Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


    The Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS), is seeking an experienced and passionate leader to create enhanced and innovative services as the Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  CHA, a well-respected, nationally recognized, and award-winning public healthcare system, is one of the region’s leading providers of mental health and substance use care. The Department of Psychiatry has an extensive array of services, including outpatient, inpatient, emergency, and integrated care services for children, adults and geriatric patients. CHA has a longstanding commitment to vulnerable and diverse patients and is proud to serve all those in need.

    The Division Chief will provide strategic direction for the growth and development of the Division, and overall clinical and administrative leadership for all services within the Division.  These services will include the new Center of Excellence for Child & Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Care, which will provide a transformative continuum of patient- and family- centered care for diverse youth with mental health needs. 

    The successful candidate will be a recognized leader with a substantial record of clinical and administrative accomplishments. We are seeking candidates with strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively manage, mentor and develop staff, who are dedicated to appreciating cultural, linguistic, racial and socio-economic challenges that impact behavioral health issues. CHA is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive professional community and encourages members of underrepresented groups across several dimensions (e.g.race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation) to apply.

    The position carries a Harvard Medical School (HMS) appointment commensurate with HMS appointment criteria and candidate qualifications.

    CHA offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403b retirement accounts with matching, generous PTO, CME allotment (time and dollars) and much more.

    Qualified candidates will have relevant experience and demonstrated accomplishments in a leadership position and be BC in psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry.  Please visit to learn more and apply through our secure candidate portal.  CVs and letters of interest may be sent to Melissa Kelley, CHA Provider Recruiter via email at CHA’s Department of Provider Recruitment may be reached by phone at (617) 665-3555. 

    In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, relationship identity or relationship structure, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.