which establishes policy for the entire US Medical Licensing Examination), National Board of Medical Examiners
  16. 2010 - present
    Mayo Clinic School of Continuing Professional Development, Maintenance of Certification Advisory Group
  17. 2009 - 2010
    DirectorFSMB Foundation
  18. 2009 - 2010
    ChairResearch Advisory Committee, FSMB Foundation
  19. 2009 - present
    Team Chief of StaffAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  20. 2009 - present
    MemberStep 3 Interdisciplinary Review Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  21. 2009 - present
    MemberUSMLE Step 3 Computer-based Case Simulation Interdisciplinary Review Committee (IRC), National Board of Medical Examiners
  22. 2008 - 2011
    MemberUSMLE Step 3 Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  23. 2008 - 2010
    MemberExecutive Board, Mayo Foundation Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  24. 2007 - 2009
    MemberCorresponding Committee on Graduate Education, American Psychiatric Association
  25. 2007 - 2009
    MemberCommittee on Quality Indicators, American Psychiatric Association
  26. 2007 - 2008
    MemberPublic Affairs Committee, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  27. 2007
    ChairPublic Affairs Committee, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  28. 2007 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Quality Oversight Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  29. 2006 - 2012
    ChairCommittee on Membership, American College of Psychiatrists
  30. 2006 - 2012
    MemberCommittee on Membership, American College of Psychiatrists
  31. 2006 - 2009
    MemberExecutive Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  32. 2006 - 2008
    MemberCoordinating and Medical Records Subcommittee (CMRS), Mayo Integrated Clinical Systems Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  33. 2006 - 2008
    MemberWorkgroup on Education of Medical Students and Residents on Professionalism and the Relationship to Licensure and Regulation, Federation of State Medical Boards
  34. 2006 - 2007
    Board of Directors, Civil Aviation Medical Association
  35. 2006
    PresidentMinnesota Board of Medical Practice
  36. 2005 - 2008
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
  37. 2005 - 2006
    ChairAccreditation Operations Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  38. 2005 - 2006
    MemberWorkgroup to review policy on physician boundary issues, Federation of State Medical Boards
  39. 2005 - present
    MemberAccreditation Operations Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  40. 2004 - 2014
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  41. 2004 - 2014
    MemberMayo Alumni Editorial Advisory Board
  42. 2004 - 2011
    Co-ChairDivision of Specialty Programs, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  43. 2004 - 2008
    MemberAmerican Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  44. 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
  45. 2004 - 2007
    MemberEditorial Committee, Federation of State Medical Boards
  46. 2004 - 2005
    Vice PresidentMinnesota Board of Medical Practice
  47. 2004
    MemberUSMLE Step 2CS and Step 3 Standard Setting Panel, National Board of Medical Examiners
  48. 2004 - present
    MemberAccreditation Regulatory Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  49. 2003 - 2006
    ChairCommittee on Standards and Survey Procedures, American Psychiatric Association
  50. 2003 - 2006
    ChairLaughlin Fellowship Selection Committee, American College of Psychiatrists
  51. 2003 - 2006
    MemberCommittee on Education, American College of Psychiatrists
  52. 2003 - 2004
    Delegate to FSMBMinnesota Board of Medical Practice
  53. 2003 - 2004
    MemberHouse of Delegates, Federation of State Medical Boards
  54. 2003 - 2004
    MemberUSMLE Step 3 Standard Setting Panel, National Board of Medical Examiners
  55. 2003
    MemberReference Committee, Federation of State Medical Boards
  56. 2003 - present
    Distinguished FellowAmerican Psychiatric Association
  57. 2003 - present
    MemberCivil Aviation Medical Association
  58. 2002 - 2008
    MemberCouncil on Quality Care, American Psychiatric Association
  59. 2002 - 2007
    RepresentativeHospital Accreditation Program Professional and Technical Advisory Committee, Joint Commission
  60. 2002 - 2007
    MemberUSMLE Step 2 Psychiatry Test Material Development Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  61. 2002 - 2005
    ChairComplaint Review Committee, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  62. 2002 - 2003
    MemberExecutive Committee, Operations Coordinating Group - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  63. 2002 - 2003
    MemberProgram Committee, Federation of State Medical Boards
  64. 2001 - 2005
