Letter from the Director

LETTER FROM OUR DIRECTOR

Letter from Our Director

David H. Rubin, M.D.

David H. Rubin, MD

Welcome to our website and thank you for taking a moment to learn more about the Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy.

For health care professionals, patients, caregivers and other stakeholders who value the highest standards of clinical care, we develop and disseminate renowned education that improves clinical practice, empowers professionals and patients alike, and leads to better health outcomes.

I hope you'll consider participating in one of our educational activities. One our goal is to create activities for healthcare providers that address the pivotal trends sweeping health care including new diagnostic criteria, shifts toward patient-centered care models, new therapies, evolving relicensure requirements, and more. As clinicians ourselves, we share that perspective with you in all of our education.

Our staff takes pride in embracing the needs of a multidisciplinary, diverse audience. Our education is designed for and involves physicians, nursing professionals, physician assistants, psychologists, social workers, case managers, and many other clinicians. We understand that learning preferences vary - and that's why we offer education via live conferences, online courses, online simulations, e-books, webinars, printed books, and more.

Also, we're proud to be named #2 hospital in the country in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals, and especially proud to be named #1 in psychiatry for a 17th year.

We strive to deliver a rewarding educational experience from the moment you visit our website to the moment you finish your course, conference or webinar. Please send me your ideas and feedback, and we're here to answer your customer service questions any time at (866) 644-7792 or mghcme@mgh.harvard.edu.

David H. Rubin, MD