Philosophy of Care
Dr. Shen believes in using biopsychosocial model to provide a comprehensive understanding and care for his patients in close collaborating with patients' other health providers, families, school, and communities.
Dr. Shen is a child and adolescent psychiatrist providing mental health/psychiatric services primarily in an outpatient clinic: Children and Adolescent Psychiatric Services (CAPS).
Dr. Shen has been an APA fellow since 2011, a current member and co-chair of Adolescent Psychiatry Committee of AACAP. He obtained extensive clinical trial research experience at the UC Davis MIND Institute and has been providing teaching and supervision to the medical students, residents, fellows, and other trainees.
He has special interests in cross-cultural psychiatry and in providing services to patients with a variety of ethnic backgrounds and patients with neurodevelopmental disorders.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
M.D., Shandong Medical University, Shandong China 1997
Internship: Psychiatry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT 1998-1999
Psychiatry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT 1999-2001
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT 2001-2003
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2015
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2015
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association
Honors and Awards
Wang Kuancheng Scholarship- from Hong Kong Wang Kuancheng Foundation, 2004
AACAP Pilot Research Award, 2002
Minority Fellow of APA Council on Children, Adolescents and Their Families, 2002
APA Minority Fellowship/AstraZeneca Fellow, 2001
Emily Post Award by Psychiatry Residency Training Program, 2000
Select Recent Publications
Rohit Chandra, Viven Chan, and Hong Shen, AACAP News article: Asian American Student Mental Health – The “Model” Minority’s Hidden Pain, Jan/Feb 2017
Hong Shen and Robert Hendren, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the Specialty Board Review, Fourth Edition, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. Sept 2014.
Hong Shen, Preneet Kaur Dhillon and Malia McCarthy: Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in an Adolescent: A Case Report and Discussion of Treatment. Adolescent Psychiatry. 2011; 1, 355-361.
Hong Shen, Robert Hales, and Narriman Shahrokh, Study Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 4th Edition, APPI, Oct, 2009.
Robert Hendren and Hong Shen, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the Specialty Board Review, Third Edition, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, July 2007.
Hong Shen, Sufen Chiu, and Russell F. Lim: Cross-cultural Issues in Therapy with an Asian American Adolescent. Adolescent Psychiatry, The Annals of The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, Vol 29: 315-342, 2005.