FACULTY AND STAFF: Faculty Profiles
Stephen Soreff, M.D. is a nationally known healthcare lecturer, author, and experiential learning innovator. He has lectured throughout the United States on a wide variety of psychiatric topics including suicide, elder aggression, psychiatric emergencies, documentation, history of psychiatry, wellness, and stress management. He received the Walter E. Barton, M.D., Award from the American College of Mental Health Administration for his paper “The Use of Data to Engage the Medical Staff in Quality Improvement: The Notation Accountability Goals System (NAGS),” in March 20, 1993, and he is a Diplomat in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Soreff has written and edited ten books and numerous healthcare articles as well as an authority on documentation. He is the editor of a Psychiatric Clinics of North America on “Managed Care and Mental Health” published September, 2000. His other books include Handbook for the Treatment of the Seriously Mentally Ill, Seattle, Washington, Hogrefe & Huber, 1996, The Documentation Survival Handbook for Psychiatrists and Other Mental Health Professionals: A Clinician’s Guide to Charting for Better Care, Certification, Reimbursement, and Risk Management, Seattle, Washington, Hogrefe & Huber, 1993,and E.M.S Street Strategies: Effective Patient Interactions, Second Edition (co-authored with Robert Cadigan, Ph.D.)Philadelphia, F. A. Davis, 2003.
Dr. Soreff is the Psychiatric Editor in Chief of the Psychiatric Section of the e-medicine online Medicine, Surgical, Obstetrical and Psychiatric text book. This emedicine-e-book -is an original peer-reviewed text containing 1600 chapters with continuous updating and offering 10,000 hours of AMA Category 1 CME and is part of webMD. He is adjunct faculty of Boston University’ s Metropolitan College, Southern New Hampshire University, Fisher College, Daniel Webster College, and Plymouth State University as well as Chester College.
Steve is avid kayaker, jogger, and hiker and is an Information Volunteer for the Appalachian Mountain Club. He edits and produces the volunteer newspaper, Info:INFO. He is Captain of the Weed Watch of the Pawtuckaway Lake Improvement Association. He has four terrific, fantastic children–Sasha, Ben, Matana and Barak–plus he is proud of Ben’s wife Heather’s who helped produceHorton Hears a Who and has moved to Nottingham, NH where he lives with his partner, Peggy Tucker on the shores of Lake Pawtuckaway.