LAWRENCE E. LIFSON, MD, is a Lecturer on Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. He is the Director of the Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and is a faculty member at Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. He is a co-chair for Continuing Education Program at Boston Psychoanalytic Society and 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 the 2016 Recipient of Tufts Medical Alumni Association Dean’s Award and has received the 2018 American Psychoanalytic Association Edith Sabshin Teaching 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.