ot;,"sans-serif";" lang="EN-GB">Insomnia: varieties and approaches. Medical Grand Rounds, Berkshire Medical Center.

 

 

1993

The psychiatric reality of controversial syndromes. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Westborough State Hospital.

 

 

1994

Approaches to the spectrum of somatization disorders. Biological Psychiatry Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1994

The treatment of the borderline patient outside the 50-min. hour. EM Gelwan MD and K Whitley MD. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1994

An approach to sleep disorders. Medical Grand Rounds, Harrington Hospital, Southbridge MA.

 

 

1995

Agitation, violence and the ward staff. Social Work Colloquium, Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

 

 

1995

Somatization and controversy. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Lahey Clinic, Burlington MA.

 

 

1995

The forensic patient in the community residential setting. Training videotape, Comm. of MA Dept. of Mental Health, Southeast Region.

 

 

1996

Coping with the borderline-personality-disordered patient in the residential setting.  Training videotape, Dept. of Mental Health, Southeast Region.

 

 

1997

Assessment and risk management of the suicidal and/or violent patient. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Taunton State Hospital.

 

 

1997

Suicide assessment, a comprehensive approach for community treatment. Training videotape, Comm. of MA Dept. of Mental Health, Southeast Region.

 

 

1998

Child and adolescent suicide assessment and management. Hyannis, MA; community outreach series, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

1998

Are you getting enough sleep? Duxbury, MA; community outreach series, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

1998

Depression: Hope and Challenge. Interview on Harron Cablevision (Southeast MA) commemorating National Mental Health Awareness Month.

 

 

1998

The assessment and management of adolescent self-destructiveness. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

1998

Psychiatric evaluation and treatment of the aged: what are the options? Paper presented to Pembroke Hospital/Quincy Hospital conference Geriatric Mental Health Assessment and Treatment, The Biopsychosocial Approach, Rockland MA.

 

 

1999

Agitation, Irritability and Aggression: Choosing Your Interventions. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2000

Stigmatization of the mentally ill. Radio talk on The Practical Psychologist, WATD-FM, Boston/Marshfield.

 

 

2000

Geriatric mental health: the psychiatrist’s role. Paper presented to Westwood Pembroke Health Systems/Professional Counseling Center conference Dementia and Depression in the Elderly: a community-based approach, Randolph MA.

 

 

2001

Modern mental health treatment: expectations and realities. Radio talk on The Practical Psychologist, WATD-FM, Boston/Marshfield.

 

 

2001

Psychiatric aspects of epilepsy. South Shore Registered Nurses' Association continuing education series.

 

 

2001

Psychiatric treatment: what lies ahead? South Shore Manic Depressive and Depressive Association guest lecture.

 

 

2002

The medical-psychiatric interface in inpatient treatment. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

Mind over matter; matter over mind. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

How to present a case. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

The significance of the mental status examination. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

Social isolation, loneliness and mental illness. South Shore Manic Depressive and Depressive Association guest lecture

 

 

2003

The varieties of depressive experience. South Shore Registered Nurses' Association continuing education series.

 

 

2003

Loneliness, mental illness and the family. South Shore Manic Depressive and Depressive Association guest lecture

 

 

2003

Geropsychiatry enters the 21st century. Goddard House guest lecture, Brookline, MA.

 

 

2004

An overview of personality disorders. South Shore Registered Nurses' Association continuing education series.

 

 

2005

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: Nature and Mechanisms. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds.

 

 

2005

Dissociation and Dissociative Disorders: Assessment and Management. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds.

 

 

2006

Agitation on the Medical Wards. Emerson Hospital Medical Conference.

 

 

2006

Understanding Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds.

 

 

2007

Polypharmacy in Review. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Medication Treatment of Acute Agitation, Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Understanding PTSD. Emerson Hospital Nursing Grand Rounds

 

 

2007

What’s New in Psychopharmacology. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Further Upcoming Psychopharmacological Developments. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Further Aspects of Trauma-Informed Care. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

SGAs in Agitated Dementia. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computing:

HTML/CSS programming, web design, telecommunications, networking, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word. Graphics editing (Adobe Photoshop, others). Operating system (Microsoft Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Pocket PC, PalmOS) setup, configuration, troubleshooting. Macro programming. Some Visual Basic, JavaScript, Unix/Linux ability. Computer hardware and peripherals setup, configuration, troubleshooting, upgrade and repair.

 

 

 

 

Personal:

Married; father of one son and one daughter. Avocations include: outdoor activities (backpacking, ski touring, sea kayaking, and mt. bicycling). Design, write, edit and publish an online journal of social, political and cultural commentary. Antiwar, human rights and environmental advocacy. Film, modern literature and poetry, woodworking, cuisine, music, foreign travel.

 

 

resume

CURRICULUM VITÆ: Eliot M. Gelwan, M.D. 

