Welcome to the Beth Israel Deaconess Department of Psychiatry Foundation
The mission of the Beth Israel Deaconess Department of Psychiatry Foundation is to educate mental health practitioners and other health professionals beyond their formal training. Our major goal is to provide expertise and information in the field of mental health and related fields to all practitioners and enable them to keep abreast of new developments in research, practice, and theory.
Call: 617-754-1265/941-932-2671, M-F 9:00 AM-5:00 PM EST
Director, Beth Israel Deaconess Department of Psychiatry Foundation – Lawrence E. Lifson, MD
Lawrence E. Lifson, MD, is a Lecturer on Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. He is the Director Beth Israel Deaconess Department of Psychiatry Foundation and is on the faculty of the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Lifson is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the 2012 recipient of the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society’s “Outstanding Psychiatrist in Education Award”. He is editor of Understanding Therapeutic Action: Current Concepts of Cure and The Mental Health Practitioner and the Law and The Psychology of Investing.