Elizabeth Steinhauer, MA, MD, FRCP(C)

Clinical Associate in Psychiatry
Staff Psychiatrist
Student Counseling and Resource Service

Student Counseling and Resource Service
The University of Chicago
5737 South University Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-702-9800
Fax: 773-702-2011

Education & Training

  • Medical School, McMaster University, 1986
  • Residency Program, McLean Hospital, Harvard University, 1987-1990
  • Fellowship Program, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Department of University Health, Yale University, 1990-1991
  • Board Certifications in Psychiatry, ABPN (U.S.) and FRCP(C) (Canada)

Clinical Interests

  • college mental health
  • women’s issues in psychiatry
  • psychopharmacology
  • psychotherapy

Society Memberships

  • Member, American Academy of Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Selected Conferences & Presentations

  • “A Historical Overview of Depression and Psychosis”, Hektoen Institute of Medicine, Society of Medical History and Humanities, Chicago, April 8, 2008
  • “Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy for College Students with Eating Disorders,” Conference on Best Practices for Eating Disorders in University Health Centers, Princeton University, March 23, 2007
  • Invited Speaker, “Management of Students With Eating Disorders: The University of Chicago Experience,” Biannual Meeting of Student Health Service Directors of Ivy Plus Colleges, Chicago, IL 2012
  • Creator and Chair of Multidisciplinary Conference, The Ivy Plus Symposium on Eating Disorders in College Students, Chicago, IL 2013
  • Grand Rounds Speaker, “The Tyranny of Starvation: How Patients with Anorexia Nervosa Control Their Treatment (and Induce Others to Collude with Them),” Mental Health and Counseling for Students, Yale University Student Health Service, New Haven, CT, 2013
  • Invited Speaker, "When Experts Disagree: Maintaining Boundaries around Leaves of Absence and Resumption of Studies. A Case History from University of Chicago." Columbia University 2015 Ivy Plus Symposium on the Management of Eating Disorders in College Students, New York, New York. March 2015.