 

Address:       

 

Emerson Hospital

 

 

 

133 Road to 9 Acre Corner

 

 

 

Concord, MA 01742

 

 

 

 

tel. 978.287.3512 (office);  978.366.1166 (pager); 9783661166@page.ucom.com (alpha page)

 

 

email:

md@gelwan.com  , egelwan@emersonhosp.org

 

 

 

 

 

Born:

New York NY

 

 

 

 

 

Citizenship:

United States

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

 

 

 

1975 A.B.

Harvard University, cum laude, social anthropology

 

 

1978 Ed.M.

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Program in Counselling and Consulting Psychology

 

 

9/79-6/83 M.D.

Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT 06510

 

 

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Training:

 

 

7/83-6/84

Flexible Internship, The Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge MA 02139

 

 

7/84-6/86

Residency in Adult Psychiatry, Harvard University Dept. of Psychiatry at The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

7/86-6/87

Chief Resident, Community Psychiatry, Harvard University Dept. of Psychiatry at The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

7/86-6/87

Chief Resident, Psychopharmacology, Harvard University Dept. of Psychiatry at the Cambridge Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

Licensure and Certification:

 

 

1984

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

 

 

1984

Massachusetts Medical License 53266

 

 

1990

Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 33142

 

 

 

 

1984

United States DEA Controlled Substances Registration AG3101956

 

 

1993

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registration MG0098562AR

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Appointments:

 

 

7/84-6/87

Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry, Harvard University School of Medicine

 

 

7/87-6/92

Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard University School of Medicine

 

 

7/92-6/94

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

 

 

 

 

 

Healthcare Affiliations

 

 

  • Boston City Hospital:

 

 

1985-87

Assistant Medical Director, Boston City Hospital Methadone Maintenance Program

 

 

1987-88

Psychiatric Consultant, AIDS Program, Boston City Hospital

 

 

1994-95

Consulting Staff, Boston City Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry

 

 

1994-95

Psychiatric Consultant, Mattapan Community Health Center, Boston MA

 

 

1994-95

Psychiatric Consultant, School-Based Health Center, Hyde Park High School, Hyde Park MA

 

 

 

 

 

  • The Cambridge Hospital (Cambridge Health Alliance):

 

 

1986-87

Geriatric Psychiatric Consultant, The Cambridge Hospital @ Neville Manor Nursing Home, Cambridge MA

 

 

1987-92

Medical Director, Lawrence Schiff Day Treatment Center, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1987-91

Medical Director, Fresh Pond Clinic, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1987-88

Staff Psychiatrist, Psychopharmacology Clinic, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1988-92

Associate Director, Psychopharmacology Clinic, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1990-92

Medical Director, Behavioral Medicine Clinic, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1991-92

Psychiatric Consultant, Healthcare for the Homeless, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center (UMass Memorial Medical Center):

 

 

7/92-9/94

Associate Director, Adult Mental Health Unit, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester MA

 

 

1993-94

Psychiatric Consultant, Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital, Worcester MA

 

 

 

 

 

  • Community Counselling of Bristol County:

 

 

9/94-8/97

Associate Medical Director, Community Counselling of Bristol County (CCBC), Taunton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

Medical Director, Taunton-Attleboro Emergency Services and Hospital Diversion Program, Taunton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

Medical Director, Partial Hospitalization Program, CCBC, Taunton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

Psychiatrist, Southwest Area Residential Program, Dept. of Mental Health, Taunton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

Active Staff, Morton Hospital, Taunton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

Active Staff, Brockton Multiservice Center, Brockton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

psychiatric consults to medical and surgical patients, Morton Hospital, Taunton MA

 

 

 

 

 

  • Westwood-Pembroke Health Systems:

 

 

9/95-8/97

Courtesy Staff, Pembroke Hospital, Pembroke MA

 

 

9/97-12/04

Attending Psychiatrist, Pembroke Hospital, Adolescent/Adult/Geriatric Services

 

 

9/98-12/04

Director, Geropsychiatry Service, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

9/98-10/99

Medical Director for Adult and Geriatric Services, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

11/99-12/02

Medical Director, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

1/03-12/04

Senior Psychiatrist, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

  • Emerson Hospital

 

 

12/04-present

Attending Psychiatrist

 

 

 

Other Clinical Activities:

 

 

1986-present

private practice in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy, Cambridge MA

 

 

1997-present

forensic consultation in capital cases, assessment of competency and responsibility, etc.

