Alumnus Jennifer Gatchel Receives Award

Posted: July 15th, 2019

Jennifer Gatchel, MD, PhD, MGH psychiatrist, has been awarded the Hartford-Jeste Award for Future Leaders in Geriatric Psychiatry by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). This is the highest honor that can be given to a junior faculty in Geriatric Psychiatry and is awarded to the individual who has made significant contributions to the field and has the potential to emerge as a future leader. The award was presented at the APA Annual Meeting in San Francisco on May 22 at the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry Presidential Symposium.

McLean Hospital Hosts Star-Studded Gala Honoring Jane Fonda

Posted: June 25th, 2014

Fonda with McLean President and Psychiatrist in Chief Scott Rauch, MD (left), and director David O. Russell (right).

McLean Hospital recently hosted a gala event to honor actress, author and mental health advocate Jane Fonda for her exceptional efforts to educate the public about mental health issues.

Director David O. Russell, who was honored by the hospital last year, actress Catherine Keener and actress/comedian Maya Rudolph, were among the 500 guests to show support for Fonda as she was presented with the coveted McLean Award –the hospital’s highest honor--at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston on Friday, June 20.

“I am grateful for the compassion that McLean brings to its work,” said Fonda, who eloquently and openly spoke about her mother’s suicide when Jane was just 12 years old and about her own struggle with an eating disorder.

In fitting Hollywood fashion, the evening concluded with a surprise ending when McLean President and Psychiatrist in Chief Scott L. Rauch and Board Chairman David S. Barlow presented Fonda with a portrait created by world-renowned Brazilian neo-pop artist Romero Britto.

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