Welcome to MGH / McLean!

We are a vibrant learning community with a strong commitment to providing quality patient care, expanding our knowledge through research and innovation, teaching and life long learning and serving our local community.

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An integrated program across two historic campuses

With training shared across the two historic campuses in downtown Boston and nearby Belmont, residents have access to unparalleled resources in a general hospital and a free-standing psychiatric hospital.

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A culture of career mentorship

Faculty of the MGH/McLean program, themselves leaders in psychiatry, thrive on fostering the careers of the residents. Pictured, from left: Scott Rauch MD, Chair, Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health and President of McLean Hospital; Felicia Smith MD, Director of Residency Training; and Jerrold Rosenbaum MD, Chief of Psychiatry at MGH.

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Building friends and colleagues for a lifetime

Current residents favorite thing about the program? Each other. It’s a common theme, and one that promotes a rewarding experience, both at work and at play.

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Fostering Research and Mentorship

Whether it’s studying the basic neuroscience of memory and emotion, testing a novel therapeutic intervention, or getting involved in mental health policy, our program is designed to help each resident navigate the system to find their future career niche, including a program tailored specifically for the psychiatrist neuroscientist.

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Resident Perspectives


Yvonne Chasser, PGY2

Hello! My name is Yvie and I am a PGY-2 in the adult psychiatry...

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Christina Brezing, PGY4

The final year of the residency gives me a great degree of flexibility...

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Latest Residency News:


Boston, More than Just History and Sports

In a city that is famous for it's world famous sporting events and history, Boston has an eclectic mix of lesser know activities for Bostonian's to enjoy.

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New Program for Residents Interested in Medical Education

The new Clinical Education Program provides additional training for residents interested in educating future clinicians.

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Using Advances in Genomics and Molecular Biology to Untangle the Brain

Dr. Steven Hyman, Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute, was interviewed as part of WBUR's (an NPR affiliate station) new Brain-Matters radio feature.

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