Dr. Fricchione has been at Harvard Medical School (HMS) since 1983 when he was appointed an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and director of the Medical Psychiatry Service at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Since July 2002 he has been Associate Chief of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Psychiatry and Medicine and of the Division of International Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.
MGH Division of Psychiatry and Medicine
MGH Division of International Psychiatry
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Publications by Dr. Fricchione
Fricchione received his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at New York University- Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital and did his residency in Psychiatry and was Chief Resident at New York University's Bellevue Hospital. He also was a fellow in Psychosomatic Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital's Department of Psychiatry from 1982 to 1983. He has taught in the medical schools at New York University, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, University of Auckland and at Emory University as well as at Harvard Medical School.
He is board certified in psychiatry and has added qualifications in geriatric psychiatry.
Dr. Fricchione has been an active researcher and has published over seventy journal articles since 1983. He is a co-author of the MGH Handbook on General Hospital Psychiatry (2004) and Catatonia: From Psychopathology to Neurobiology (2004) and an upcoming book on the connection between depression and heart disease.