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Prince, Jefferson, MD

Director of Child Psychiatry, North Shore Medical Center
Staff, Child Psychiatry and Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinics, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


Dr. Jefferson Prince is an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, the Director of Child Psychiatry for North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Massachusetts, and a Staff Member at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in the Child Psychiatry and Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinics. Dr. Prince is involved in research into the characterization and treatment of ADHD across the lifespan as well as pediatric mood, anxiety substance disorders.

Dr. Prince is interested in collaborations between Pediatrics and Psychiatry and serves as the Medical Director of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project at North Shore Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Prince serves as a member of the Board of the Children’s Trust Fund. He earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, and completed his residencies in Psychiatry and Acute Psychiatry Service at Massachusetts General Hospital. Subsequently, he completed his Clinical Fellowship in Child Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospitals in Boston. Dr Prince is board certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr Prince is also the recipient of many awards and honors including the distinction of Laughlin Fellow for the American College of Psychiatrists. In 2005, Dr. Prince was selected as one of the ‘Best Doctors in America’. He is the author or co-author of more than 60 original articles, abstracts and book chapters, and he has made more than 150 academic presentations nationally and internationally.