 

 

2004-present

consultation on computerization of psychiatric practice

 

 

 

 

 

Awards and Honors:

 

 

1970

Westinghouse National Scholar

 

 

1970

valedictorian, Forest Hills High School

 

 

1970-75

National Merit Scholar

 

 

1970-75

Harvard National Scholar

 

 

1972

research fellowship, Harvard University Chiapas Project

 

 

1973

junior Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University

 

 

1975

Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University

 

 

1980

fellowship, Appalachian Student Health Coalition, Vanderbilt University

 

 

1981-83

Hunter-Grubb Fund Grant

 

 

2001

Who’s Who in American Psychiatry

 

 

 

 

 

Committee Assignments:

 

 

1979-83

Medical School Advisory Council, Yale University School of Medicine

 

 

1979-83

medical student convenor, Medical Area Colloquium on Ethics in Medicine, Yale University

 

 

1981-83

Yale Medical School Student Psychiatric Society, co-president

 

 

1984-87

Residency Advisory Committee, Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1985-87

Residency Selection Committee, Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1989-92

Formulary Committee, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1990-92

Training Committee, Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1992-94

Morbidity and Mortality Committee, Dept. of Psychiatry, UMMC

 

 

1996-97

Education Committee, CCBC

 

 

1996-97

Board of Trustees, Morton Hospital, Taunton, MA

 

 

1997-2003

Pharmacy  and Therapeutics Committee, Westwood Pembroke Health Systems

 

 

1997-2004

Medical Peer Review Committee, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

1999-2001

Governing Board, Westwood Pembroke Health Systems

 

 

1999-2003

Medical Executive Committee, Westwood Pembroke Health Systems

 

 

2000-2004

Mental Health Advisory Committee, Plymouth County Correctional Facility

 

 

2005-2007

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Emerson Hospital

 

 

2005-

CPOE Committee, Emerson Hospital

 

 

2007-

MIS Committee, Emerson Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

Memberships and Committee Assignments in Professional Societies:

 

 

1979

Physicians for Social Responsibility, New Haven chapter founder and president

 

 

1979

American Medical Student Association (AMSA)

 

 

1981-83

AMSA chapter president

 

 

1982-83

AMSA national co-coordinator of Humanistic Medicine Task Force

 

 

1989-

American Orthopsychiatric Association

 

 

1989-

Physicians for Human Rights

 

 

1992-

American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

 

 

1994-

Doctors Without Borders

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching Positions:

 

 

 

1986-92

clinical supervision and teaching of medical students and residents on psychiatric rotations in day treatment setting

 

 

1986-92

clinical supervision and teaching of multidisciplinary day treatment staff

 

 

1986-87

developer and instructor, day treatment in-service course on psychotherapy of major mental illness

 

 

1987-92

clinical supervisor (psychotherapy and psychopharmacology), Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1988-92

director, weekly departmental Psychopharmacology and Neuropsychiatry Seminar, Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1988-90

director, third-year residents’ core didactic seminar, Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1988-92

co-ordinator, psychopharmacology didactic seminar, Harvard Medical School students’ psychiatric clerkships, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1992-94

instructor, 1st-yr. medical students’ course in medical communications, UMMS

 

 

1992-94

clinical supervision and teaching of medical students and residents on rotations in inpatient psychiatric unit setting

 

 

1992-94

clinical supervisor (psychotherapy and psychopharmacology), Dept. of Psychiatry, UMMC

 

 

1993-94

co-director, weekly Biological Psychiatry Rounds, Dept. of Psychiatry, UMMC

 

 

1993-94

co-ordinator, weekly Grand Rounds in Psychiatry, UMMC

 

 

1994-95

clinical supervision and teaching of social work staff, Mattapan Community Health Center

 

 

1994-97

clinical supervision and teaching of crisis workers and nursing staff, Taunton-Attleboro Emergency Services

 

 

1998-2003

clinical supervision of crisis workers, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

1999-2003

clinical supervision and proctoring of staff psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse clinical specialists, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

2005-2006

teaching of Tufts Medical students on patient interviewing course, Emerson Hospital

 

 

2006-

clinical supervision and proctoring of staff psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse clinical specialist trainees, Emerson Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

Major Publications and Invited Presentations:

 

 

1972

Some Considerations of Tzotzil-Tzeltal Ethnoastronomy. ms. Harvard Chiapas Project, Peabody Museum, Harvard University

 

 

1983

The Effects of Growth Hormone on Attention in Children with Hypopituitary Short Stature. Thesis presented in partial fulfilment of M.D. degree, Yale University School of Medicine.

 

 

1985

Endogenous growth hormone levels predict attentional performance: a preliminary report. MO Smith PhD, EM Gelwan MD et al. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 6(5):273-8.

 

 

1986

Combining psychotherapy and psychopharmacology in the treatment of the anxiety disorders. Paper presented to Harvard Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry Continuing Medical Education Conference Combining Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology, Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1986

The issue of pain medication for the addict. Paper presented to Boston City Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry conference Substance Abuse: Help, Hope, Health.

 

 

1987

Issues in referring the anxious patient for a psychopharmacology consult. The Consultant (publication of The Psychopharmacology Clinic of the Cambridge Hospital), August.

 

 

1987

Psychological considerations in treating the substance abuser with AIDS. Ambulatory Care Grand Rounds, Boston City Hospital.

 

 

1987

The approach to the addict with AIDS., Paper presented to Citywide Two-Day Workshop on AIDS and Addiction, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital.