    MemberComplaint Review Committee, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  65. 2001 - 2004
    HeadSection of Addictions, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  66. 2001 - 2003
    Medical DirectorAddiction Services, Mayo Psychiatry and Psychology Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  67. 2001
    MemberAuthorizations and Consent Work Group, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Mayo Clinic Committees
  68. 2000 - 2008
    Physician MemberMinnesota Board of Medical Practice
  69. 2000 - 2006
    Physician MemberProgram Committee, Health Professionals Service Program
  70. 2000 - 2006
    MemberHealth Professionals Service Program
  71. 2000 - 2004
    ChairCommittee on Accreditation Standards, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
  72. 2000 - 2003
    TrusteeBoard of Trustees, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
  73. 2000 - 2003
    MemberBoard of Trustees, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
  74. 2000
    MemberLicensure Committee, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  75. 2000 - present
    FellowFederation of State Medical Boards
  76. 2000 - present
    MemberFederation of State Medical Boards
  77. 1999 - 2005
    Review Panel MemberJoint Commission
  78. 1999 - 2003
    ChairClinical and Allied Health Positions Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  79. 1999 - 2003
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  80. 1999 - 2002
    MemberOperational Planning Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  81. 1998 - 2006
    MemberLaughlin Fellowship Selection Committee, American College of Psychiatrists
  82. 1998 - 2004
    MemberCommittee on Accreditation Standards, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
  83. 1998 - 2002
    FellowAmerican Psychiatric Association
  84. 1997 - 2003
    MemberOutpatient Practice Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  85. 1997 - 2001
    MemberHospital Leadership Team, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  86. 1997 - 2001
    Alternate RepresentativeHospital Accreditation Program Professional and Technical Advisory Committee, Joint Commission
  87. 1997 - 1998
    Vice ChairClinical and Allied Health Positions Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  88. 1996 - 2008
    MemberCommittee on Standards and Survey Procedures, American Psychiatric Association
  89. 1996 - 2000
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  90. 1996 - 2000
    MemberFinance Committee, Psychiatrists' Mutual Insurance Corporation
  91. 1996 - 1999
    MemberRevenue Systems and Compliance Subcommittee - Rochester, Finance Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  92. 1996 - 1998
    MemberCoding and Documentation Task Force, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  93. 1996 - 1997
    Alternate RepresentativeBehavioral Healthcare Professional and Technical Advisory Committee, Joint Commission
  94. 1996
    MemberEthics Committee, Minnesota Psychiatric Society
  95. 1995 - 2000
    DirectorBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Mutual Insurance Corporation
  96. 1995 - 1999
    Peer Review ConsultantMinnesota Medical Association
  97. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Psychiatrists
  98. 1994 - 2003
    MemberClinical and Allied Health Positions Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  99. 1994 - 2000
    ChairOperations Committee, Mayo Psychiatry and Psychology Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  100. 1994 - 2000
    ChairCoordinating Committee, Mayo Psychiatry and Psychology Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  101. 1994 - 2000
    Medical DirectorMayo Psychiatry and Psychology Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  102. 1994 - 1996
    MemberExecutive Committee, Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  103. 1994 - 1996
    MemberConstitution and Bylaws Subcommittee, Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  104. 1994 - 1995
    MemberUtilization Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  105. 1994 - 1995
    MemberPatient Care Management Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  106. 1994 - 1995
    MemberCouncil on Research, American Psychiatric Association
  107. 1993 - 1996
    ChairReports Subcommittee, Electronic Medical Record Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  108. 1993 - 1996
    Delegate to MMA House of DelegatesZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  109. 1993 - 1995
    ChairHospital Accreditation Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  110. 1993 - 1995
    MemberRecord Review Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  111. 1993 - 1995
    Secretary/TreasurerMinnesota Psychiatric Society
  112. 1993 - 1994
    ConsultantBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Benefit Corporation, Inc.
