Milissa L. Kaufman, MD, PhD
Milissa Kaufman, MD, PhD, graduated from the combined MD/PhD program at Boston University. As a doctoral student, she trained with Dr. Terence Keane at the National Center for PTSD in Boston. Her research focused on assessment and treatment of trauma-spectrum disorders including acute stress disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the dissociative disorders. Subsequently, she completed a psychiatry residency within the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, serving as McLean administrative chief resident. During residency, she trained extensively with trauma-spectrum disorders expert Dr. James Chu.
Currently, Dr. Kaufman is the medical director at the Hill Center for Women, a clinical program specializing in the treatment of PTSD. She also is the director of the Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program. She served as the associate training director of the MGH/McLean Psychiatry Residency Training Program from 2012-2014, and currently serves as a teacher, supervisor, and mentor.