Eugene V Beresin, M.D.

MGH Clay Center for Healthy Young Minds, Massachusetts General Hospital
Physician Investigator (Cl)
Psychiatry, Mass General Research Institute
Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD University of Pennsylvania 1977
accreditation; adolescent psychiatry; child psychiatry; education medical; graduate; internship and residency; psychiatry; psychological resilience; teens; writing; young adults

Eugene V. Beresin, M.D. is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program at Mass. General Hospital and McLean Hospital.

Dr. Beresin is Executive Director of the new Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds: Developing Resilience through Engagement, Awareness and Media (DREAM) that provides public mental health education for parents and those who work with youth and young adults. Its website is aimed at fostering resilience, preventing mental illness and helping those with psychiatric disorders understand how to get the best possible help.

Dr. Beresin is Director of the MGH Center for Mental Health and Media. He is Director of the Elizabeth Thatcher Acampora Endowment, an outreach program to meet the needs of underserved youth and families in three community settings. Dr. Beresin served as a leader for many national organizations and has won a number of local and national teaching awards. He is director of the year-long required Harvard Medical School third year course, Patient Doctor III that focuses on reflective practice, ethics, professionalism and the patient-doctor relationship. He is Associate Editor and Media Editor for Academic Psychiatry and Associate Editor for the Journal of Graduate Medical Education and has published numerous papers and chapters in a wide variety of topics.

Dr. Beresin has consulted to a variety of television shows including ER and Law and Order SVU. He was Consultant to the Emmy Award winning HBO children's specials, Goodnight Moon and Other Sleepytime Tales (2000), Through a Child's Eyes: September 11, 2001 (2003) and Classical Baby (2005). He co-produced a Parenting Resource website for He was script consultant, expert, and actor in Brains on Trial, a PBS NOVA broadcast (2013).