Mclean Hospital

Nov 10, 2018

McLean Joins Disaster Health Response Pilot Program

In the coming year, McLean Hospital will be working with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and area health care institutions on a pilot program to show the potential effectiveness and viability of a regional disaster health response system. The...

Nov 4, 2018

Why We Oppose Question 1: Experienced Nurse Shares Her Perspective

In November 2018, Massachusetts residents will vote on ballot Question 1, a proposed law that would limit how many patients could be assigned to each registered nurse in Massachusetts hospitals and certain other health care facilities. This will be...

Nov 1, 2018

Why We Oppose Question 1: A Parent Explains Her Position

In November 2018, Massachusetts residents will vote on ballot Question 1, a proposed law that would limit how many patients could be assigned to each registered nurse in Massachusetts hospitals and certain other health care facilities. This will be...

Oct 31, 2018

Get Out and Vote! Your Voice Matters

Election Day, November 6, is less than a week away, and citizens across the United States will exercise their constitutional right to vote for their local, state, and federal political representatives in the mid-term elections, while also casting...

Oct 31, 2018

Why We Oppose Question 1: Thoughts From an Experienced Nurse

In November 2018, Massachusetts residents will vote on ballot Question 1, a proposed law that would limit how many patients could be assigned to each registered nurse in Massachusetts hospitals and certain other health care facilities. This will be...

Oct 30, 2018

Vote No on Question 1: Facts and Figures

Next Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Massachusetts voters will vote on ballot Question 1—an initiative that, if passed, has the potential to adversely affect health care and specifically, devastate the mental health system statewide. Driven by the...

Oct 25, 2018

Voting on Massachusetts Ballot Question 3

We strive to ensure that McLean Hospital is a diverse and inclusive environment, where everyone feels safe, respected, and free to be themselves without judgment or prejudice, and we firmly stand in support of our friends, colleagues, and patients...

Oct 17, 2018

Ross J. Baldessarini, MD: Celebrating a Pioneer

Ross J. Baldessarini, MD, originally thought he wanted to be an industrial organic chemist, not a doctor. The prospect of medical school didn’t thrill the Williams College chemistry major. He found it to be more like a trade school than an...

Oct 17, 2018

Blood Vessel Development’s Role in Psychiatric Disorders

For decades, scientists have known that gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a key factor in the development of neuropsychiatric disorders. But recent discoveries in the Angiogenesis and Brain Development Laboratory of Anju Vasudevan, PhD, have...

Oct 17, 2018

Discovery @ McLean Hospital 2018

This edition of Discovery demonstrates some of the depth and breadth of research at McLean Hospital. With hundreds of hardworking researchers who hail from all parts of the world, our robust research program has all the tools to bring research from...

Oct 16, 2018

Why We Oppose Question 1: Staff Nurse Shares His Perspective

In November 2018, Massachusetts residents will vote on ballot Question 1, a proposed law that would limit how many patients could be assigned to each registered nurse in Massachusetts hospitals and certain other health care facilities. This will be...

Oct 13, 2018

Why We Oppose Question 1: Thoughts from a Psychiatric Nurse

In November 2018, Massachusetts residents will vote on ballot Question 1, a proposed law that would limit how many patients could be assigned to each registered nurse in Massachusetts hospitals and certain other health care facilities. This will be...

Oct 9, 2018

Kelsey Fellowship Brings Bates Undergrads to McLean Labs

Former Board Chair David Barlow has endowed a fellowship that forges a closer relationship between two institutions that are dear to his heart: McLean Hospital and his alma mater, Bates College. The John Kelsey Fellowship is named after the retired...

Oct 9, 2018

New Collaboration Seeks to Understand Trauma’s Impact on Genes

Why does one person who suffered severe childhood adversity become homeless or addicted, while another with a similar background builds a loving family life and a thriving career? Is the answer in our genes, or perhaps in how trauma affects our...

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