  113. 1993 - 1994
    ConsultantBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Purchasing Group, Inc.
  114. 1993
    Vice ChairDrug Formulary Committee, Minnesota Department of Human Services
  115. 1993 - present
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  116. 1992 - 1996
    ChairPaper Subcommittee, Scientific Program Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  117. 1992 - 1996
    MemberPaper Subcommittee, Scientific Program Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  118. 1992 - 1993
    ChairIntegrated Documentation Task Force, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  119. 1992 - 1993
    ChairMarketing Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  120. 1992 - 1993
    DirectorBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Benefit Corporation, Inc.
  121. 1992 - 1993
    MemberBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Benefit Corporation, Inc.
  122. 1991 - 1994
    Vice ChairHospital Operations Committee, Division of Adult Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  123. 1991 - 1993
    MemberGraduate Education Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  124. 1991 - 1993
    DirectorBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Purchasing Group, Inc.
  125. 1991 - 1993
    Liaison to Am. Psychiatric Assoc.American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  126. 1991 - 1993
    MemberBoard of Directors, Psychiatrists' Purchasing Group, Inc.
  127. 1991
    Area IV RepresentativeConstitutional Nominating Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  128. 1991
    Ex-Officio MemberAd Hoc Task Force on Drug Utilization Review, Minnesota Medical Association
  129. 1991
    MemberProfessional Liability Committee, Minnesota Medical Association
  130. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
  131. 1990 - 1998
    ChairComputer Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  132. 1990 - 1996
    MemberPlanning Committee, Scientific Program Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  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 - 1993
    Physician MemberDrug Formulary Committee, Minnesota Department of Human Services
  138. 1989 - 1990
    Area IV Member-in-training Deputy RepresentativeAmerican Psychiatric Association Assembly, American Psychiatric Association
  139. 1989 - 1990
    Vice PresidentAPA Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship, American Psychiatric Association
  140. 1989 - 1990
    Resident Representative to the APAMinnesota Psychiatric Society
  141. 1989 - 1990
    MemberJoint Reference Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  142. 1989 - 1990
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on Membership and Fiscal Policies, American Psychiatric Association
  143. 1989 - 1990
    MemberAmerican Psychiatric Association Assembly, American Psychiatric Association
  144. 1989 - 1990
    MemberAssembly Budget Committee, American Psychiatric Association Assembly, American Psychiatric Association
  145. 1988 - 1996
    MemberScientific Program Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  146. 1988 - 1992
    MemberCommittee on Religion, Medicine and Bioethics, Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  147. 1988 - 1991
    MemberCase Conference Subcommittee, Scientific Program Committee, American Psychiatric Association
  148. 1987 - 1989
    Mayo Resident RepresentativeMinnesota Psychiatric Society
  149. 1986 - 1990
    MemberPsychiatry Interdisciplinary Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  150. 1986 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  151. 1985 - present
    MemberAmerican Psychiatric Association
  152. 1984
    MemberCPR Instruction Committee, American Heart Association
  153. 1983 - 1986
    Medical Student RepresentativeAdvisory Committee on Vitamin Preparations as Dietary Supplements and Therapeutic Agents, Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association
  154. 1983 - 1986
    MemberAdvisory Committee on Vitamin Preparations as Dietary Supplements and Therapeutic Agents, Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association
  155. 1983 - 1984
    Medical Student RepresentativeEmergency Medical Services Committee, Texas Medical Association, American Medical Association
  156. 1981
    MemberBoard of Directors, Clear Lake Unit, American Heart Association
  157. 1977 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  158.  
    ChairAccreditation Regulatory Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  159.  
    FellowAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
  160.  
    FellowAmerican College of Psychiatrists
  161.  
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
  162.  
    ChairWorkgroup to review policy on physician boundary issues, Federation of State Medical Boards
  163.  
    ChairLicensing Issues Committee, Physician Depression & Suicide Project (Project sponsored by the Milbank Memorial Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention), American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
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