 

 

1988

Attention deficit disorder in adults. The Consultant (publication of The Psychopharmacology Clinic of the Cambridge Hospital)

 

 

1988

CFS, FMS, TMJ, PMS: psychiatric or medical? Medical Grand Rounds, Malden Hospital.

 

 

1989

The relationship between substance abuse and anxiety disorders. Psychopharmacology Rounds, The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1989

Controversial Syndromes at the Psychiatry/Medicine Interface. Chapter in The Psychotherapist’s Guide to Pharmacotherapy, ed. J Ellison MD (Chicago, Year Book Medical Publishers).

 

 

1989

Recognition and treatment of controversial syndromes. Paper presented to Harvard Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry Continuing Medical Education Conference Psychopharmacology for the non-M.D. Therapist, The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1989

Weight gain: an adverse consequence of psychiatric medications. Psychopharmacology Rounds, The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1990

Adult attention deficit disorder. Paper presented to the Second International Conference on ADHD, Plymouth MA.

 

 

1990

ADD Adults Discussing Problems and Strategies: An Interactive Workshop. Second International Conference on ADHD, Plymouth MA

 

 

1990

Complex partial seizure symptoms affected by marijuana abuse [letter]. JM Ellison MD, EM Gelwan MD, J Ogletree. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 51(10): 439-40.

 

 

1990

Attention Deficit Disorder Update. Psychopharmacology Rounds, The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1991

What’s on the horizon in psychopharmacological treatment? Paper presented to Harvard Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry Continuing Medical Education Conference, Psychopharmacology for the non-M.D.  The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1991

Can schizophrenia be localized in the brain? Psychopharmacology Rounds, The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1992

The Consumer’s Guide to Psychotherapy. J Engler PhD, EM Gelwan MD and D Goleman PhD (New York, Simon and Schuster).

 

 

1992

Tricyclic antidepressants. Hyperreal Archives (hosted by Erowid).

 

 

1992

The inpatient treatment of the “difficult nonpsychotic patient”. B Szetela MD and EM Gelwan MD, Psychiatric Grand Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1992

Approaches to the agitated patient. Nursing Grand Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1993

The assessment and management of sleep disorders. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Northampton Veterans’ Administration Medical Center.

 

 

1993

The treatment of aggression: how to choose? Biological Psychiatry Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1993

Alphabet soup: syndromes and controversies. Social Work Colloquium, Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

 

 

1993

Insomnia: varieties and approaches. Medical Grand Rounds, Berkshire Medical Center.

 

 

1993

The psychiatric reality of controversial syndromes. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Westborough State Hospital.

 

 

1994

Approaches to the spectrum of somatization disorders. Biological Psychiatry Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1994

The treatment of the borderline patient outside the 50-min. hour. EM Gelwan MD and K Whitley MD. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1994

An approach to sleep disorders. Medical Grand Rounds, Harrington Hospital, Southbridge MA.

 

 

1995

Agitation, violence and the ward staff. Social Work Colloquium, Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

 

 

1995

Somatization and controversy. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Lahey Clinic, Burlington MA.

 

 

1995

The forensic patient in the community residential setting. Training videotape, Comm. of MA Dept. of Mental Health, Southeast Region.

 

 

1996

Coping with the borderline-personality-disordered patient in the residential setting.  Training videotape, Dept. of Mental Health, Southeast Region.

 

 

1997

Assessment and risk management of the suicidal and/or violent patient. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Taunton State Hospital.

 

 

1997

Suicide assessment, a comprehensive approach for community treatment. Training videotape, Comm. of MA Dept. of Mental Health, Southeast Region.

 

 

1998

Child and adolescent suicide assessment and management. Hyannis, MA; community outreach series, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

1998

Are you getting enough sleep? Duxbury, MA; community outreach series, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

1998

Depression: Hope and Challenge. Interview on Harron Cablevision (Southeast MA) commemorating National Mental Health Awareness Month.

 

 

1998

The assessment and management of adolescent self-destructiveness. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

1998

Psychiatric evaluation and treatment of the aged: what are the options? Paper presented to Pembroke Hospital/Quincy Hospital conference Geriatric Mental Health Assessment and Treatment, The Biopsychosocial Approach, Rockland MA.

 

 

1999

Agitation, Irritability and Aggression: Choosing Your Interventions. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2000

Stigmatization of the mentally ill. Radio talk on The Practical Psychologist, WATD-FM, Boston/Marshfield.

 

 

2000

Geriatric mental health: the psychiatrist’s role. Paper presented to Westwood Pembroke Health Systems/Professional Counseling Center conference Dementia and Depression in the Elderly: a community-based approach, Randolph MA.

 

 

2001

Modern mental health treatment: expectations and realities. Radio talk on The Practical Psychologist, WATD-FM, Boston/Marshfield.

 

 

2001

Psychiatric aspects of epilepsy. South Shore Registered Nurses' Association continuing education series.

