Dr. Sarche’s Resume

Curriculum Vitae

Steve Sarche’, D.O.
425 S. Cherry Street, Suite 810
Denver, CO 80246
Phone: 303-393-8808

Licensure and Board Certification

  • General Psychiatry – Board certified in September of 2004
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – Board Eligible
  • State of Colorado Medical License – Active since May 2001
  • DEA – Full Prescribing Privileges since May 2001

Education

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship – University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, July 2002 – June 2004
  • General Psychiatry Residency – University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, July 1999 – June 2002
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California, 1999
  • Bachelor of Science – University of Colorado, 1993.

Positions Held/Past Experience

  • Medical Director at Forest Heights Lodge in Evergreen Colorado, April 2010 – present: This is a residential treatment facility.  I oversee the medication treatment for 24 inpatient adolescent teen males as well as participate in administrative and staff meetings.
  • Psychiatric Consultant for Craig Hospital, August 2005 – 2012: In-patient emergency psychiatric consultation as well as out-patient consultation for patients and families with new brain and/or spinal cord injuries.
  • Psychiatric Consultant for Children’s Medical Center (CMC), February 2004 – 2012: monthly interviews and case conferences at CMC (a large primary pediatrics group) to work with families,physicians and social workers on children there with suspected mental health problems.
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at MHCD (Mental Health Center of Denver), November 2005 – April 2008t: 8 hours per week providing psychiatric care for children and their families for MHCD.  This is the county mental health center that provides for children and their families who have Medicaid.
  • Private Practice Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry, September 2004 – Present: providing psychotherapy and medication management for children, families, and adults.
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, July 2003 – June 2004: Chief Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • The Children’s Hospital Denver, January 2004 – June 2004: Provided psychiatric consultation for children and adolescents on medica services unit.
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, July 2003 – June 2004: Provided outpatient psychiatric care to children, adolescents and families, including therapy and medication management for children and adolescents with psychiatric and behavioral problems.
  • Boulder Community Mental Health Center, July 2003 – June 2004: Provided outpatient psychiatric care to children, adolescents and families, primarily medication management to children and adolescents.
  • Adams County Community Resource Center, July 2003 – June 2004: Provided outpatient psychiatric care to children, adolescents and families, including therapy and medication management for children and
  • adolescents with psychiatric and behavioral problems.
  • The Children’s Hospital Denver, July 2002 – June 2003: Served as primary psychiatrist for children and adolescents admitted to the in-patient psychiatric units, providing medication management.
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, July 2002 – June 2003: Provided medication management and therapy for children and adolescents in outpatient psychiatry clinic.
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, June 2001 – July 2002:  Provided outpatient medication management for adult psychiatric patients; provided inpatient psychiatric consultation for hospitalized adult patients.
  • University of Colorado Hospital, March 2001 – June 2001: Served as primary psychiatrist for adults admitted to inpatient psychiatric unit; primarily oversaw medication management; on call every 6th night to handle all new admissions, psychiatric emergencies, and medical emergencies on the psychiatric unit (including all medication issues.)
  • Denver Health Medical Center, November 2000 – February 2001:  Served as primary psychiatrist for adults admitted to inpatient psychiatric unit; primarily oversaw medication management; on call every 6th night to handle all new admissions, psychiatric emergencies, and medical emergencies on the psychiatric unit (including all medication issues).
  • Veterans Administration Hospital, July 2000 – October 2000: Served as primary psychiatrist for adults admitted to inpatient psychiatric unit; primarily oversaw medication management issues; on call every 6th night handling all new admissions, psychiatric emergencies, and medical emergencies on the psychiatric unit (including all medication issues).
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, July 1999 – June 2000: Community medicine internship in general and emergency medicine.

Honors and Awards

  • Golden Apple Award for Best Resident Teaching in Psychiatry, 2001
  • Graduated 11th in medical school class of 164 students, 1999
  • Who’s Who of American Colleges and Universities, 1997 – 1998
  • Dean’s List, 1995 – 1997
  • Emergency Department Technician of the Year, 1993 – 1994

Research

  • “Risk and Needs Assessment for Children and their Families Seen in the Children’s Hospital Denver Emergency Department,” July 2003 – Present: Designed and implemented study

Presentations

  • Understanding Learning Differences and Fostering Success”, March 5th, 2013. Part of a seven person panel for parents and teachers, specifically spoke about ADD and ADH.
  • Psychopharmacology Updates”, January 17, 2012, presented as part of the salon series for the Colorado Society for Clinical Social Work.
  • “Grief in Childhood: What’s Normal, Not Normal and How to Help Either Way”, presented as part of the Before the Mourning lecture series for Heritage Club of Denver.
  • “How Drugs Affect People”, Speaker on a panel that included a toxicologist and pharmacologist for the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar DUID meeting in Keystone, Colorado, March 2010.
  • “Pediatric Depression: An Overview of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Depression”, presented at the National Nurse Practitioner’s Symposium, Keystone Colorado, July 2006.
  • “Update on Adolescent Depression, Antidepressants and Suicidality”, presented to several different pediatrics groups.
  • “Transitions,” April 2004: Article published in the Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Society newsletter.
  • “Independent Research in a Psychiatric Emergency Department,” April 2004: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds Presentation.
  • “Childhood Anxiety,” March 2004: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Psychiatry Residency Presentation.
  • “Fetal Alcohol Syndrome,” March 2004: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds Discussant.
  • “PTSD and Neglect in 16 Month Old Child: Case Presentation,” November 2003: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Infant Clinic Presentation.
  • “Ethics of International Adoption,” July 2003: The Children’s Hospital Denver Presentation.
  • “Multidimensional Impairment,” March 2003: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds Presentation.
  • “Depression and Cardiac Disease,” November 2002: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Psychiatric Residency Presentation.

Community Service

  • Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society, 2008, President
  • Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society, 2007, President-Elect.
  • Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society, 2005-06, executive committee Senior Counsel.
  • Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society, 2004-05, executive committee Junior Counsel.
  • The Children’s Hospital Denver, Emergency Psychiatric and Inpatient Care Coordinator Team, 2003 – 2004: Initiated on-going project with emergency psychiatric and in-patient care coordinator teams to improve efficiency of care for children and families seen in emergency department and inpatient units.
  • KCNC Television News, “Ask the Doctor,” July 2003: Panelist for television news show; handled phone calls for parents with medication or psychiatric concerns about their children and families.
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Residency Education Committee, 2002 – 2003: Fellowship Representative
  • Doctors Ought to Care (“DOC”), 1996 – 1997: Initiated California DOC program at Western University of the Health Sciences; delivered speeches and education materials for children and teachers in grade schools on health hazards of smoking.
  • Pomona Community Health Action Team, 1995 – 1997: Helped provide free clinics for medically underserved communities.

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
  • Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Society (CCAPS)
  • American Psychiatric Association (APA)
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