Chief, Child Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Newton Wellesley Hospital
Publications by Dr. Jellinek
Dr. Jellinek earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, completed pediatrics training at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, NY, and residencies in child psychiatry at Children's Hospital Medical Center in Boston, MA, and in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital also in Boston. Dr. Jellinek is currently Professor of Psychiatry and of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
Academically, Dr. Jellinek has written or cowritten numerous articles and chapters on pediatric psychiatry, psychosomatic disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and the difficult parent among other topics. With Michael Murphy, Ed.D., he developed the Pediatric Symptom Checklist, which is a brief screening instrument that has been validated to help primary care pediatricians identify children with psychosocial dysfunction. Dr. Jellinek has coedited two books and was section editor for the Handbook of General Psychiatry and the Saunders Manual of Hospital Practice. Recently he was Chair for Bright Futures in Practice: Mental Health supported by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, providing guidelines on mental health promotion for infants, children and adolescents.
Currently Dr. Jellinek is Associate Editor for the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
In 1992 Dr. Jellinek was named as Vice President of Ambulatory Services at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In 1996 he was named Senior Vice President for Administration and had responsibility for hospital wide operations, space planning and the Departments of Radiology, Pathology and Pharmacy. In that position he was responsible for developing the master space plan for MGH. In 2001 he was named President of Newton Wellesley Hospital, a 240 bed acute care hospital and, along with MGH, Brigham and Women's Hospital and North Shore Medical Center, a member of the Partners HealthCare System.