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 sense of community and adventure
Our residents share a sense of community and teamwork, starting with their first day of orientation. Here, members of the class of 2022 join Program Co-Director Heather Vestal for an Outward Bound team-building adventure.  

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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 Consult Psychiatry; 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

Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo, PGY1

About two months after I started residency, I received a copy...

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Samuel Dotson, PGY2

I’m currently on the PGY2 Blake 11/Community psychiatry rotation....

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Meet the Program Director Team

Latest Residency News:

Welcome to the Class of 2023!

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Harvard Brain Initiative Scientist Directory is Live!

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Meet the Class of 2022!

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