Leslie A. Sim, Ph.D., L.P.

  1. Psychologist

Departments

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Chronic pain
  2. Conversion disorder
  3. Fatigue
  4. Gastrointestinal disorder
  5. POTS
  • The influence of pain rehabilitation on psychological functioning in children and adolescents
  • Disordered eating
  • Self-compassion and pediatric chronic pain rehabilitation
  • Parenting influences on pediatric pain rehabilitation
  • Pediatric chronic pain
Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2004
    Fellow - Medical Psychology, Child, Adolescent and Family TrackDepartment of Psychiatry & Psychology, Mayo Clinic
  2. 2002
    Internship - Pediatric Psychology, APA accredited programDepartment of Psychology, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
  3. 2002
    PhD - Clinical Psychology, APA accredited program.University of Maine
  4. 1996
    MAColumbia University Teachers College
  5. 1991
    BA - PsychologyUniversity of Colorado at Boulder

Certifications

  1. 2006
    Clinical Child and Adolescent PsychologyAmerican Board of Professional Psychology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Best Clinical Paper for Eating Disorders: Treatment and Prevention2018 Best Clinical Paper
  2. 2015
    Howard P. Rome Mentorship AwardMayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
  3. 2015
    Collaborative Travel GrantMayo Clinic Karolinska Institutet
  4. 2014
    Howard P. Rome Mentorship AwardMayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
  5. 2008
    Teacher of the YearMayo Clinic Fellows Association
  6. 2004
    New Investigator AwardNational Association for Mental Illness
  7. 2004
    Howard P. Rome Academic Writing AwardMayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
  8. 2004
    Howard P. Rome Grand Rounds Presentation AwardMayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
  9. 2004
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  10. 2000
    Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter 1University of Maine
  11. 1998
    Faculty Commendation for Excellence in Research and TeachingAwarding Organization
  12. 1998
    Outstanding Student in Statistics AwardPsychology Department, University of Maine, Orono
  13. 1991
    Cum Laude Graduation HonorsUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
  14. 1990
    Psi Chi memberPsi Chi National Honor Society
  15. 1987
    Mayo Clinic ScholarshipMayo Clinic

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Steering CommitteeAmerican Psychological Association, Division of Eating Disorders
  2. 2019 - present
    Member, Educational Programming CommitteeAcademy for Eating Disorders
  3. 2019 - present
    Member, Awards and Scientific Review CommitteeAcademy for Eating Disorders
  4. 2018
    Early Career Award Panel - Applied ResearchAmerican Psychological Association
  5. 2014
    MemberAssociation for Contextual Behavioral Science
  6. 2011 - 2013
    Vice ChairResearch Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  7. 2011 - 2012
    ChairGrand Rounds Intramural Educational Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  8. 2007 - 2008
    MemberPhysician and Society Curriculum Committee
  9. 2007
    FellowAmerican Academy of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
  10. 2006
    MemberExternalizing Disorders Task Force, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  11. 2006
    MemberPatient Education Workgroup, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  12. 2006 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  13. 2005
    MemberDepression Patient Education Workgroup, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  14. 2002
    MemberAcademy for Eating Disorders
  15. 2000
    MemberDivision 53 - Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association
  16. 1997
    MemberAssociation for Advancement of Behavior Therapy
  17.  
    MemberHospital Reorganization Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology