About David Rubin, MD

David H. Rubin, MD, is the director of the Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program and the director of Postgraduate Education for Massachusetts General Hospital. He also serves as the executive director for the MGH Psychiatry Academy. Dr. Rubin’s clinical career has largely concentrated on severe manifestations of psychopathology, particularly in the realm of depression, anxiety, and neuropsychiatric illness. He has extensive experience in inpatient, residential, day hospital, and emergency room care and administration, and regularly performs institutional level consultations to improve clinical standards and outcomes for those environments.

Dr. Rubin is an invited lecturer nationally on topics related to withdrawn behavior in youth, the treatment of pediatric depression, and medical education across the medical student to postgraduate continuum. He also frequently consults to the popular media and was featured in Horizon Films’ documentary The Passage of Time.

Departments, Centers, & Programs:



Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-5600

Medical Education

  • MD, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Residency, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Accepted Insurance Plans

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