Wes Boyd, MD, PhD is on the faculty at the Center for Bioethics and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is a staff psychiatrist at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) and is the co-founder of the Human Rights and Asylum Clinic at CHA. Wes graduated with a BA cum laude from Yale in philosophy. He then attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received an MA in philosophy, a Ph.D. in religion and culture, and a medical degree. Following graduate school and medical school, he completed a residency in psychiatry at Cambridge Hospital/Harvard Medical School and also completed a Fellowship in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School. His areas of interest include social justice, access to care, human rights, asylum and immigration, humanistic aspects of medicine, physician health and well-being, and substance use. In the MBE program, Wes teaches "Bioethics Advocacy," "Health and Human Rights," and "Critical Reading of Contemporary Books in Bioethics."
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