 

 

2001

Psychiatric treatment: what lies ahead? South Shore Manic Depressive and Depressive Association guest lecture.

 

 

2002

The medical-psychiatric interface in inpatient treatment. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

Mind over matter; matter over mind. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

How to present a case. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

The significance of the mental status examination. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

Social isolation, loneliness and mental illness. South Shore Manic Depressive and Depressive Association guest lecture

 

 

2003

The varieties of depressive experience. South Shore Registered Nurses' Association continuing education series.

 

 

2003

Loneliness, mental illness and the family. South Shore Manic Depressive and Depressive Association guest lecture

 

 

2003

Geropsychiatry enters the 21st century. Goddard House guest lecture, Brookline, MA.

 

 

2004

An overview of personality disorders. South Shore Registered Nurses' Association continuing education series.

 

 

2005

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: Nature and Mechanisms. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds.

 

 

2005

Dissociation and Dissociative Disorders: Assessment and Management. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds.

 

 

2006

Agitation on the Medical Wards. Emerson Hospital Medical Conference.

 

 

2006

Understanding Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds.

 

 

2007

Polypharmacy in Review. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Medication Treatment of Acute Agitation, Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Understanding PTSD. Emerson Hospital Nursing Grand Rounds

 

 

2007

What’s New in Psychopharmacology. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Further Upcoming Psychopharmacological Developments. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Further Aspects of Trauma-Informed Care. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

SGAs in Agitated Dementia. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computing:

HTML/CSS programming, web design, telecommunications, networking, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word. Graphics editing (Adobe Photoshop, others). Operating system (Microsoft Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Pocket PC, PalmOS) setup, configuration, troubleshooting. Macro programming. Some Visual Basic, JavaScript, Unix/Linux ability. Computer hardware and peripherals setup, configuration, troubleshooting, upgrade and repair.

 

 

 

 

Personal:

Married; father of one son and one daughter. Avocations include: outdoor activities (backpacking, ski touring, sea kayaking, and mt. bicycling). Design, write, edit and publish an online journal of social, political and cultural commentary. Antiwar, human rights and environmental advocacy. Film, modern literature and poetry, woodworking, cuisine, music, foreign travel.

 

 

resume

CURRICULUM VITÆ: Eliot M. Gelwan, M.D. 

 

Address:       

 

Emerson Hospital

 

 

 

133 Road to 9 Acre Corner

 

 

 

Concord, MA 01742

 

 

 

 

tel. 978.287.3512 (office);  978.366.1166 (pager); 9783661166@page.ucom.com (alpha page)

 

 

email:

md@gelwan.com  , egelwan@emersonhosp.org

 

 

 

 

 

Born:

New York NY

 

 

 

 

 

Citizenship:

United States

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

 

 

 

1975 A.B.

Harvard University, cum laude, social anthropology

 

 

1978 Ed.M.

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Program in Counselling and Consulting Psychology

 

 

9/79-6/83 M.D.

Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT 06510

 

 

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Training:

 

 

7/83-6/84

Flexible Internship, The Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge MA 02139

 

 

7/84-6/86

Residency in Adult Psychiatry, Harvard University Dept. of Psychiatry at The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

7/86-6/87

Chief Resident, Community Psychiatry, Harvard University Dept. of Psychiatry at The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

7/86-6/87

Chief Resident, Psychopharmacology, Harvard University Dept. of Psychiatry at the Cambridge Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

Licensure and Certification:

 

 

1984

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

 

 

1984

Massachusetts Medical License 53266

 

 

1990

Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 33142

 

 

 

 

1984

United States DEA Controlled Substances Registration AG3101956

 

 

1993

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registration MG0098562AR

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Appointments:

 

 

7/84-6/87

Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry, Harvard University School of Medicine

 

 

7/87-6/92

Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard University School of Medicine

 

 

7/92-6/94

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

 

 

 

 

 

Healthcare Affiliations

 

 

  • Boston City Hospital:

 

 

1985-87

Assistant Medical Director, Boston City Hospital Methadone Maintenance Program

 

 

1987-88

Psychiatric Consultant, AIDS Program, Boston City Hospital

 

 

1994-95

Consulting Staff, Boston City Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry

 

 

1994-95

Psychiatric Consultant, Mattapan Community Health Center, Boston MA

 

 

1994-95

Psychiatric Consultant, School-Based Health Center, Hyde Park High School, Hyde Park MA

 

 

 

 

 

  • The Cambridge Hospital (Cambridge Health Alliance):

 

 

1986-87

Geriatric Psychiatric Consultant, The Cambridge Hospital @ Neville Manor Nursing Home, Cambridge MA

 

 

1987-92

Medical Director, Lawrence Schiff Day Treatment Center, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1987-91

Medical Director, Fresh Pond Clinic, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1987-88

Staff Psychiatrist, Psychopharmacology Clinic, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1988-92

