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Harold J. Bursztajn, MD
96 Larchwood Drive
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone: 617-492-8366
Fax: 617-441-3195
www.forensic-psych.com

Associate Clinical Professor
BIDMC Psychiatry of
Harvard Medical School
harold_bursztajn@hms.harvard.edu


CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

OTHER PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND MAJOR VISITING APPOINTMENTS

AWARDS AND HONORS

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

COMMUNITY SERVICE

MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS

  1. Psychiatry, medical decision making, ethics, and the law
  2. Informed consent and risk management
  3. Trauma and the life cycle
  4. Forensic neuropsychiatric evaluation of disability and diminished capacity
  5. Prevention of violence and suicide by high risk (bipolar, acutely and chronically psychotic, neuropsychiatrically impaired, substance seeking) patients

PRINCIPAL CLINICAL, HOSPITAL SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

EDITORIAL

BIBLIOGRAPHY

COURSE CO-DIRECTOR AND FACULTY

FACULTY

PRESENTATIONS

  1. "Prevention of Violence and Suicide by the High-Risk Patient." Mount Auburn Hospital Grand Rounds, Cambridge, MA, September 15, 1992.
  2. "The Clinician in Court: A Survival Guide," Massachusetts Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Course, February, 1993.
  3. "Malpractice Prevention." Brookside Hospital Grand Rounds, Nashua, NH, March 15, 1993.
  4. "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Courtroom." Panel, American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA, May 26, 1993.
  5. "Psychiatry Issues." Medical Malpractice Seminar for Office of Legal Education, Executive Office for United States Attorneys, Salt Lake City, UT, July 13, 1993.
  6. "Liability for Sexual Misconduct of Government Providers." with Thomas G. Gutheil, M.D., Workshop, Office of Legal Education, Executive Office for United States Attorneys, Salt Lake City, UT, July 13, 1993.
  7. "Competency to Confess to a Criminal Act." American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Boston, MA, 1993.
  8. "Malpractice Prevention in High-Risk Doctor-Patient Encounters." Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence, MA, January 18, 1994.
  9. "Forensic Psychiatric Assessment of Mental Damages." Discussant, Panel, American Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia, PA, May 24, 1994.
  10. "What is Forensic Psychiatry? A Guide for Judges." New Hampshire Bar Association Meeting, January 27, 1995.
  11. "Diminished Capacity in the Criminal Justice System." Seventh Annual Bridgewater, MA, State Hospital Conference, April 7, 1995.
  12. "Fact vs. Expert Witness." Workshop, The Clinician in Court: A Survival Guide, Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education, April 8, 1995.
  13. "Medical Choices, Managed Care and Uncertainty." Medical Staff Conference, Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA, June 9, 1995.
  14. "Behavioral Strategies for Malpractice Prevention in a Managed Care Era." Medical Grand Rounds, Marlborough Hospital, Marlborough, MA, November 30, 1995.
  15. "Violence Against Attorneys, Judges, and Litigants in the Family Law Courtroom." Boston Bar Association, Family Law Section, December 1995.
  16. "Violence in the Courtroom." Annual Conference of Massachusetts Probate and Family Court Judges, Stockbridge, MA, May 10, 1996.
  17. "How to be an Ethical and Effective Medical Witness, Post-Daubert." National Expert Witness and Litigation Seminar, Hyannis, MA, June 20, 1996.
  18. "Effective and Ethical Testimony for Mental Health Professionals." Testifying and Consulting Experts, San Francisco, CA, September 1996.
  19. "Being an Ethical and Effective Medical Expert." Testifying and Consulting Experts, San Francisco, CA, September 1996.
  20. "Dimensions of a Forensic Psychiatric Home Page." American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, San Juan, PR, October 1996.
  21. "From the Shoah to Managed Health: What One Forensic Psychiatrist has Learned about Clinical Ethics." YIVO Institute and New School for Social Research, New York, NY, November 1996.
  22. "Preventing Malpractice Litigation in Managed Health Care Settings." Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education, November 22, 1996.
  23. "Ethical and Effective Testimony for Physicians Accused of Malpractice." Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education, November 23, 1996.
  24. "Ethical and Decision Making Issues in Primary Care Medicine in a Managed Care Context." Vermont Technical College, Vermont Ethics Network, February 10, 1997.
  25. "Surreptitious LSD Administration: Ethical, Toxicologic and Psychiatric Impact on Product Liability Issues." American Academy of Forensic Sciences, February 19, 1997.
  26. "Medical Historical Perspectives Regarding Managed Care and Medical Necessity: True and False." Chairman of Symposium on Ethical Issues in Managed Health Care. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 19, 1997.
  27. "Medical Necessity, Managed Health Care Denial of Benefits, and the Nuremberg Code." Panel: "Medical Ethics: Who Gets the Care?" Moderator: Professor Uwe E. Reinhardt, Ph.D., Princeton University 250th Anniversary Symposium, Princeton, NJ, May 29, 1997.
  28. "Capital Punishment in the McVeigh Case." BBC World Services. Cambridge, MA, June 13, 1997.
