Paul Summergrad, M.D., is Psychiatrist-in-Chief for Tufts Medical Center and Dr. Frances S. Arkin Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and Chairman of the Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization. He is President of the American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry representing all medical school departments of psychiatry in the United States and Canada, and Chair of the American Hospital Association Governing Council for Psychiatry and Substance Abuse Services.
He serves as President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Board of Trustees and served as a member of the APA DSM 5 Scientific Review Committee. An internist and psychiatrist, he is board-certified in Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Psychosomatic Medicine and Geriatric Psychiatry.
Dr. Summergrad can discuss:
- Medical/psychiatric co-morbidity: research, clinical cost issues
- The development of systems for integrated medical and psychiatric care
- Parity and economics of psychiatric care
- Communication about mental health and stigma