Associate Director, Psychopharmacology Clinic, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1990-92

Medical Director, Behavioral Medicine Clinic, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1991-92

Psychiatric Consultant, Healthcare for the Homeless, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center (UMass Memorial Medical Center):

 

 

7/92-9/94

Associate Director, Adult Mental Health Unit, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester MA

 

 

1993-94

Psychiatric Consultant, Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital, Worcester MA

 

 

 

 

 

  • Community Counselling of Bristol County:

 

 

9/94-8/97

Associate Medical Director, Community Counselling of Bristol County (CCBC), Taunton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

Medical Director, Taunton-Attleboro Emergency Services and Hospital Diversion Program, Taunton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

Medical Director, Partial Hospitalization Program, CCBC, Taunton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

Psychiatrist, Southwest Area Residential Program, Dept. of Mental Health, Taunton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

Active Staff, Morton Hospital, Taunton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

Active Staff, Brockton Multiservice Center, Brockton MA

 

 

9/94-8/97

psychiatric consults to medical and surgical patients, Morton Hospital, Taunton MA

 

 

 

 

 

  • Westwood-Pembroke Health Systems:

 

 

9/95-8/97

Courtesy Staff, Pembroke Hospital, Pembroke MA

 

 

9/97-12/04

Attending Psychiatrist, Pembroke Hospital, Adolescent/Adult/Geriatric Services

 

 

9/98-12/04

Director, Geropsychiatry Service, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

9/98-10/99

Medical Director for Adult and Geriatric Services, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

11/99-12/02

Medical Director, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

1/03-12/04

Senior Psychiatrist, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

  • Emerson Hospital

 

 

12/04-present

Attending Psychiatrist

 

 

 

Other Clinical Activities:

 

 

1986-present

private practice in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy, Cambridge MA

 

 

1997-present

forensic consultation in capital cases, assessment of competency and responsibility, etc.

 

 

2004-present

consultation on computerization of psychiatric practice

 

 

 

 

 

Awards and Honors:

 

 

1970

Westinghouse National Scholar

 

 

1970

valedictorian, Forest Hills High School

 

 

1970-75

National Merit Scholar

 

 

1970-75

Harvard National Scholar

 

 

1972

research fellowship, Harvard University Chiapas Project

 

 

1973

junior Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University

 

 

1975

Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University

 

 

1980

fellowship, Appalachian Student Health Coalition, Vanderbilt University

 

 

1981-83

Hunter-Grubb Fund Grant

 

 

2001

Who’s Who in American Psychiatry

 

 

 

 

 

Committee Assignments:

 

 

1979-83

Medical School Advisory Council, Yale University School of Medicine

 

 

1979-83

medical student convenor, Medical Area Colloquium on Ethics in Medicine, Yale University

 

 

1981-83

Yale Medical School Student Psychiatric Society, co-president

 

 

1984-87

Residency Advisory Committee, Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1985-87

Residency Selection Committee, Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1989-92

Formulary Committee, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1990-92

Training Committee, Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1992-94

Morbidity and Mortality Committee, Dept. of Psychiatry, UMMC

 

 

1996-97

Education Committee, CCBC

 

 

1996-97

Board of Trustees, Morton Hospital, Taunton, MA

 

 

1997-2003

Pharmacy  and Therapeutics Committee, Westwood Pembroke Health Systems

 

 

1997-2004

Medical Peer Review Committee, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

1999-2001

Governing Board, Westwood Pembroke Health Systems

 

 

1999-2003

Medical Executive Committee, Westwood Pembroke Health Systems

 

 

2000-2004

Mental Health Advisory Committee, Plymouth County Correctional Facility

 

 

2005-2007

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Emerson Hospital

 

 

2005-

CPOE Committee, Emerson Hospital

 

 

2007-

MIS Committee, Emerson Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

Memberships and Committee Assignments in Professional Societies:

 

 

1979

Physicians for Social Responsibility, New Haven chapter founder and president

 

 

1979

American Medical Student Association (AMSA)

 

 

1981-83

AMSA chapter president

 

 

1982-83

AMSA national co-coordinator of Humanistic Medicine Task Force

 

 

1989-

American Orthopsychiatric Association

 

 

1989-

Physicians for Human Rights

 

 

1992-

American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

 

 

1994-

Doctors Without Borders

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching Positions:

 

 

 

1986-92

clinical supervision and teaching of medical students and residents on psychiatric rotations in day treatment setting

 

 

1986-92

clinical supervision and teaching of multidisciplinary day treatment staff

 

 

1986-87

developer and instructor, day treatment in-service course on psychotherapy of major mental illness

 

 

1987-92

clinical supervisor (psychotherapy and psychopharmacology), Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1988-92

director, weekly departmental Psychopharmacology and Neuropsychiatry Seminar, Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1988-90

director, third-year residents’ core didactic seminar, Dept. of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1988-92

co-ordinator, psychopharmacology didactic seminar, Harvard Medical School students’ psychiatric clerkships, The Cambridge Hospital

