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Shashank V. Joshi, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and, by courtesy, of Education and of Pediatrics at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Child Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic 401 Quarry Rd MC 5719 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 723-5511 Fax (650) 724-7389
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 723-5511 Tel (650) 725-0957
    Alternate Contact
    Ola Golovinsky Coordinator of Training Programs Tel Work 650-725-0957
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • School Mental Health
  • Cultural aspects of pediatric health
  • Faculty development in Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Therapeutic Alliance

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Caucus, American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT) (2013 - 2016)
  • Associate Chair: Education Leadership & Integration Committee, Stanford Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (2013 - 2014)
  • Affiliate Faculty, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) (2013 - present)
  • Director of Training, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2003 - present)
  • Director of School Mental Health Services, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2000 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Award for Outstanding Seminar Series, Stanford School of Medicine, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2014)
  • Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching, American Psychiatric Association (2013-2014)
  • Honorary Service Award (Suicide Prevention and Health Promotion), Palo Alto Unified School District PTA Council, and California State Assembly (2012)
  • The Mental Health Provider Hero Award, Santa Clara County Mental Health Board (2012)
  • The Unsung Hero Award, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2012)
  • Member, American College of Psychiatrists (2012)
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Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Panel Member, CA State Superintendent's Student Mental Health Policy Work Group (2012 - present)
  • Co-Chair, Schools Committee, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2012 - present)
  • Co-Chair, Data Work Group, Santa Clara County Suicide Prevention Oversight Committee (2012 - present)
  • Steering Committee, Project Safety Net, Palo Alto (2009 - present)
  • Executive Committee, Health Care Alliance for Response to Adolescent Depression (HEARD) (2009 - present)

Professional Education

Board Certification: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2002)
Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2001)
Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (1999)
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine NY (1998)
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine NY (1995)
Internship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine NY (1994)
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Community and International Work



Prior Year Coursescourses of Shashank Joshi

Graduate and Fellowship Program Affiliations

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Joshi's teaching and research focuses on increasing knowledge and enhancing effectiveness of school mental health, pediatric psychotherapy and medication interventions. Areas of study include: the therapeutic alliance in medical care, structured psychotherapy interventions in school settings, cultural issues in pediatrics, and faculty development in graduate medical education.


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