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    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
    • Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital

The Training Office

Lee Robinson, MDInstructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical SchoolTraining Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Staff Psychiatrist, Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Integration

Lee Robinson, MD

Dr. Robinson completed his general psychiatry residency training at Columbia University – New York State Psychiatric Institute, and his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training at Cambridge Health Alliance. He has worked in primary care-mental health integration, providing psychiatric consultation to primary care providers for children and adults, has provided consultation to the Department of Mental Health (DMH) around issues of developmental disorders and works in private practice. Dr. Robinson’s current academic interests include autism and neurodevelopmental disorders, primary care-mental health integration, addressing social determinants of mental health and education. He was a past PRITE Fellow, and a recent graduate of the Kraft Center for Community Health Practitioner Program, in which he studied healthcare utilization patterns for children with autism. Dr. Robinson has been a Team Leader on the Thursday Child Evaluation Team, has supervised and taught adult psychiatry residents in psychotherapy and acute child assessment, has taught the fellows on topics of autism and healthcare reform, and supervised them for psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and scholarly electives. He was the Associate Training Director for 2016/2017 training year, and assumed the role of Training Director in July 2017.

Sandra M. DeJong, MD, MScAssistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical SchoolSenior Associate Training Director, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry

Sandra M. DeJong, MD, MSc

Dr. DeJong trained in pediatrics and General Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA, and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General and McLean Hospitals. She has worked in an outpatient community hospital setting providing consultations and medication management to patients referred from pediatricians, as well as inpatient child psychiatry consultation and private practice. In addition, she served as co-Investigator with Dr. Jean Frazier on an NIMH-funded multi-site research project in the treatment of early-onset psychosis, and has written about the use of antipsychotic medications in children.

In the fall of 2004, Dr. DeJong assumed the position of Associate Training Director in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and became Training Director in July, 2013. Current academic interests include neurodevelopmental disorders, e-professionalism and integrating technology into clinical practice, ethics in child psychiatry and psychiatric education. She is the author of Blogs and Tweets, Texting and Friending: Social Media and the Internet in Health Care published by Elsevier in 2014. She serves on the Steering Committee and the Executive Council of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Training (AADPRT), and is the current AADPRT President. She currently also serves on the Ethics Committee of the American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She participated in the 2014 ACGME Subspecialty Milestones Taskforce to develop Milestones for Child/Adolescent Psychiatry and as Editor of the Child Psychiatry Resident In-Training Examination (PRITE). She stepped into the Senior Associate Training Director role in July 2017.

Roopali Bhargava, BAProgram Administrator, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Roopali Bhargava, BA

Roopali Bhargava graduated from McGill University with a degree in Psychology. She joined CHA in December 2012 bringing with her many years of experience in program/project management and administration. Roopali’s recent positions include Global Operations Manager at an international nonprofit educational organization, Regional Program Director for Earthwatch Institute and Event Manager at the New England Aquarium. In addition to being the Coordinator for the training program she is also the administrative coordinator for the Child Psychiatry Division leadership team at Cambridge Health Alliance.