Residency Administrative Team

Isabel Lagomasino, MD, MSHS, is the MGH/McLean Adult Residency Program Director. Dr. Lagomasino graduated from the MGH residency in 1996, prior to the MGH and McLean programs being combined. After spending a year at MGH as a junior attending in the APS, on the CL and telepsychiatry services, and in the Depression Clinical and Research Program, she moved to Los Angeles and completed a 5-year NIMH K12 award in health services research at UCLA, obtaining her MS degree in Health Services and commencing a line of research dedicated to improving access to mental health services for underserved, vulnerable populations. She moved to USC in 2002 and was continuously an attending in the resident outpatient clinics. She was the Program Director of the psychiatry residency from 2007-2022 and Vice Chair for Education from 2017-2022. She also recently served as the Director for integrated Psychiatric Services at the LAC+USC Medical Center and was previously the Medical Director of Adult Outpatient Services.
Rahel Bosson, MD, is an Associate Program Director for the residency at the McLean site. Dr. Bosson is an attending psychiatrist, the Medical Director of the PACT program at McLean, the Associate Program Director of the MGH Center of Immigrant Health, and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Bosson received her B.S. in Nursing at Texas Tech University. She then worked as a psychiatric nurse and critical care nurse before going back to school to complete both her medical degree and internal medicine residency at the University of Louisville. She went on to become an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville, where she served as the medical director of the Refugee Health Program. In her role as director, she helped establish a refugee-centered medical home that integrated mental health, community outreach, and primary care. Dr. Bosson has been involved in developing curricula for medical, public health, nursing, and social work students and residents in the areas of immigrant health. Because of her love for psychiatry, Dr. Bosson embarked on a second residency to complete her psychiatry training in Adult Psychiatry at MGH/Mclean.
Nkechi Conteh, MD, MPH, is an Associate Program Director for Diversity and Inclusion for the residency.  Dr. Conteh is  an attending psychiatrist at the MGH Center for Women’s Mental Health and a community psychiatrist at MGH Revere Mental Health Clinic and an Instructor in Psychiatry at HMS. Dr. Conteh completed her medical degree at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, a Master’s in Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health  and her residency in Adult Psychiatry at Duke University Hospital. In her final year of residency, she served as the GME Chair of the Duke Resident Council. She has received numerous awards for Community Psychiatry and Reproductive Psychiatry including , the American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators in 2019, the Group of Advancement of Psychiatry Fellowship in 2019, and American College of Psychiatry Laughlin Fellowship in 2020. She also received awards for her innovative approach to improve healthcare access to women from historically-disadvantaged backgrounds.
Emily Deringer, MD, is an Associate Program Director at the McLean site. Dr. Deringer is the co-director of the McLean resident outpatient clinic, where she provides supervision to PGY2-4 residents.  She is also an attending psychiatrist in the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, where she practices outpatient psychiatry.  Dr. Deringer received her medical degree from University of Michigan Medical school. She completed psychiatry residency and addiction psychiatry fellowship at New York University.
Elizabeth Madva, MD, is an Associate Program Director for the residency at the MGH site and a co-director of the residency’s Clinician Educator Program. Dr. Madva supervises PGY3 residents in the MGH outpatient clinic and has clinical and research expertise in functional and somatic syndromes, with a special focus on disorders of gut-brain interaction. She completed her medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College, psychiatry residency training at MGH/McLean, and consultation-liaison psychiatry subspecialty training in a two year combined clinical and research fellowship at MGH.
Joshua Salvi, MD, PhD, is an Associate Program Director for the residency and serves as the Director of the Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP). Dr. Salvi is an attending psychiatrist at the MGH Center for OCD and Related Disorders and an Associate Director of Psychiatric Studies at the MGH Translational Research Center. He also serves as an Instructor in Psychiatry at HMS. Dr. Salvi completed his M.D.-Ph.D. at the Tri-Institutional Program at Weill Cornell Medical College and The Rockefeller University, where he performed his thesis work on mechanotransduction in sensory hair cells of the auditory and vestibular systems in the laboratory of A. James Hudspeth. He completed psychiatry residency here at MGH/McLean, where he participated in the PSTP, performing research in behavioral phenotyping of OCD and related disorders.
Gaby Chavez is the MGH/McLean Adult Residency Program Manager. Gaby is a graduate of Suffolk University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and Advertising. She brings prior experience working as the MGH Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship coordinator as well as the Harvard Medical School Psychiatry clerkship program coordinator. Gaby particularly enjoys connecting with our residents and is dedicated in supporting the academic and career growth of our trainees.
Nina Ferreira is the Residency Coordinator at McLean Hospital, and she joined the team in 2021. She graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Linguistics and is currently pursuing a degree in Midwifery. She has extensive experience in program coordination and prior to joining the team, she worked as a Program Coordinator for MGH Psychiatry Consultation Fellowship Coordinator , Harvard Medical School and for the MGH Psychiatry Think: Kids Program.