  29. "Managed Health Care: Protecting the Quality of Care in the Clinic and the Courtroom." Saints Memorial Medical Center, Lowell, MA, July 9, 1997.
  30. "Why Do They Do It? Motivation of Violent Criminals." National Association of Legal Secretaries Annual Meeting and Educational Conference, Boston, MA, July 26, 1997.
  31. "Substituting Alliance for Alienation: Supporting the Human Side in Changing Health Care." Advanced Risk Management Seminar, New England Health Care Assembly, Falmouth, MA, July 28, 1997.
  32. "Clinical Ethics and Shared Decision-Making with Patients and Their Families." Healthcare Educational and Research Fund and Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga, NY, September 18, 1997.
  33. "Working with High-Risk Patients and Families to Turn Alienation into Patient Loyalty." Healthcare Educational and Research Fund and Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga, NY, September 18, 1997.
  34. "High-Risk Patients and Families in Chronic Illness Situations." Physicians' Meeting, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, October 8, 1997.
  35. "Protecting Yourself from Potential Litigation from Employees and Patients." Harvard School of Public Health conference: "Leadership in Evolving Health Care Systems." Boston, MA, November 4, 1997.
  36. "Forensic Psychiatry and Brain Imaging." Harvard Medical School, Advanced Workshop, "Liability Prevention" postgraduate course, Boston, MA, November 22, 1997.
  37. "Sexual Harassment Post-Daubert." Presidential Panel, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, San Francisco, CA, February, 1998.
  38. "Exploring the Consequences of a National Health Care Data Base: Cyberspace Medicine." Harvard Law School Berkman Center: "Privacy and Cyber/Spaces: Government Databanks and Identification. Medical and Other Instances," Cambridge, MA, May 13, 1998.
  39. "Values in the Physician-Patient-Managed Health Care Relationship." American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 1, 1998.
  40. "Employment Disability and Accommodation Dilemmas." American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 4, 1998.
  41. "Sexual Misconduct in Managed Health Care Settings." Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute: "Sexual Misconduct by Psychotherapists, Other Health Care Professionals, and Clergy: Prevention and Treatment of Boundary Violations by Professionals." Chestnut Hill, MA, October 4, 1998.
  42. "Boundary Violations: How are they defined in the patient-physician relationship?" Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, MA, October 7, 1998.
  43. "Risk Management: How to reduce medical malpractice suits." Sheraton-Newton Hotel, Newton, MA, October 10-11, 1998.
  44. "Post-Daubert Sexual Harassment Expert." 1998 Annual Meeting Program, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 22, 1998.
  45. "Functional Brain Imaging and Criminal Behavior," with Lisa Acosta, BA. 1998 Annual Meeting Program, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, New Orleans, LA, October 23, 1998.
  46. "Protecting Yourself from Potential Litigation from Employees and Patients." Harvard School of Public Health: "Leadership in Evolving Health Care Systems." Boston, MA, November 4, 1998.
  47. "Ethical and Legal Issues in Managed Health Care." Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, November 11, 1998.
  48. "Ethical & Technical Effects of Daubert on Experts' Opinions." Harvard Medical School: "The Mental Health Clinician in Court: A Survival Guide." Boston, MA, November 21, 1998.
  49. "Managed Care, Standards of Care & Informed Consent: How to Present Your Medical Opinion." Harvard Medical School: "Medical and Surgical Practitioners in Court: A Survival Guide." Boston, MA, November 21, 1998.
  50. "When Am I Going To Be Sued: How Can Physicians, Lawyers, and Surgeons Prevent Malpractice, Sexual Misconduct, and Employee Litigation?" Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence, MA, January 13, 1999.
  51. "Forensic Psychiatry and Brain Imaging Testimony Post-Daubert." New England School of Law: "Criminal and Civil Issues Concerning the Mentally Ill: Lawyers, Courts & Mental Health Professionals." Boston, MA, January 27, 1999.
  52. "An Essential Guide to Ethical and Effective Conflict Resolution via an Objective Expert's Deposition." SEAK Inc. "National Medical Witness Summit." Fort Lauderdale, FL, February 20-21, 1999.
  53. "Boundary Violations: How to Avoid the Slippery Slope." The Massachusetts Medical Society. Holyoke, MA, March 10, 1999.
  54. "Clinical Responses to Managed Health Care." American Psychiatric Association, Washington, DC, May 18, 1999.
  55. "Beyond the Court-Appointed Custody Expert Post-Daubert." American Psychological Association Convention: "Abusive Practices in Divorce Cases: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Dilemmas." Boston, MA, August 23, 1999.
  56. "Brain Imaging and Child Development." Watertown Public School, Watertown, MA, November 4, 1999.
  57. "Premises Liability: Ethical and Effective Psychological and Psychiatric Evaluation Post-Daubert." ICLE, Atlanta, GA, November 5, 1999.
  58. "Ethical & Technical Effects of Daubert on Experts' Opinions." Four Seasons Hotel, Boston, MA, December 11, 1999.
  59. "Legal Issues of Psychopharmacology." Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, April 21, 2000.
  60. "Maintaining Your Credibility & Integrity." SEAK Inc., National Expert Witness & Litigation Seminar, Hyannis, MA, June 16, 2000.
