David Osser, MD

David Osser, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Harvard Medical School

David Osser is Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School at the Brockton Division of the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System.  There, he is the attending psychiatrist for the Domiciliary Residential Treatment Program for Homeless Veterans.  He is also a consulting psychiatrist in the VA National Bipolar  Telemedicine Program and has assessed over 800 patients with treatment–resistant bipolar disorders.  He has published over 100 academic products with various collaborators, including a book (Psychopharmacology: A Concise Overview for Students and Clinicians – second edition 2015), a website with seven algorithms (www.psychopharm.mobi), original articles, reviews, courses, decision-support software, and abstracts.

Osser is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Psychiatric Times, Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology  and the Model Curriculum for Psychopharmacology  of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (9th ed., 2016) to which he has contributed (with collaborators) 13 powerpoint lectures.  He does ad-hoc reviewing for 18 other publications.

Dr. Osser was the recipient of the 2012 Research Mentorship Award given jointly by the American Psychiatric Association and the American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry “…in recognition of substantial and formative contributions to the mentoring of students and residents throughout a distinguished career in psychiatric research.” In 2015 he received the Stuart T Hauser, M.D., Ph.D. Mentorship Award in Psychiatry, selected by the Psychiatry Executive Committee of Harvard Medical School.

Financial disclosure

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