Dr. Fava named Psychiatry Chief

Q&A with Dr. Maurizio Fava: New Chief of Psychiatry’s Vision For the Future

Q&A with Dr. Fava

The Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital welcomed Maurizio Fava, MD, as the new leader of the department on October 1, 2019. Dr. Fava brings a wealth of experience to the role and has deep roots within the department—he came to Mass General as a resident, then joined the psychiatry staff in 1988. In this Q&A, he reflects on his outlook as he takes over as chair of the department.