  61. "The Physician Expert In Court: Ethical and Effective Testimony." Harvard Medical School CME: "The Mental Health Clinician in Court: A Survival Guide." Boston, MA, December 2, 2000.
  62. "The Forensic Expert: Beyond It Is Because I Say So." Harvard Medical School: "The Mental Health Clinician in Court: A Survival Guide." Boston, MA, December 2, 2000.
  63. "Talking to pre-K to Grade 6 Children about 9/11." Atrium School Consultation, Watertown, MA, September, 11, 2001.
  64. "Protecting Human Research Subjects: Ethical, Regulatory and Scientific Considerations." Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, October 15, 2001.
  65. "The Shoah and its Aftermath on Film: Thoughts on Professional Ethics." American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law, 31st Annual AAPL, A/V session, Boston, MA, October 26, 2001.
  66. "New Developments in Informed Consent, PTSD, Addictions, Medical Care and the Mental Health Clinician." Harvard Medical School CME: "The Mental Health Clinician in Court: A Survival Guide." Boston, MA, December 1, 2001.
  67. "Protecting Patient Mental Health Care and Public Safety after 9/11." Hawaii County Community Mental Health Center, Adult Mental Health Division, Dept. of Health, Hilo Island, Hawaii, February 21, 2002.
  68. "Aftermath of 9/11 - The Sixth-Month Anniversary." New England Cable News, March 10, 2002.
  69. "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for Physicians and Surgeons." Exeter Hospital Medical & Surgical Staff Grand Rounds, Exeter, NH, April 30, 2002.
  70. "The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Spectrum for Physicians and Surgeons." CME Grand Rounds, Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH, April 2002.
  71. "'Our Children': The aftermath of becoming an orphan post the Shoah." A/V Presentation, American Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia, PA, May 2002.
  72. "Prison Expansion and Recidivism." Public Television Documentary Film sponsored by the Martin Luther King Institute, Washington, D.C., July 3, 2002 Interview.
  73. "Who Killed Tutankhamun?" Discovery Channel, October 6, 2002.
  74. "Hunting the Sniper; Does He Have a Profile?" New England Cable News, October 17, 2002 Interview.
  75. "Profiling the Washington DC Area Sniper." CNN, October 21, 2002 Interview.
  76. "The Death Penalty and Post-Atkins Concerns." American Bar Association, Editorial Advisory Board to the Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter Commission, Washington DC, November 15-16, 2002.
  77. "The Origins of Violence in Human Society." Harvard Hillel, Cambridge, MA, November 20, 2002.
  78. "Mind Games: Paranormal Phenomena." WCVB-TV, Chronicle, Boston, MA, April 23, 2003.
  79. "Who Killed Julius Caesar?" Discovery Channel, April 27, 2003.
  80. "Patient Responsibility for Addiction to Prescribed Substances." American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May 19, 2003.
  81. Workshop: "Post-Genocide Psychological Trauma in Film: Under the Domim Tree." American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May 20, 2003.
  82. "Epilepsy and Empire, Caveat Caesar." Harvard Magazine. September-October 2003: Volume 106, Number 1, Page 19.
  83. "Patient Responsibility for Addiction to Prescribed Medicines." Institute of Psychiatric Services Workshop, Boston, MA, October 29, 2003.
  84. "People in the News, Michael Jackson," CNN, January 17-18, 2004.
  85. "The Ides of March." Discovery Channel, air date March 17, 2004.
  86. "Ethical, Clinical and Forensic Issues in Pain Management." Mass General Hospital/New England Medical Center Pain Care Unit, Boston, MA, April 7, 2004.
  87. "Functional Imaging in Court: Uses and Controversies." American Psychiatric Association, 2004 Annual Meeting, New York City, May 3, 2004.
  88. "Postgenocide Psychological Trauma in Film, The Summer of Aviya." American Psychiatric Association, 2004 Annual Meeting, New York City, May 5, 2004.
  89. "Avoiding Dual-Agency Pitfalls of Work-related Neuropsychiatric Impairments." American Psychiatric Association, 2004 Annual Meeting, New York City, May 6, 2004.
  90. "Who Killed Julius Caesar? A new take on Caesar's death." Harvard Club of France, Paris, France, June 22, 2004.
  91. "Columbus: Secrets from the Grave." Discovery Channel, August 1, 2004.
  92. "Revisiting a Death Foretold: Discovering New Questions for a Classic Mystery." The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, October 4, 2004.
  93. "Efficacy of Zyprexa vs. Alternative Therapies: Risk-Benefit Analysis." Zyprexa Conference presented by Scientific Evidence, Houston, TX, October 14, 2004.
  94. "Correctional Risk Management." Correctional Association of Massachusetts Conference, Milford, MA, October 26, 2004.
  95. "The Body of Adolph Hitler." Discovery Channel, to air October 2004.
  96. "The Body of JFK." Discovery Channel, to air October 2004.
  97. "Becoming expert on experts: from the classics to forensic neuropsychiatry." Federal Bar Association, Chattanooga, TN, November 11, 2004.
  98. "Who Killed Alexander the Great?" Discovery Channel, November 24, 2004.
  99. "The Mysterious Death of Cleopatra." Discovery Channel, December 6, 2004.
  100. "Clinical expertise in medical product litigation: On not losing in translation." American Conference Institute's Drug and Medical Device Litigation Conference, New York, NY, December 14, 2004.
  101. "Forensic Neuropsychiatry of Decision-Making: The Ides of March." McLean Hospital Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education Grand Rounds, Belmont, MA, March 10, 2005.
