Micaela Owusu, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Residency, Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
- Title Assistant Professor,
Associate Director of Residency,
Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Dr. Micaela Owusu is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist with a clinical interest in cultural psychiatry and identity development. She is an associate training director for the adult psychiatry residency program at BU/BMC and the US-based training director for Liberia’s first psychiatry training program where she leads curricular development. Dr. Owusu’s dual interests in medical education, global mental health equity, and cultural psychiatry have led to her focus on medical students and post-graduate physician education in psychiatry in West Africa. Dr. Owusu has led nationwide trainings on physician resilience and authored multiple book chapters and curricula on mind body medicine, resilience, and sociocultural psychiatry.
Dr. Owusu graduated from medical school at Yale University School of Medicine and completed her child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry training at Massachusetts General and McLean Hospitals where she served as the administrative chief resident in her chief year. She is a recipient of the MGH Laughlin Award and an Excellence in Teaching Citation from Tufts Medical School. Dr. Owusu also has a Masters of Science in the Science and Medicine of Athletic Performance from the University of Oxford and continues to hone her interest in mental health of aesthetic athletes.