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Steven R. Daviss M.D., DFAPA

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Psychiatry
Additional Title(s): Chair, Dept of Psychiatry, BWMC
Location: Baltimore Washington Medical Center, 301 Hospital Dr, Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Phone: (410) 787-4490
Fax: (410) 787-4689
Cell: (410) 782-0077

Personal History:

Steven Daviss, MD, DFAPA, is the Chairman of Psychiatry at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. His experience includes patient-centered health care policy, health informatics, and use of health IT and social media in health care. He is Chair of the APA Committee on Electronic Health Records, APA Assembly Rep for Maryland, Past-President of the Maryland Psychiatric Society, and past co-chair of the CCHIT Behavioral Health Work Group. He serves on URAC's Health Standards Committee, MHCC's HIE Policy Board, and other state policy groups. Enthusiastic about merging his clinical and administrative experience with health care policy, informatics, and health care reform efforts, his goal is to integrate behavioral healthcare with physical healthcare to save costs and improve healthcare quality and outcomes.

Clinical Speciality:

Psychiatry; Psychosomatic Medicine; Addictions; Clinical Informatics


Co-author, "Shrink Rap: Three Psychiatrists Explain Their Work" (JHU Press, 2011).

Editor, Psych IT column, Clinical Psychiatry News, 2012-present.