  102. "Loss, Grief, Memory, and Recovery: From the Shoah to Medical Education in the Humanities." Cambridge Health Alliance, Kenneth B. Schwartz Medical Education in the Humanities Lecture for the Julie Baer art exhibition, Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA, April, 2005.
  103. "Standards for experts post-Daubert." Continuing Legal Education Institute of Georgia, May 6, 2005.
  104. "TRAUMA: New Developments in Psychoanalysis." IPA 44th Congress, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July 2005.
  105. "Post-Daubert Standards in Forensic Neuropsychiatry." American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, February 23, 2006.
  106. "Going to the Heart of the Matter in Patient Interviews." American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, May 25, 2006.
  107. "Childhood Trauma in Film: Undzere Kinder (Our Children)." World Psychiatric Association International Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, July 15, 2006.
  108. "Very Hot Cold Cases." American Association for Medical Transcription Annual Convention & Expo, Boston, MA, August 2006.
  109. "Reflections on My Father's Experience with Doctors During the Shoah (1939-1945)." Boston University, Boston, MA, November 16, 2006.
  110. "Going to the Heart of the Matter in Patient Interviews." American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, May 21, 2007.
  111. "An Analysis Regarding the Effects of Workplace Racial Discrimination and Harassment on Intimate Relationships and Sexual Function." 30th Anniversary Congress of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health, Padua, Italy, June 26, 2007.
  112. "Childhood Trauma in Film: Undzere Kinder (Our Children)." 30th Anniversary Congress of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health, Padua, Italy, June 26, 2007.
  113. "Childhood Trauma in Film: Unzere Kinder (Our Children; Poland 1948)." YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York City, November 4, 2007.
  114. "Forgetting and Remembering in Poetry and Psychoanalysis." The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute Special Members Seminar, Boston, November 12, 2007.
  115. "Why a psychodynamically informed forensic psychiatry matters: the strange case of the unspeakability of sexual dysfunction as a consequence of racial harassment and discrimination." Risk Factors in the Workplace: Social Policy and Ethics Conference, Montreal, Quebec, November 30, 2007.
  116. "Kumho for Clinicians in the Courtroom." Lorman Education Services Teleconference, December 5, 2007.
  117. "State of IL v. Aubrey D. Tucker, Jr." Harvard Law School "Capital Punishment in America," February 26, 2008.
  118. "Unmasking the Sophisticated Malingerer in Individual and Group Claims." Medical Malpractice Seminar, National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, May 22, 2008.
  119. "Elvin Semrad’s Interviewing Fundamentals for High-Pressure Clinical, Forensic, and Educational Contexts." American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, May 7, 2008.
  120. "Emerging Roles, Trends, and Risk Management for Family Court-Involved Psychologists." American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA, August 14, 2008.
  121. "Forensic Psychiatric & Legal Perspectives on Law & Memory." MCLE Program, Boston, MA, August 14, 2008.
  122. "Evaluating Injury and Emotional Pain in Psychological Claims." National Advocacy Center Basic Employment Discrimination Seminar, Columbia, SC, April 9, 2009.
  123. "Conflicts of Interest in Hospice Care." Beacon Hospice Ethics Committee, Brookline, MA, June 12, 2009.
  124. "Treating the Person, Not the Disease." International Society for the Psychological Treatment of the Schizophrenias and Other Psychoses (ISPS), Copenhagen, Denmark, June 15, 2009.
  125. "Health Care in the Lodz Ghetto: Care, Compliance, Conscience and Resistance." Surgical Grand Rounds, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, July 8, 2009.
  126. "Unmasking the Sophisticated Malingerer and Misattributer in Workers’ Compensation Claims." SEAK National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Cape Cod, MA, July 20, 2009.
  127. "Health Care in the Ghetto of Lodz: Care, Compliance, Conscience and Resistance. " Maimonides Society of Harvard Medical School, November 10, 2009.
  128. "Health Care in the Ghetto of Lodz." Leonard Morse Hospital at MetroWest Medical Center, Natick, MA, November 30, 2009.
  129. "Addressing Psychological Issues in Medical Malpractice Cases." Medical Malpractice Seminar, National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, December 3, 2009.
  130. "Detecting Malingering and Misattribution." Medical Malpractice Seminar, National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, December 3, 2009.
  131. "Fundamentals of Suicide Assessment." Program in Psychiatry and the Law at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, January 20, 2010.
  132. "Health Care in the Ghetto of Lodz: Care, Compliance, Conscience and Resistance." Massachusetts Mental Health Center Noon Conference Series, January 27, 2010.
  133. "Informed Consent for Antidepressant Administration." Program in Psychiatry and the Law at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, February 10, 2010.
  134. "Health Care in the Ghetto of Lodz: Care, Compliance, Conscience and Resistance." Arlington High School, Arlington, MA, March 15, 2010.
  135. "Learning about Patient Care and Informed Consent from the Lodz Ghetto: The Optimism of Choice." Plastic Surgery Division Rounds, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, March, 2010.