 

 

1992-94

instructor, 1st-yr. medical students’ course in medical communications, UMMS

 

 

1992-94

clinical supervision and teaching of medical students and residents on rotations in inpatient psychiatric unit setting

 

 

1992-94

clinical supervisor (psychotherapy and psychopharmacology), Dept. of Psychiatry, UMMC

 

 

1993-94

co-director, weekly Biological Psychiatry Rounds, Dept. of Psychiatry, UMMC

 

 

1993-94

co-ordinator, weekly Grand Rounds in Psychiatry, UMMC

 

 

1994-95

clinical supervision and teaching of social work staff, Mattapan Community Health Center

 

 

1994-97

clinical supervision and teaching of crisis workers and nursing staff, Taunton-Attleboro Emergency Services

 

 

1998-2003

clinical supervision of crisis workers, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

1999-2003

clinical supervision and proctoring of staff psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse clinical specialists, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

2005-2006

teaching of Tufts Medical students on patient interviewing course, Emerson Hospital

 

 

2006-

clinical supervision and proctoring of staff psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse clinical specialist trainees, Emerson Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

Major Publications and Invited Presentations:

 

 

1972

Some Considerations of Tzotzil-Tzeltal Ethnoastronomy. ms. Harvard Chiapas Project, Peabody Museum, Harvard University

 

 

1983

The Effects of Growth Hormone on Attention in Children with Hypopituitary Short Stature. Thesis presented in partial fulfilment of M.D. degree, Yale University School of Medicine.

 

 

1985

Endogenous growth hormone levels predict attentional performance: a preliminary report. MO Smith PhD, EM Gelwan MD et al. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 6(5):273-8.

 

 

1986

Combining psychotherapy and psychopharmacology in the treatment of the anxiety disorders. Paper presented to Harvard Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry Continuing Medical Education Conference Combining Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology, Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1986

The issue of pain medication for the addict. Paper presented to Boston City Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry conference Substance Abuse: Help, Hope, Health.

 

 

1987

Issues in referring the anxious patient for a psychopharmacology consult. The Consultant (publication of The Psychopharmacology Clinic of the Cambridge Hospital), August.

 

 

1987

Psychological considerations in treating the substance abuser with AIDS. Ambulatory Care Grand Rounds, Boston City Hospital.

 

 

1987

The approach to the addict with AIDS., Paper presented to Citywide Two-Day Workshop on AIDS and Addiction, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital.

 

 

1988

Attention deficit disorder in adults. The Consultant (publication of The Psychopharmacology Clinic of the Cambridge Hospital)

 

 

1988

CFS, FMS, TMJ, PMS: psychiatric or medical? Medical Grand Rounds, Malden Hospital.

 

 

1989

The relationship between substance abuse and anxiety disorders. Psychopharmacology Rounds, The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1989

Controversial Syndromes at the Psychiatry/Medicine Interface. Chapter in The Psychotherapist’s Guide to Pharmacotherapy, ed. J Ellison MD (Chicago, Year Book Medical Publishers).

 

 

1989

Recognition and treatment of controversial syndromes. Paper presented to Harvard Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry Continuing Medical Education Conference Psychopharmacology for the non-M.D. Therapist, The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1989

Weight gain: an adverse consequence of psychiatric medications. Psychopharmacology Rounds, The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1990

Adult attention deficit disorder. Paper presented to the Second International Conference on ADHD, Plymouth MA.

 

 

1990

ADD Adults Discussing Problems and Strategies: An Interactive Workshop. Second International Conference on ADHD, Plymouth MA

 

 

1990

Complex partial seizure symptoms affected by marijuana abuse [letter]. JM Ellison MD, EM Gelwan MD, J Ogletree. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 51(10): 439-40.

 

 

1990

Attention Deficit Disorder Update. Psychopharmacology Rounds, The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1991

What’s on the horizon in psychopharmacological treatment? Paper presented to Harvard Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry Continuing Medical Education Conference, Psychopharmacology for the non-M.D.  The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1991

Can schizophrenia be localized in the brain? Psychopharmacology Rounds, The Cambridge Hospital.

 

 

1992

The Consumer’s Guide to Psychotherapy. J Engler PhD, EM Gelwan MD and D Goleman PhD (New York, Simon and Schuster).

 

 

1992

Tricyclic antidepressants. Hyperreal Archives (hosted by Erowid).

 

 

1992

The inpatient treatment of the “difficult nonpsychotic patient”. B Szetela MD and EM Gelwan MD, Psychiatric Grand Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1992

Approaches to the agitated patient. Nursing Grand Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1993

The assessment and management of sleep disorders. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Northampton Veterans’ Administration Medical Center.

 

 

1993

The treatment of aggression: how to choose? Biological Psychiatry Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1993

Alphabet soup: syndromes and controversies. Social Work Colloquium, Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

 

 

1993

Insomnia: varieties and approaches. Medical Grand Rounds, Berkshire Medical Center.

