Beth L. Murphy, MD, PhD

Beth L. Murphy, MD, PhD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychiatry


Beth L. Murphy, MD, PhD, is medical director of the LEADER (Law Enforcement, Active Duty, Emergency Responder) Outpatient Clinic’s Mood, Anxiety, Stress, and Trauma Track. Within the clinic, she is responsible for the oversight of the policies and procedures of the clinic and is committed to ensuring that first responders are provided with culturally-appropriate and trauma-informed care. Her area of expertise within the LEADER clinic is diagnostic assessment, as well as medication consultation and management.

Dr. Murphy is active in the training of psychiatry residents and in the supervision of nurse practitioners. She serves as a member of the physician liaison team for physicians who are engaged in treatment at McLean. She also participates in trauma-related research at McLean, collaborating with several laboratories

Education & Training

  • 1989 BS in Zoology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • 1999 PhD in Pharmacology, Yale University
  • 1999 MD, Yale University
  • 1999-2000 Preliminary Internship in Internal Medicine, Carney Hospital
  • 2000-2003 Residency in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 2002 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2004 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Phone: 617.855.2297
Office Address: Belmont campus - Admissions Building, Room 305