  136. "Elvin Semrad Poetic Interview meets DSM Prosaic Bullet Points." Chair, Special Open Members Seminar, The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Boston, MA, April 5, 2010.
  137. "Learning about Patient Care and Informed Consent from the Lodz Ghetto: The Optimism of Choice." Psychiatry Laboratory Meeting, Massachusetts Mental Health Center/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, April, 2010.
  138. "Psychiatry and the Law." One Day Workshop, Bureau of Prisons Legal/Mental Health Issues Training, Naval Station, Point Loma, San Diego, CA, May 13, 2010.
  139. "Unmasking the Sophisticated Malingerer and Misattributer in Workers’ Compensation Claims." SEAK National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Cape Cod, MA, July 19, 2010.
  140. "Ethics and Neurology: Informed Consent and Decision Making Competency." Neurology Grand Rounds, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, September 24, 2010.
  141. "Off The Couch: Psychoanalysis Goes to the Movies presents Fair Game." Discussion Leader, Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline, MA, November 9, 2010.
  142. "Interviewing the Complex Patient." Pschodynamic Psychiatry Grand Rounds, HMS Psychiatry Residency at the VA Boston Healthcare System, January 12, 2011..
  143. "You Can Kill Us But You Can’t Humiliate Us." Speaker, Special Open Members Seminar, The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Boston, MA, March 7, 2011.
  144. "You Can Kill Us But You Cannot Himiliate Us: Integrity and Moral Decision Making Amidst Mortal Danger in the Lodz Ghetto, 1940-1945." Invited Speaker, Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, March 11, 2011.
  145. "Preventing Undue Influence in Internet Pharmaceutical Marketing.” Medicine 2.0: Legal and Ethical Dilemmas of Online Medicine International Conference, University of Haifa Faculty of Law, Haifa, Israel, April 7, 2011.
  146. "Health Care in the Lodz Ghetto." Holocaust Remembrance Program, Temple Tifereth Israel, Malden, MA, April 28, 2011.
  147. "You Can Kill Us But You Can’t Humiliate Us, Part 2: How Do People Survive with Integrity In the Face of Humiliation and Terror?" Speaker, Special Open Members Seminar, The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Boston, MA, May 2, 2011.
  148. "Informed Consent for the Unhappy Plastic Surgery Patient." Presenter, Plastic Surgery Division Rounds, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA, May 24, 2011.
  149. "Informed Consent Continued: The Anatomy of an Interview with an Unhappy Patient at High Risk for an Unhappy Outcome." Presenter, Plastic Surgery Education Rounds, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA, June 7, 2011.
  150. "Evaluating Injury and Emotional Pain in Psychological Claims." Basic Employment Discrimination Seminar, National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, June 22, 2011.
  151. "The Impact of Pharmaceutical Industry Influence on Psychiatric Decision Making." International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Humboldt University Faculty of Law, Berlin, Germany, July 18, 2011.
  152. "You Can Kill Us But You Cannot Humiliate Us." International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Humboldt University Faculty of Law, Berlin, Germany, July 19, 2011.
  153. "Narcissism, Envy and the Role of the German Medical Society in the Nazi Party." International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Humboldt University Faculty of Law, Berlin, Germany, July 19, 2011.
  154. "Forensic and Ethics Controversies." Discussant, International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Humboldt University Faculty of Law, Berlin, Germany, July 19, 2011.
  155. "Impact on the Evaluation and Management of Psychiatric Disability in the Workplace." International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Humboldt University Faculty of Law, Berlin, Germany, July 19, 2011.
  156. "Interview Gone Wrong: Case Studies." Working with Victims and Traumatized Witnesses of Violent Crime, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts, September 21, 2011.
  157. "Interview Techniques/Strategies: Demonstrations." Working with Victims and Traumatized Witnesses of Violent Crime, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts, September 21, 2011.
  158. Psychodynamic Grand Rounds, HMS Psychiatry Residency at South Shore Brockton VA, Brockton, MA, January 11, 2012.
  159. Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, March 8, 2012.
  160. "How Can We Reduce Online Pharmaceutical Mismarketing?" U.S. Food and Drug Administration, National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, August, 2012.
  161. "What Can Be Done about Misinformation in Online Pharmaceutical Marketing?" Poster Presentation, Medicine 2.0 ’12, Boston, MA, September 15-16, 2012.
  162. "Coerced conversions and the unconscionable contracts of conflict and grief from The Merchant of Venice to Shoah’s aftermath." Discussant, Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute Special Members Seminar, Boston, MA, October 15, 2012.
  163. "Undue Influence in Online Pharmaceutical Marketing." American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 43rd Annual Meeting, Le Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 27, 2012.
  164. "Psychoanalysis Goes to the Movies: Off the Couch Presents Quartet." Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute's Off the Couch, Coolidge Corner Theater, Brookline, MA, February 19, 2013.
