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If you have any questions please feel free to telephone or email directly the Director of Medical Student Education, John Otis at or (617) 414-2051 or the Educational Assistant for Medical Student Education, Kristen Paiva at or (617) 414-7511.

The Department of Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center is on the same campus and is the primary teaching site for the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Boston Medical Center serves as the principal training location for BUSM medical students during their third year Psychiatry Clerkship and for most of their fourth year Psychiatry electives.

During their Psychiatry Clerkship rotations, Medical Students may be placed at the Boston Medical Center’s Emergency Room, Consultation & Liaison Services at the East Newton Campus, or at one of our ten affiliate hospitals.

Boston Medical Center Third Year Psychiatry Clerkship Sites

East Newton Campus
Isidore Berenbaum, M.D.
Jeanne Horner, M.D.

Emergency Department
Anna Fitzgerald, M.D.

Affiliate Hospital Sites:

  • BayRidge Hospital
  • Bedford VA (Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital)
  • Bournewood Hospital
  • Brockton VA
  • Carney Hospital
  • Causeway VA
  • Mount Auburn Hospital
  • Roger Williams Medical Center
  • West Roxbury VA
  • Westwood Lodge

Fourth Year BUSM Electives offered at Boston Medical Center

Psychosomatic Medicine
East Newton Campus: Jeanne Horner, M.D.

A full description BUSM Psychiatry Electives available both on and off the campus can be found in the Psychiatry section of the Elective Catalogue on the Office of the Registrar’s Website.

To learn about our residency training programs, graduate training programs and fellowships please visit the Psychiatry Section of the BUSM website.


Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine