Faculty Profile: Frederick Guggenheim, M.D.

Frederick Guggenheim, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Work: +1 401-455-6408


Asst Prof HMS 1970-79; Assoc Prof SWMedicalSchool 1979-85; Marie Wilson Howells Prof&Chair Psychiatry,Univ Ark MedSci 1985-2000. Contributions to literature in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry. President: Association for Academy Psychiatry 1992-3; Amer Assoc Chairs Depts of Psychiatry 1995-6; Southern Soc for Research in Psychiatry 1991-2. AOA Faculty 1998. Lifetime Achievement Award, Assoc Acad Psychiat 2005. Currently psychiatrist on Partial Hosp, Butler & supervise psych residents in the Residents' Continuity Clinic.

Grants and Awards

Undergraduate Prizes (Yale):
1956,1957 John and Margaret Laughlin Allison Fellowship
1957 Walter Louis Ehlrich Prize
1957 Saybrook Fellows' Prize
1957 Chi Psi Educational Trust Fund Fellowship

Faculty Awards and Recognition:
1988- Member, Cosmos Club, Washington, D.C.
1988 Outstanding Citizen Award, Arkansas Alliance for the
Mentally Ill
1989 Testimony to US House of Representatives Committee
Veterans Affairs, Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care
1993- Who's Who in America
1996,99 Woodward & White's The Best Doctors in America
1989,93,94,2001 Red Sash (teaching) Award from senior class at UAMS
for teaching
1992 Robert Shannon, M.D. Award for Psychiatric Education in
Arkansas, from UAMS psychiatric residents
1993 Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance for
the Mentally Ill
1998 Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) faculty member
2001 Honorary Member, American Association of Chairs of
Departments of Psychiatry
2001 Nancy CA Roeske Certificate of Recognition for Excellence
in Medical Student Education, American Psychiatric
Association (APA)
2005 Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents, APA
2005 Association for Academic Psychiatry Lifetime Achievement
2006 Inaugural Association for Academic Psychiatric
Distinguished Life Fellow



1971- American Psychiatric Association:
(Fellow, 1980; Distinguished Life Fellow, 2003; Committee on Consultation Liaison Psychiatry and Primary Care Education, consultant, member 1982-90; Task Force on Cost Effectiveness in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, chairman 1983-87; Committee on Advertisers and Exhibitors 1984-90; Scientific Program Committee, 1982-88; National Patient Injury Prevention Project of the Council on Medical Specialty Societies, Liaison to, 1982-84; Veterans Affairs Committee, Chairman 1988-94; Council on Psychiatric Services, corresponding member 1993-98; Committee on Psychiatric Diagnosis and Assessment, 1993-99; Co-chair, VA Caucus,1997-2002; Committee and Standards and Surveys 2006-7; Chair, Vestermark Psychiatry Educator Award Committee, 2007-9)

1985- American Association of Chairmen of Departments of Psychiatry (Nominating Committee, 1986; Executive Council, 1987-2000; VA Committee, Chairman,1987-2000; Secretary/Treasurer 1990-94; President-elect, 1994-1995; President,1995-96; Honorary member, 2001- )

1985- American College of Psychiatrists, (Fellow, 1990; Continuing Education Committee,2000-2002, Committee on Membership 2005-08, Committee of the Education Award 2008-2010).

1985-2002 Arkansas Psychiatric Society (President 1988-89)

1988-2002 Southern Association for Research in Psychiatry (Secretary/Treasurer 1989-90, President-Elect 1990-1991, President 1991-92)

2002- Rhode Island Psychiatric Society

Teaching Experience

Associate Director, Residents' Continuity Clinic, Butler Hospital
(2005- )

Selected Publications

  • Guggenheim, F.G.: "Prime Time: Maximizing the Therapeutic Experience, A Primer for Psychiatric Clinicians",Routledge, New York, N.Y. (2009)