  165. "A forensic psychiatrist‘s look at the testamentary capacity of Julius Caesar." Law Librarians of New England Spring Meeting, Boston, MA, March 8, 2013.
  166. "The Mass Murder Psychological Autopsy: Considering Subjectivity of Interview Data." Harvard Psychiatry Research Day Poster Session and Mysell Lecture, Boston, MA, April 10, 2013.
  167. "Addressing Pharmaceutical Industry Undue Influence on Psychiatric Treatment in the Internet Age." International Academy of Law and Mental Health, 23rd International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday, July 15, 2013.
  168. "What Can Today’s Public and the Health Care Profession Learn from Medical Profession Practices which Preceded and Accompanied the Shoah, 1939-1945?" International Academy of Law and Mental Health, 23rd International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday, July 15, 2013.
  169. "Calamity and Character Development." The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis, 17th International Congress, Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, August 25, 2013.
  170. "The Forensic Interview & Diminished Capacity Examinations: Deconstructing the Forensic Interview, Forensic Instruments Used, and DSM Diagnosis." National Forum on Forensic Mental Health and The Law Forum, Denver, CO, Thursday, September 19, 2013.
  171. "Informant Memory in the Mass Murder Psychological Autopsy." American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 44th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Friday, October 25, 2013.
  172. "When Attorneys Withhold Material from Psychiatric Experts." American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 44th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Saturday, October 26, 2013.
  173. "The study of massive psychic trauma and resilience is fundamental for ethically informed psychiatric diagnosis, treatment and forensic evaluation." UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 9th World Conference, Naples, Italy, Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
  174. "Evaluating Compensatory Damage Claims." Basic Employment Discrimination Seminar, National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
  175. "Psychoanalysis Goes to the Movies: Off the Couch Presents Belle." Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute’s Off the Couch, Coolidge Corner Theater, Brookline, MA, May 20, 2014.
  176. "Forensic Psychiatric Contributions to Understanding Financial Crime." Institutional Corruption and the Capital Markets: Financial Benchmark and Currency Manipulation, Enforcement Strategies and Regulatory Re-design, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, May 23, 2014.
  177. "Psychoanalysis Goes to the Movies: Off the Couch Presents Pride." Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute's Off the Couch, Coolidge Corner Theater, Brookline, MA, October 21, 2014.
  178. "Audiovisual Recording of the Forensic Psychiatric Interview." Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law annual meeting, Chicago, IL, October 24, 2014.
  179. "As Doctors See It: Litigation Tips from the Experts Themselves." National Business Institute Audio Webinar, December 16, 2014.
  180. "Healthcare from Hell to Here: Moral Courage and Vulnerability from the Shoah (1939-1945) to Today." Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Flexner Dean's Lecture Series, Nashville, TN, March 9, 2015.
  181. "Bad, Mad, Sad, or Demented?: King Lear, Resilience, and the Limits of Categorical Reason." 19th ISPS International Conference, New York NY, March 20, 2015.
  182. "EMTALA and the Behavioral Health Patient: Clinical and Legal Concepts." American Health Lawyers Association Audio Webinar, May 12, 2015.
  183. "DSM's PTSD vs. ICD-10's Enduring Personality Change After Catastrophic Experience: Resilience in the Plays of Shakespeare, the Paintings of Hyman Bloom, and One Family’s and One Patient’s Shoah Experience." International Psychoanalytical Association, Boston, MA, July 25, 2015.
  184. "Psych Cinema Tuesday presents Woman in Gold." Harvard Medical School Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program Movie Night Discussion, Boston, MA, September 15, 2015.
  185. "Healthcare from Hell to Here: Trauma and Resilience from the Shoah (1939-1945) to Today (2015)." Longwood Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, October 15, 2015.
  186. "Psychoanalysis Goes to the Movies: Off the Couch Presents The Revenant." Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute’s Off the Couch, Coolidge Corner Theater, Brookline, MA, March 15, 2016.
  187. "King Lear: Mad, Bad, Depressed, Demented, or DSM'ed by the Wittgensteinian limits of categorical reason in the face of family resemblances and human development." Massachusetts Psychiatric Society, Waltham, MA, March 30, 2016.
  188. "Psychology and Neurobiology: A Discussion." The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis, Boston, MA, October 28, 2016.
  189. "The Ethics of a Biological Psychiatry." The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis, Boston, MA, October 29, 2016.
  190. "The Mystery of Consciousness." The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis, Boston, MA, October 30, 2016.
  191. "Psychoanalysis Goes to the Movies: Off the Couch Presents 20th Century Women." Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute’s Off the Couch, Coolidge Corner Theater, Brookline, MA, January 17, 2017.

