Elizabeth Fenstermacher, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry-Child-CHC

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Medical School:
  • MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2014)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Mount Holyoke College (MA)
Internship:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program (2015)
Residency:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program, Psychiatry (2018)
Fellowships:
  • Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Hospital, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2020)
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC

Publications

  • Fenstermacher E, Longley RM, Amonoo HL. Finding the Story in Medicine: The Use of Narrative Techniques in Psychiatry. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2021 Jun;44(2):263-281. doi: 10.1016/j.psc.2021.03.006. PMID: 34049648.
  • Scott ES, Ross DA, Fenstermacher E. Stand By or Stand Up: Exploring the Biology of the Bystander Effect. Biol Psychiatry. 2021 Jul 15;90(2):e3-e5. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2021.05.007. PMID: 34210387.
  • Walker AE, Fenstermacher E, Ross DA. Telomeres, Trauma, and Training. Biol Psychiatry. 2019 Nov 1;86(9):e29-e30. PubMed PMID: 31601364
  • Torous J, Staples P, Fenstermacher E, Dean J, Keshavan M. Corrigendum: Barriers, Benefits, and Beliefs of Brain Training Smartphone Apps: An Internet Survey of Younger US Consumers. Front Hum Neurosci. 2016;10:253. PubMed PMID: 27313521
  • Torous J, Staples P, Fenstermacher E, Dean J, Keshavan M. Barriers, Benefits, and Beliefs of Brain Training Smartphone Apps: An Internet Survey of Younger US Consumers. Front Hum Neurosci. 2016;10:180. PubMed PMID: 27148026
  • Miller SL, Fenstermacher E, Bates J, Blacker D, Sperling RA, Dickerson BC. Hippocampal activation in adults with mild cognitive impairment predicts subsequent cognitive decline. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2008 Jun;79(6):630-5. PubMed PMID: 17846109
  • Dickerson BC, Fenstermacher E, Salat DH, Wolk DA, Maguire RP, Desikan R, Pacheco J, Quinn BT, Van der Kouwe A, Greve DN, Blacker D, Albert MS, Killiany RJ, Fischl B. Detection of cortical thickness correlates of cognitive performance: Reliability across MRI scan sessions, scanners, and field strengths. Neuroimage. 2008 Jan 1;39(1):10-8. PubMed PMID: 17942325
  • Diamond EL, Miller S, Dickerson BC, Atri A, DePeau K, Fenstermacher E, Pihlajamäki M, Celone K, Salisbury S, Gregas M, Rentz D, Sperling RA. Relationship of fMRI activation to clinical trial memory measures in Alzheimer disease. Neurology. 2007 Sep 25;69(13):1331-41. PubMed PMID: 17893294
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

CU Medicine Psychiatry - Outpatient Clinic
1890 N Revere Ct
Anschutz Health Sciences Bldg, Suite 4020
Aurora, CO 80045
303-724-1000

CU Medicine Psychiatry - Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Clinic
1890 N Revere Ct
Anschutz Health Sciences Bldg, Suite 5242
Aurora, CO 80045
303-724-6252

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry, Board Certification (2018)
Clinical Interests
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Deep Brain Stimulation Functional Neurologic Disorders Non-epileptic Seizures

Care Philosophy
I am interested in evaluating patients holistically considering the biological, psychological, and social antecedents of disease. I work flexibly to create with patients and families an individualized treatment plan that addresses their needs.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2014)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Mount Holyoke College (MA) (0001)
Internships:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program (2015)
Residency Programs:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program, Psychiatry (2018)
Fellowships:
  • Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Hospital, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2020)
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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