 

 

1993

The psychiatric reality of controversial syndromes. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Westborough State Hospital.

 

 

1994

Approaches to the spectrum of somatization disorders. Biological Psychiatry Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1994

The treatment of the borderline patient outside the 50-min. hour. EM Gelwan MD and K Whitley MD. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, UMMC.

 

 

1994

An approach to sleep disorders. Medical Grand Rounds, Harrington Hospital, Southbridge MA.

 

 

1995

Agitation, violence and the ward staff. Social Work Colloquium, Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

 

 

1995

Somatization and controversy. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Lahey Clinic, Burlington MA.

 

 

1995

The forensic patient in the community residential setting. Training videotape, Comm. of MA Dept. of Mental Health, Southeast Region.

 

 

1996

Coping with the borderline-personality-disordered patient in the residential setting.  Training videotape, Dept. of Mental Health, Southeast Region.

 

 

1997

Assessment and risk management of the suicidal and/or violent patient. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Taunton State Hospital.

 

 

1997

Suicide assessment, a comprehensive approach for community treatment. Training videotape, Comm. of MA Dept. of Mental Health, Southeast Region.

 

 

1998

Child and adolescent suicide assessment and management. Hyannis, MA; community outreach series, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

1998

Are you getting enough sleep? Duxbury, MA; community outreach series, Pembroke Hospital

 

 

1998

Depression: Hope and Challenge. Interview on Harron Cablevision (Southeast MA) commemorating National Mental Health Awareness Month.

 

 

1998

The assessment and management of adolescent self-destructiveness. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

1998

Psychiatric evaluation and treatment of the aged: what are the options? Paper presented to Pembroke Hospital/Quincy Hospital conference Geriatric Mental Health Assessment and Treatment, The Biopsychosocial Approach, Rockland MA.

 

 

1999

Agitation, Irritability and Aggression: Choosing Your Interventions. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2000

Stigmatization of the mentally ill. Radio talk on The Practical Psychologist, WATD-FM, Boston/Marshfield.

 

 

2000

Geriatric mental health: the psychiatrist’s role. Paper presented to Westwood Pembroke Health Systems/Professional Counseling Center conference Dementia and Depression in the Elderly: a community-based approach, Randolph MA.

 

 

2001

Modern mental health treatment: expectations and realities. Radio talk on The Practical Psychologist, WATD-FM, Boston/Marshfield.

 

 

2001

Psychiatric aspects of epilepsy. South Shore Registered Nurses' Association continuing education series.

 

 

2001

Psychiatric treatment: what lies ahead? South Shore Manic Depressive and Depressive Association guest lecture.

 

 

2002

The medical-psychiatric interface in inpatient treatment. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

Mind over matter; matter over mind. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

How to present a case. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

The significance of the mental status examination. Psychiatric Teaching Rounds, Pembroke Hospital.

 

 

2002

Social isolation, loneliness and mental illness. South Shore Manic Depressive and Depressive Association guest lecture

 

 

2003

The varieties of depressive experience. South Shore Registered Nurses' Association continuing education series.

 

 

2003

Loneliness, mental illness and the family. South Shore Manic Depressive and Depressive Association guest lecture

 

 

2003

Geropsychiatry enters the 21st century. Goddard House guest lecture, Brookline, MA.

 

 

2004

An overview of personality disorders. South Shore Registered Nurses' Association continuing education series.

 

 

2005

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: Nature and Mechanisms. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds.

 

 

2005

Dissociation and Dissociative Disorders: Assessment and Management. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds.

 

 

2006

Agitation on the Medical Wards. Emerson Hospital Medical Conference.

 

 

2006

Understanding Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds.

 

 

2007

Polypharmacy in Review. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Medication Treatment of Acute Agitation, Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Understanding PTSD. Emerson Hospital Nursing Grand Rounds

 

 

2007

What’s New in Psychopharmacology. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Further Upcoming Psychopharmacological Developments. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

Further Aspects of Trauma-Informed Care. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

2007

SGAs in Agitated Dementia. Emerson Hospital Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching Rounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computing:

HTML/CSS programming, web design, telecommunications, networking, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word. Graphics editing (Adobe Photoshop, others). Operating system (Microsoft Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Pocket PC, PalmOS) setup, configuration, troubleshooting. Macro programming. Some Visual Basic, JavaScript, Unix/Linux ability. Computer hardware and peripherals setup, configuration, troubleshooting, upgrade and repair.

 

 

 

 

Personal:

Married; father of one son and one daughter. Avocations include: outdoor activities (backpacking, ski touring, sea kayaking, and mt. bicycling). Design, write, edit and publish an online journal of social, political and cultural commentary. Antiwar, human rights and environmental advocacy. Film, modern literature and poetry, woodworking, cuisine, music, foreign travel.