PROFESSIONAL AND GENERAL EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS

  1. Gutheil TG, Bursztajn HJ, Brodsky A. Liability prevention through informed consent with some new approaches for the clinician. Risk Management Foundation Forum. 1986;7:8-9.
  2. Bursztajn HJ. Flight: the eloquence of silence. Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin. 1989;62:45-47.
  3. Bursztajn HJ. The phobic in court. Lawyers Weekly. December 7, 1992.
  4. Bursztajn HJ. The role of a forensic psychiatrist in legal proceedings. J Mass Acad Trial Attys. 1993;1(2):33-35.
  5. Bursztajn HJ. New developments in the role of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in civil and criminal law. J Mass Acad Trial Attys. 1994;1(3):58-60.
  6. Bursztajn HJ. Traumatic memories as evidence: true or false? J Mass Acad Trial Attys. 1994;2(1):77-80.
  7. Bursztajn HJ. The role of the forensic psychiatrist in civil proceedings. (New Hampshire) Trial Bar News 16. Summer 1994:84-86.
  8. Anderson MK, Bursztajn HJ. Supervisory negligence litigation in context. J Mass Acad Trial Attys. 1994;2(2):45-46.
  9. Bursztajn HJ. Psychiatric experts in victim litigation. Crime Victims' Litigation Quarterly. 1995;2(1).
  10. Bursztajn HJ, Saunders LS, Brodsky A. National certification for forensic psychiatrists: A preview of the post-Daubert expert. J Mass Acad Trial Attys. 1995;2(4):53-56.
  11. Saunders LS, Bursztajn HJ, Brodsky A. Recovered memory and managed care: HB 236's post-Daubert "science" junket. (New Hampshire) Trial Bar News 17. Spring 1995:27-37.
  12. Bursztajn HJ, Joshi PT, Sutherland SM, Tomb DA (Article Consultants). Recognizing posttraumatic stress. Patient Care. March 30, 1995.
  13. Bursztajn HJ, Hilliard JT. Violence against attorneys and judges: Protecting yourself before and after a threat. J Mass Acad Trial Attys. 1995;3(1):47-51.
  14. Bursztajn HJ, Saunders LS, Brodsky A. Daubert without prejudice: Achieving relevance and reliability without randomness. J Mass Acad Trial Attys. 1996;4(1):54-58.
  15. Bursztajn HJ, Saunders LS, Brodsky A. Medical negligence and informed consent in the managed care era. Health Lawyer. 1997;9(5):14-17.
  16. Bernstine EG, Bursztajn HJ, Wilkens J. Effective use of scientific evidence: lessons from the Simpson trial. J Mass Acad Trial Attys. Winter 1997:22-28.
  17. Bursztajn HJ, Saunders LS, Brodsky A. Keeping a jury involved during a long trial. Criminal Justice. 1997;11(4):8-9.
  18. Bursztajn HJ, Brodsky A. A new resource for managing malpractice risks in managed care. The Connecticut Association of Not-for profit Providers for the Aging. March 1997:4.
  19. Bursztajn HJ, Brodsky A. Responsibility without scapegoating. Health Decisions, A Publication of The Vermont Ethics Network. 1997;5(1):3.
  20. Bernstine EG, Bursztajn HJ, Wilkens J. Emotional justice: further lessons from the Simpson trial. J Mass Acad Trial Attys. Spring 1997:18-26.
  21. Bursztajn HJ. Preventing neo-Nazi cult violence in our schools. Jewishfamily.com. 1999.
  22. Bursztajn HJ. Treatment for managed care pain. Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin. Autumn 1999:9.
  23. Bursztajn HJ, Joshi PT, Sutherland SM, Tomb DA (Article Consultants). Recognizing posttraumatic stress. Patient Care. October 15, 1999 (second edition).
  24. Bursztajn HJ, Sobel R. Ban genetic discrimination. Boston Globe. August 7, 2000.
  25. Bursztajn HJ, Saunders LS, Brodsky A. Keeping a jury involved during a long trial. Pro/Con 4. 2005;(21):166-169, Grollier Press: Danbury, CT (Text for high school teachers for American Civics).
  26. Bursztajn, HJ. Dead men talking. Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin. Spring 2005:17.
  27. Bursztajn HJ, Pulde MF, Pirakitikulr D, Perlin M. Kumho for clinicians in the courtroom: Inconsistency in the trial courts. Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy. 2006;24(2):1-7.
  28. Bursztajn, HJ. Prescriptions for hope. Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin. Autumn 2006:10.
  29. Bursztajn HJ, Freund NY. Dealing with sexual trauma. The Riverdale Press. April, 3, 2013.
  30. Bursztajn HJ, Geiger A. When forensic neuropsychiatric expertise is indicated, early retention is best. Corporate Counselor. February 2015;29(11):7-9.
  31. Bursztajn HJ. What does a forensic psychiatrist need to find causation in an action involving PTSD? Medical Law Perspectives. March 2015.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  1. Bursztajn HJ. On students' drinking. Princeton Alumni Newsletter. February 24, 1988.
  2. Gutheil TG, Bursztajn HJ. Ways of dealing with a malpractice hazard. Am J Psychiatry. 1988;145:1492-1493.
  3. Bursztajn HJ. Efficacy research and psychodynamic psychiatry. Am J Psychiatry. 1991;148:817-818.
  4. Bursztajn HJ. Competency to make a will. Am J Psychiatry. 1992;149:1415.
  5. Bursztajn HJ, Gutheil TG. Protecting patients from clinician-patient sexual contact. Am J Psychiatry. 1992;149:1276.
  6. Bursztajn HJ. An overview of sexual harassment. Am J Psychiatry. 1995;152:478.
  7. Bursztajn HJ. Criminalizing doctor-assisted suicide isn't a cure. Boston Globe. January 9, 1997.
  8. Bursztajn HJ. Psychotherapist versus expert witness. Am J Psychiatry. 1998;155:307.
  9. Bursztajn HJ. Recovered memories. Psychiatr Services. 1998;49:699-700.
  10. Bursztajn HJ. The museum show has an ego disorder. New York Times Magazine, November 1, 1998: Section 6:20.
  11. Bursztajn HJ, Sobel R. Accountability without health care data banks. Health Aff. 1998;17:252-253.
  12. Bursztajn HJ. When health care goes lacking. New York Times. August 4, 1999.
  13. Bursztajn HJ. Clinical trials and effectiveness research. Am J Psychiatry. 2000;157:152.
  14. Bursztajn HJ. Suspicious trials in Iran. New York Times. May 9, 2000.
  15. Bursztajn HJ. Princeton university faculty. Princeton Alumni Weekly. May 17, 2000.
  16. Bursztajn HJ. Death with dignity. New York Review of Books. April 12, 2001.
  17. Bursztajn HJ. More care, more resources. New York Times. May 1, 2001.
  18. Bursztajn HJ. Reducing clinical research risks. New York Times. August 1, 2001.
  19. Bursztajn HJ. Bio-war: Best defense is a good offense. Wall Street Journal. October 3, 2001.
  20. Bursztajn HJ. An offensive against bioterrorism. Boston Globe. October 4, 2001.
  21. Bursztajn HJ. Better help for the mentally ill. New York Times. March 10, 2002.
  22. Bursztajn HJ. Health care in the right doses. New York Times. July 26, 2002.
  23. Bursztajn HJ. The fateful gamble in moscow. New York Times. October 29, 2002.
  24. Bursztajn HJ. Kahneman's influence. Princeton Alumni Newsletter. February 2003.
  25. Bursztajn HJ. Common pitfalls in the evaluation of testamentary capacity. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2008;36(1):157.
  26. Cosgrove L, Bursztajn HJ, Krimsky S. Developing unbiased diagnostic and treatment guidelines in psychiatry. N Engl J Med. 2009;360:2035-2036.
  27. Preter M, Bursztajn HJ. Crisis and opportunity - The DSM-V and its neurology quandary. Asian J Psychiatry. 2009;2(4):143.
  28. Bursztajn HJ. Keeping an open mind. Princeton Alumni Weekly. March 21, 2012.
  29. Ahmed M, Bursztajn HJ, Abramson R, Nisenbaum S. An alternative name for schizophrenia. Lancet Psychiatry. 2014;1(4):e5.
  30. Bursztajn HJ, First MB. PTSD diagnoses can avoid avoidance as an absolute criterion. Lancet Psychiatry. 2014;1(5):332-333.

