Max Fink Collection
(April 18, 2017)


1. All of my records, dating back to when I started out at Hillside Hospital in 1952, are catalogued in the Special Collections and Archives and Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library, at the State University of New York Stony Brook: <>.  Stony Brook, NY 11794-3323.  Tel: 631.632.7119 (t); 631.632.1829 (f). 

             A Finding-Aid indexing of the collection is available at the Library website.


2. A full biography describing the contributions to electroshock, pharmacoEEG, clinical psychopharmacology, opioid and cannabis studies and catatonia has been completed and is being edited. It should be available within a month.


3. A curriculum vitae cites published articles, reviews and published books.  All the print publications are available through the Max Fink Collection, Stony Brook University|Libraries.


4. The archives contain numerous photographs taken at meetings of ACNP, CINP, SBP, ACT, etc.  of members of these societies.  These can be selected, dated and added to the INHN files.


The Archives were established with the encouragement of Edward Shorter and David Healy when they interviewed me for their book, Shock Therapy, in 2005


July 27, 2017