Awards : Distinguished Alumni Award

Elliott Stein, M.D. ‘73

Elliott M. Stein, M.D. ’73 has practiced older adult and geriatric psychiatry in South Florida since 1977. He is board certified in psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry, and is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He served as president of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (two terms) and the Gerontologic Society of Florida. He received the Founder’s Award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry; the Weinberg Memorial Award for Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association; and in 2003 was the first recipient of the Clinician of the Year Award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. As a writer, lecturer and teacher, his primary focus has been encouraging psychiatrists to treat the elderly and issues related to geriatric practice management and Medicare.