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Nicole M. Benson, MD

  • Instructor in Psychiatry


Nicole M. Benson, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital and is a clinical informatics fellow at Mass General Brigham and the Harvard Medical School Department of Biomedical Informatics.

Dr. Benson’s research uses data science and clinical informatics to study the ways patients access and receive mental health care in order to identify disparities in clinical outcomes. She is also interested in using technology to engage patients in psychiatric care.

Education & Training

  • 2009 BS, Haverford College
  • 2014 MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • 2014-2017 Residency in Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
  • 2017-2019 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
  • 2019-2021 Clinical Informatics and Innovation Fellowship, Mass General Brigham
  • 2016 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2018 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 2019 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology