Bachelor magna cum laude, Dartmouth College, 1964; Doctor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College Medicine, 1968; Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1973.
Intern in pediatrics, Bronx (New York) Municipal Hospital Center, 1968-1969;
junior resident, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, 1969-1970;
senior resident, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, 1970-1971;
chief resident, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, 1971-1972;
director mental health services, Brookside Park Family Life Center, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, 1972-1973;
special assistant to director Office Planning & Evaluation, National Institute Mental Health, 1973-1974;
director program analysis and evaluation Office Program Development and Analysis, National Institute Mental Health, 1974-1976;
director division mental health service programs, National Institute Mental Health, 1976-1980;
attending psychiatrist clinical center, National Institute Mental Health, 1980-1982;
associate director behavioral medicine, National Institute Mental Health, 1980-1982;
deputy medical director, American Psychiatric Association, 1983-1986;
executive vice president, chief operating officer, medical director, The Sheppard & Enoch Pratt Hospital, Baltimore, 1986-1991;
president, Chief Executive Officer, medical director, The Sheppard & Enoch Pratt Hospital, Baltimore, since 1992. Lecturer in psychiatry Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, since 1987. Professorial lecturer in psychiatry department psychiatry Georgetown University, Washington, since 1984.
Clinical professor U. Maryland., College Park, since 1986. Consultant Neighborhood Employment Center and Barbara Street Welfare Office, 1970-1971, Allegheny County Mental Health/Retardation Board, Pittsburgh, 1973-1974. Examiner American Board Psychiatry and Neurology, since 1979.
Active Governor Advisory Council on Mental Hygiene,1987-, Institute Medicine Board on Biobehavioral Sciences & Mental Disorders,1993-.
(Book by Sharfstein, Steven S.)
(Book by Sharfstein, Steven S.)
Served with United States Public Health Service, 1970-1973. Fellow American Psychiatric Association (member of commission on Studies. and third party payments 1976-1982, chairman budget committee 1987-1990, Chairman of Commission on managed care since 1990, secretary since 1991), American College Psychiatrists (member publications committee 1984-1987, member budget committee 1987-1989, chair Dean award committee since 1990), American Orthopsychiat. Association, American College Mental Health Administration.
Member American Medical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association General Hospital Psychiatrists, American Association Psychiatric Adminstrs. (Significant Contributions in Administration award 1987), American Psychosomatic Society, Washington Psychiatric Society (member county since 1982, Outstanding Svc. award 1984), Maryland. Association Private Practicing Psychiatrists, Maryland.
Psychiatric Society, Baltimore-Washington Society for Psychoanalysis (affiliate), Washington Psychoanalytic Society (honorary), Medical Society District of Columbia.
Married Margaret Shiling, June 13, 1965. Children: Joshua, Daniel, Sarah.