Steven L. Jaffe,M.D. has been a pioneer in the development of treatment programs for substance abusing adolescents and young adults. He did his undergraduate studies at the Johns Hopkins University and attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed a pediatric internship at UCLA and a psychiatric residency at the Mass. Mental Health Center where he was a teaching fellow at Harvard Medical School. A child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship was completed at Emory University.
Presently, Dr. Jaffe is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Emory University and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Jaffe consults to three adolescent/young adult substance abuse programs: Atlanta Insight Enthusiastic Sobriety Program, the Nelson Price Adolescent Substance Abuse Program, and Recovery Outfitters. In addition.he is a psychiatric consultant to the National Football League. He received the President’s Award from Community Psychiatric Centers, Teaching Award from the Georgia Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and was named ‘Psychiatrist of the Year” by the Georgia Psychiatric Physician’s Association.