psychiatrist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Susan Swick trained in adult psychiatry and got a masters degree in public health at Columbia University before doing a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at New York University and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). For the past six years, Dr. Swick has worked as an attending psychiatrist at MGH in the Parenting At a Challenging Time (PACT) program, providing guidance to cancer patients who have young children. This fall, she begins as the Director of the PACT program at Newton Wellesley Hospital's Vernon Cancer Center. Dr. Swick has been active in consultation projects with pediatricians, teaching a yearlong course to pediatricians on psychosocial assessment and working in a statewide project to provide psychiatric consultations to pediatric practices. She is also active in teaching psychiatric residents at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and has a private practice in adult, child, and forensic psychiatry.