Estherina Shems, MD

Occupation: Child Psychiatrist (Retired)
Born: Tel Aviv, April 15, 1932

Education:
Honorary DSc, Lynchburg College (2009)
MD, Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania (1958)
BS, Lynchburg College, Cum Laude (1954)

Career:
Consultant, Early Intervention Programs, Community Council Health Systems, Philadelphia, PA (1981-2002)
Clinical Associate in Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (1979-1981)
Various Staff and Administrative Positions, Philadelphia Psychiatric Center, Irving Schwartz Institute for Children and Youth (1964-1981)
Assistant Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Irving Schwartz Institute for Children and Youth (1964-1966)
Assistant Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (1962-1963)
Child Psychiatry Affiliate, Youth Study Center of Philadelphia (1961-1963)
Fellow in Adult Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania (1960-1963)
Rotating Intern, Lankenau Medical Center, Main Line Health (1958-1959)

Career Related:
Invited Lecturer, Institute of Pediatrics, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (Beijing), Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; Numerous Consultant/Teaching Positions in Field

Civic:
Vice Chairman, Alumnae/i Association, The Medical College of Pennsylvania (2002-2013); Executive Board, Trust Fund Alumnae/i Association, The Medical College of Pennsylvania (2001-2015); Member, Trust Fund Alumnae/i Association, The Medical College of Pennsylvania (1982-2001)

Awards:
Recipient, Bertha Van Hoosen Award, American Medical Women’s Association (2002); Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (2002); Recipient, Richard H. Thornton Award for Excellence, Lynchburg College (1995); Recipient, Distinguished Alumni Award, Lynchburg College (1990); Recipient, T. Gibson Hobbs Outstanding Alumni Award, Lynchburg College (1969); Honoree, Outstanding Young Women of America (1967); Honoree, Outstanding Young Women of Pennsylvania (1967); Fellow, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia; Fellow, American Orthopsychiatric Association

Memberships:
Various Committees and Task Forces, American Medical Women’s Association (1970-Present); Distinguished Lifetime Member, American Psychiatric Association (2013); Vice President for North America, Executive Board, Medical Women’s International Association (1998-2001); Lifetime Member, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, American Medical Women’s Association (1992-1998); National Coordinator for United States of America, Medical Women’s International Association (1992-1998); Scientific Research Committee, Medical Women’s International Association (1990-1998); U.S. Delegate and Session Co-chairman, XXII Congress, Medical Women’s International Association (1995); U.S. Delegate and Session Co-chairman, XX International Congress, Medical Women’s International Association (1987); Councilor of Organization, American Medical Women’s Association (1986-1988); Lifetime Member, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, American Medical Women’s Association (1986-1988); U.S. Delegate and Session Co-Chairman, XIX International Congress, Medical Women’s International Association (1984); Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society; Psychiatric Physicians of Pennsylvania; The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi; Various Offices, Chi Beta Phi National Scientific Honorary

Family:
Daughter of Aaron Shems; Rachel (Yehuda) Shems
Married Donald Lewis Schotland (1/11/1976)

Hobbies:
Travel; Photography; Music; Reading

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2011-2012, 8th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2009-2010, 7th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 1997-1998, 1st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2011-2012, 11th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the East – 1991-1992, 23rd Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2010-2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2008-2009, 27th Edition (pub. 2008)

CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

© 2016 Marquis Who's Who Ventures LLC

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?

Skip to toolbar