James Wilkins, MD, DPHIL is a psychiatry resident in the Massachusetts General Hospital-McLean Hospital Adult Psychiatry Residency Program. He graduated from Bowdoin College, completed a D.Phil. in human genetics at the University of Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, and received an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He is serving as chief resident in geriatric psychiatry at McLean Hospital and serves on the Optimum Care Committee at MGH as well as one of the MGH panels of the IRB of Partners Healthcare. He is planning to pursue a career in geriatric psychiatry with an academic focus on autonomy, capacity, personal rights, and decision-making in individuals with dementia.
Fellowship year: 2015-2016