Chandlee C. Dickey, MD

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Training Director, Harvard South Shore Psychiatry Residency Training Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.


Chandlee C. Dickey, M.D.

received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis after completing a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Studies (Chinese) from Oberlin College. She completed her psychiatry residency at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore where she was Chief Resident.

She subsequently moved to Boston to pursue two fellowships at Harvard Medical School: a clinical fellowship in neuropsychiatry and a research fellowship in imaging. For many years Dr. Dickey’s investigated functional, structural, and social cognition and abnormalities in schizotypal personity disorder (SPD), with NIHM, VA, and foundation support. Her contributions in the field have been significant, including being the first to demonstrate a gray matter abnormality in any personallity disorder; as well as documenting deficits in facial emotional expression and prosody in SPD. In 2010, she shifted gears and focused her efforts toward medical education to become the HSS Training Director. As Director, Dr. Dickey designed an innovative leadership training track for the residents, one of the few nationally. This work received the designation of Model Curriculum from the American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT). Dr. Dickey also teaches Psychiatric Interviewing to PGY I Residents, and Neuropsychiatry to PGY III and IV Residents.