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Amber May MD

Amber May
  • Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist at The Bloomberg Institute
  • Volunteer Faculty of Clinical Psychiatry & Former Director of the Comprehensive ADHD Clinic at The University of Illinois Chicago
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Graduate
Website Profile Type
  • Alumni

Dr. Amber May's statement about CAP Fellowship: 

UIC's CAP fellowship is one of the best programs in the country. Learning from national experts particularly in the specialty outpatient clinics deeply enhances trainees' clinical acumen. My wonderful experience as a fellow in the Comprehensive ADHD Clinic led to my first attending role as its Director.

  • Residency
    University of Illinois Chicago
  • Graduate School
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship – University of Illinois Chicago
  • Medical School
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate
    University of Chicago
  • psychiatry

    Dr. May has a strong interest in treating children and adolescents with ADHD, mood, anxiety and neuropsychiatric disorders.  Her practice model is to serve as a family psychiatrist throughout the life cycle, with a patient population ranging from very young children through emerging adulthood and into parenthood.  She enjoys providing consultation and collaboration with pediatric and primary care colleagues.  Dr. May has a passion for medical education and loves teaching trainees.

  • personal

    In her free time, Dr. May enjoys soaking up Chicago’s culture and fine dining.  She and her family explore various urban nature hot spots.  She avidly reads and writes about child development and parenting.

  • A. May, S. Weinstein, J. Carbray, M.N. Pavuluri, “Neuroscience of Childhood Onset Bipolar Disorder: Translation of Science to Service,A Clinical Handbook for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Onset Mood Disorders, ed. Manpreet K. Singh, M.D., M.S., APA Publishing, in press. 

    A. May, Contributing Author, “Neurocognitive Disorders,” “Anxiety Disorders,” “Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,” and “Dissociative Disorders,” First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship, 4th and 5th eds. L. Stead, et al. (ed), New York: McGraw-Hill, 2016; 2018.

    A. May, Contributing Author, “Mild or Major Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder,” “Schizophrenia,” “Psychotic Disorder due to Another Medical Condition,” “Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder,” “Generalized Anxiety Disorder,” “Anxiety due to Another Medical Condition,” “Enuresis” and “Dissociative Identity Disorder.”  Case Files: Psychiatry, 5th ed. E. Toy & D. Klamen (eds), New York: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange, 2016.

    R. Nejad-Tadayon, B. Gomoll, A. May, M. Hosseini, M. Caserta, “A Case Study of Delusional Perception and Tilted Vision in a Patient with Confirmed Neurosarcoidosis,” The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 2014, 26(3), pp. E13–E14.