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Dr. Surman is the Scientific Coordinator for the Adult ADHD Research Program of the Clinical and Research Programs in Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Surman completed a residency in Psychiatry at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program in Boston, as well as a fellowship in Neuropsychiatry at the Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, also in Boston.
Dr. Surman's research strives to improve the assessment and treatment of ADHD in adulthood, and to better characterize the impact of ADHD as well as its relationship to illnesses that are often comorbid with ADHD. He is author or co-author of several publications, and lectures locally, nationally and internationally.
A subgroup of adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also exhibit excessive emotional reactions to everyday occurrences, and this combination of ADHD and emotional reactivity appears to run in families, an MGH study finds.
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