Harvard Medical School Faculty

Jerry M. Blaine, MD, Clinical Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine.

Dennis Burke, MD, Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School.

Thomas G. Gutheil, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Co-Founder, Program in Psychiatry and the Law, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Past President of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law; Past President of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health; Author, The Psychiatrist in Court: A Survival Guide; The Psychiatrist as Expert Witness; Co-author, Mastering Forensic Psychiatric Practice: Advanced Strategies for the Expert Witness; Co-author, The Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry and the Law.

Mark J. Hauser, MD, Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Webmaster, Program in Psychiatry and Law, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

James Hilliard, JD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Legal Medicine), Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; General Counsel, Massachusetts Psychiatric Society; Partner, Connor and Hilliard, Walpole, MA; Author, The Essentials of Massachusetts Mental Health Law: A Straightforward Guide for Clinicians of All Disciplines.

Lawrence E. Lifson, MD, Lecturer on Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical School; Director, Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association; Recipient, Massachusetts Psychiatric Society’s 2012 Outstanding Psychiatrist in Education Award; Editor, Understanding Therapeutic Action: Current Concepts of Cure; The Mental Health Practitioner and the Law; and Psychology of Investing.

Lida Nabati, MD, Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Attending physician in Adult Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Luke Sato, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, CRICO.

Guest Faculty

Joshua L. Abrams, JD, Health, Employment, and Labor Law Senior Attorney at Partners HealthCare System, Inc. (Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital, North Shore Medical Center, Newton Wellesley Hospital and others).

Odysseus Argy, MD, Instructor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine; Founder and President, Odyssey Health Communications, Inc.; Former Adjunct Professor, Boston University College of Communication; Former Host & Moderator, Doctors on Call, WABU TV 68, Boston.

The Honorable Carol S. Ball, Associate Justice, Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Clyde Bergstresser, JD, Founding member of Bergstresser and Pollock, LLC, Boston, MA; Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

David Gould, JD, Managing Partner, Ficksman and Conley, Boston, MA.

Linda S. Crawford, JD, Linda Crawford and Associates; Instructor in Trial Advocacy Workshops, Harvard Law School; Consulting Editor, Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy.