John Herman, MD
Dr. Herman is Associate Chief of the Department of Psychiatry and the Chair of Medical Psychiatry at MGH. He is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is past Chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, overseeing the Commonwealth's 38,000 licensed physicians and the safety and quality programs of its 200 hospitals. Dr. Herman is Medical Director of the Partners HealthCare Employee Assistance Program, serving 80,000 employees and their family members. In 1984 following his residency, Dr. Herman joined the staff of the MGH Psychopharmacology and Addiction clinics. Until 2003, for 14 years, he directed the Department’s postgraduate education division. Between 1991 and 2000, he was Director of Adult Psychiatry Residency Training at MGH. He is past President of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training. Dr. Herman has lectured across the United States and internationally. His primary interest is in improving access to mental health care, particularly addiction treatment. He focuses his teaching efforts on helping primary care clinicians learn straightforward approaches to patients suffering psychiatric problems. He is co-editor (with Ted Stern, MD) of The MGH Guide to Primary Care Psychiatry (McGraw Hill, 1998, 2003) and Psychiatry Update & Board Preparation (MGH Psychiatry Academy Publishing, 2012). Dr. Herman grew up in Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1980. He served a medical internship at Brown University Medical School and a residency in Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Thank You for Making this Year's Symposium a Success!
THANK YOU to our Speakers, Exhibitors, Sponsors and Attendees for making Symposium 2014 the best ever!
Save the date for the 12th Annual Connected Health Symposium: October 29 and 30, 2015 at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center.
October 30, 2014: Technology Speaks at the Connected Health Symposium
Oct 30, 2014: Engagement is King: Will Data Sharing Concerns Prevent Healthcare Progress?
Oct 29, 2014: UA Employees Honored for Their Work
Oct 29, 2014: Doctors are pushing Google Glass to its engineering limits
Oct 29, 2014: 5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium
Oct 28, 2014: Connected Health takes the stage at Partners symposium
EMR & EHR
Oct 28, 2014: Five new technologies from the 2014 Connected Health Symposium
Boomer Health Tech Watch
Oct. 29, 2014: Connected Health Takes the Stage at Partners Symposium
Oct 28, 2014: Population Health and Wearables out of a Sci-Fi Film
HealthIT and mHealth
Oct 27, 2014: Pharma-mHealth project looks to move 'beyond the pill'
Oct 24, 2014: Providers and vendors react to Karen DeSalvo's resignation
Oct 24, 2014: Connected Health companies highlight potential solutions, and what needs to be done to fill
Oct 24, 2014: Can doctors make consumers want better health?
Oct 24, 2014: Telehealth adopters could learn some lessons from VA on how to reach patients
Oct 24, 2014: Relaunched health IT company offers MDs chronic condition patient data between visits
Oct 24, 2014: What will it take to spur regular use of wearables? (Hint, better integration)
Oct 23, 2014: What’s holding telemedicine adoption back?
Oct 23, 2014: Viewing patient engagement through the lens of pathology
Oct 23, 2014: Connected Health Symposium focused on mHealth gear
Pathable - Learn. Network. Connect.
If you are attending the Symposium in October, please join our online community on Pathable! Set up your profile and network with Speakers and other attendees!
Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy About Health Care in America, written and performed by Greg LaGana, M.D., and Barry Levy, M.D., highlights issues of concern to healthcare workers, patients, and others.
Greg LaGana, Brad Ross, and Barry Levy, who will be performing Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy About Health Care in America at the Symposium
SENSOREE crafts wearable technology and interactive installations promoting 'extimacy' or externalized intimacy.
Photo by Gayle Laird
Hooked: A Workshop on Building Habit-Forming Products
In an age of ever-increasing distractions, quickly creating customer habits is an important characteristic of successful products.
Join Nir Eyal, author of "Hooked" and Symposium keynoter in this special workshop, Wednesday, October 22, 6-9pm.