Harvard psychiatrist to speak on Golden Body and Mind


Timothy Scarella, psychiatrist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston and instructor at Harvard Medical School, will deliver the 19th Annual Lawrence and Nancy Golden Lecture on Mind and Body Medicine presented by the Department of Medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Scarella’s talk, titled “Health Anxiety and Inexplicable Symptoms,” will take place on October 7 at noon in room 2120 A&B at the Jacobs School.

Lunch will be served.

Scarella, associate training director of BIDMC’s psychiatry residency training program at Harvard, specializes in the assessment and treatment of health-related anxiety and somatic disorders.

In addition to seeing patients in BIDMC’s consultation, liaison and outpatient services, he teaches and supervises residents in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy, and has worked with residents on university projects involving the well-being of residents and residents. study programs.

Scarella is the recipient of the Henry G. Altman Award for Excellence in Medical Education, the Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring at BIDMC, and the Faculty Teaching Award for the Psychiatry Residency Program. Harvard-Longwood.

The Lawrence and Nancy Golden Lectureship on Mind-Body Medicine was established in 2001 to extend the traditional medical model to a model of bio-psycho-social and spiritual care. Mind-body medicine focuses on the interactions between the physical body and thoughts, beliefs and emotions related to health.


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