RECENT BOOK REVIEWS

  1. Bursztajn HJ. Managing care, not dollars: The continuum of mental health services. Am J Psychiatry. 1998;155:985.
  2. Bursztajn HJ. Managing managed care. Am J Psychiatry. 1999;156:148.
  3. Bursztajn, HJ, Tan, S. Unconscous crime: Mental absence and criminal responsibility in victorian London. JAMA. 2004;291:1777-1778.
  4. Zolovska B, Bursztajn HJ. "Are you there alone?" The unspeakable crime of Andrea Yates. Am J Psychiatry. 2005;162:821-822.
  5. Gopal A, Bursztajn HJ. Offender profiling: An introduction to the sociopsychological analysis of violent crime. Am J Psychiatry. 2006;163:559-560.
  6. Haque OS, Bursztajn HJ.  Counseling and psychotherapy essentials: Integrating theories, skills, and practicesAm J Psychiatry. 2007;164:984.
  7. Gopal A, Bursztajn HJ. Clinical handbook of psychiatry and the law. JAMA. 2007;298:1224-1225.
  8. Haque OS, Bursztajn HJ. Consent to treatment: A practical guide. JAMA. 2007;298:1569-1571.
  9. Falls BA, Bursztajn HJ. Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychiatry: Minimizing Harm. J Clin Psychiatry. 2012;73(11):1472-1473.
  10. Falls BA, Bursztajn HJ. Developing a Forensic Practice: Operations and Ethics for Experts. J Clin Psychiatry. 2014;75(12):e1444.