Thomas McCoy (2016)

Tom is the chief resident of the MGH psychiatry consultation service and a member of the Perlis lab in the Center for Experimental Drugs and Diagnostics at MGH. His research brings methods from machine learning and natural language processing to questions of risk stratification in the psychiatrically ill. He is supported by a grant from the Stanley Center at the Broad Institute.

Thomas McCoy


Weill Cornell Medical College, M.D., 2012

Dartmouth College, B.A., 2007


Rumshisky A, Ghassemi M, Naumann TJ, Szolovitz P, Castro V, McCoy T, Perlis R. Predicting early psychiatric readmission with natural language processing of narrative discharge summaries. Transl Psychiatry, in press.

Castro V, Roberson A, McCoy T, Wiste A, Cagan A, Rosenbaum J, Ostacher M, Perlis R. Stratifying risk for renal insufficiency among lithium-treated patients: an electronic health record study. Neuropsychopharmacology, in press.

McCoy T, Castro V, Cagan A, Roberson A, Kohane I, Perlis R. Sentiment Measured in Hospital Discharge Notes is Associated with Readmission and Mortality Risk: an Electronic Health Record Study. Plos ONE, 2015;10(8):e0136341.

McCoy T, Castro V, Kohane I, Perlis R. A clinical perspective on the relevance of research domain criteria in electronic health records. Am J Psych, 2015;172(4):316-20.

McCoy T, Perlis R. A tool to utilize adverse effect profiles to identify brain-active medications for repurposing. Int J Neuropsych, 2015;18(3):78.

Castro V, McCoy T, Cagan A, Rosenfield H, Murphy S, Churchill S, Kohane I, Perlis R. Stratifying risk for hospital admissions for fall-related injury. BMJ, 2014;349:g5863.

Fragomen A, McCoy T, Meyers K, Rozbruch S. Minimum Distraction Gap: How Much Ankle Joint Space Is Enough in Ankle Distraction Arthroplasty? HSS J, 2014;10:6-12.

McCoy T, Kim H, Cross M, Fragomen A, Healey J, Athanasian E, Rozbruch S. Bone Tumor Reconstruction with the Ilizarov Method. J Surg Oncol, 2013;107(4):343-52.

McCoy T, Pawar A, Fragomen A, Rozbruch S. Does Humeral Lengthening with a Monolateral Frame improve Function? Clin Orthop Relat Res, 2013;471(1):277-83.

Goldman V, McCoy T, Fragomen A, Rozbruch S. Limb Lengthening in Children with Silver-Russell Syndrome: A Comparison to Other Etiologies. J Child Orthop, 2013;7:151-156.

McCoy T, Goldman V, Fragomen A, Rozbruch S. Circular external fixator-assisted ankle arthrodesis following failed total ankle arthroplasty. Foot Ankle Int, 2012;33(11): 947-955.

Sinnott-Armstrong W, Mallon R, McCoy T, Hull J. Intention, Temporal Order, and Moral Judgments. Mind & Language, 2008;23(1):90-106.


The Stanley Center Psychiatric Genetics and Neuroscience Fellowship

APM Webb Fellowship

NIMH Outstanding Resident Award

Harry and Maida Solomon Award

Ilizarov Research Fellowship Grant

B.J. Benner Neuroscience Research Fellowship

Kaminsky Family Research Grant