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Office of Continuing Professional Development


Christopher Palmer, MD*

Christopher Palmer, MD*

​​Dr. Christopher Palmer is currently the Director of the Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education at McLean Hospital, a research physician in both the Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory and the Sleep Research Program at McLean Hospital, and a practicing psychiatrist, specializing in treatment-resistant cases. He is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Palmer has been involved in continuing education since 2000. He has directed McLean Hospital’s department, overseeing their own ACCME accreditation, as well as accreditation from the American Psychological Association, National Board of Certified Counselors, National Association of Social Workers, and other professional societies and organizations that allow McLean Hospital to offer continuing education to a number of professionals in addition to physicians. Dr. Palmer has served on Harvard Medical School’s Standing Committee on Continuing Education since 2003 and a variety of subcommittees for the HMS Department of Continuing Education. He has worked within the Partners Healthcare system, having served on the Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health Education Task Force.


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