Rachel Conrad
Rachel Conrad, MD
Director of Young Adult Mental Health, Brigham and Women’s Department of Psychiatry
Associated editor, HMS Bioethics Commons
Instructor, Harvard Medical School Psychiatry
Member, HMS Center for Bioethics
221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02446

Rachel Conrad, MD, is a chief fellow in child and adolescent psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital. She graduated magna cum laude with a BA in health and societies from the University of Pennsylvania and received her MD from Baylor College of Medicine, Texas. Rachel completed her residency in adult psychiatry at Emory University, Georgia. She is interested in resilience, compassion and well-being among medical trainees and physicians. She has founded several programs to support medical trainees and conducted a large survey about medical trainee distress following patient deaths. She is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

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Elevated Rates of Restraint and Seclusion in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients in China and Their Associated Factors.
Authors: Authors: Geng F, Jiang F, Conrad R, Liu T, Liu Y, Liu H, Tang YL.
Child Psychiatry Hum Dev
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Structural Deprioritization and Stigmatization of Mental Health Concerns in the Educational Setting.
Authors: Authors: Conrad RC, Brendel RW.
Am J Bioeth
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Evidence for elevated psychiatric distress, poor sleep, and quality of life concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic among U.S. young adults with suspected and reported psychiatric diagnoses.
Authors: Authors: Liu CH, Stevens C, Conrad RC, Hahm HC.
Psychiatry Res
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Medical Student Development of K-12 Educational Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Authors: Authors: Reardon R, Beyer L, Carpenter K, Irwin M, Kester K, Laird J, Moore C, Shah P, Conrad R.
Acad Pediatr
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Legal and Ethical Challenges in the Psychiatric Treatment of College Students.
Authors: Authors: Conrad R.
Curr Psychiatry Rep
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Uncontrolled experiments: Treatment of contamination OCD during a pandemic.
Authors: Authors: Conrad R, Bousleiman S, Isberg R, Hauptman A, Cardeli E.
Psychol Trauma
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Duties toward Patients with Psychiatric Illness.
Authors: Authors: Conrad RC, Baum ML, Shah SB, Levy-Carrick NC, Biswas J, Schmelzer NA, Silbersweig D.
Hastings Cent Rep
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Journal of the Harvard Medical School Academy
Authors: Authors: Conrad, RC
A Letter to Our New Interns
Developing Multilingual COVID-19 Educational Materials for Children
Authors: Authors: Reardon, R, Chandrashekar, P, Conrad, RC
Journal of the Harvard Medical School Academy
Factors Associated With Involuntary Psychiatric Hospitalization of Youths in China Based on a Nationally Representative Sample
Authors: Authors: Geng, F., Jiang, F., Conrad, R., Liu, T., Liu, Y., Liu, H., Tang, Y
Frontiers in Psychiatry