Shannon Simmons, MD

Personal Statement

I am an attending on the Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit, ​where I provide acute inpatient stabilization to patients with a broad range of diagnoses and presenting concerns. I aim to provide high quality, family-focused, evidence-based care as part of a multidisciplinary team. I am highly involved in educating residents, fellows, and medical students, and serve as Associate Training Director for Inpatient Psychiatry for the child psychiatry fellowship program.


Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans
Tulane Univ.School of Public Health, New Orleans
Psychiatry, Northwestern University - School of Medicine, Chicago
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago

Recent Publications

Knowledge Gained in Journal Club.
(2020 Jun 23)
Acad Psychiatry
Simmons S, Russell D

Models of Interdisciplinary Education in the Inpatient Psychiatry Setting.
(2020 Aug)
Acad Psychiatry 44(4): 504-505
Simmons S, Thompson A

Health Care Reform, Length of Stay, and Readmissions for Child Mental Health Hospitalizations.
(2020 Mar)
Hosp Pediatr 10(3): 238-245
Connell SK, Rutman LE, Whitlock KB, Haviland MJ, Simmons S, Schloredt K, Ramos J, Brewer K, Augustine M, Lion KC

Experiences with the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Milestones: Results of Two Nationwide Surveys.
(2018 Aug)
Acad Psychiatry 42(4): 464-468
Simmons SW, Varley CK, Hunt J

Substance Abuse and Trauma.
(2016 Oct)
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 25(4): 723-34
Simmons S, Suárez L

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