The inaugural MGH Public and Community Psychiatry Symposium provided an opportunity for staff to learn about a wide range of ongoing work related to public sector mental health and to forge new collaborations between colleagues.
Department of Psychiatry hosts inaugural symposium
The inaugural MGH Public and Community Psychiatry Symposium took place May 1 under the Bullfinch Tent. Organized by Derri Shtasel, MD, division director, and Oliver Freudenreich, MD, director of the MGH First Episode and Early Psychosis Program, the event provided an opportunity for staff to learn about a wide range of ongoing work related to public sector mental health and to forge new collaborations between colleagues. The formal program began with a keynote address by Albert Yeung, MD, director of Primary Care Research in the MGH Depression Clinical and Research Program, at right. It was followed by presentations from Mark Viron, MD, and Luana Marques, PhD, of the Department of Psychiatry. The event also featured a poster session showcasing the work of some 30 individuals and groups, ranging from medical students to senior faculty.
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