• Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
  • 617-667-4074

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical SChool
Director of Psychiatric Applications, Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation

Educational History:
BS, Psychology, Brown University
MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Sidney Baer Jr. Foundation Fellowship in Clinical Neurosciences

Clinical Interests/Program Development:
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for neuropsychiatric disorders, neuropsychiatric sequelae of epilepsy

Brief Narrative:
Dr. Stern attended Brown University for his undergraduate education where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. At Brown, he was first exposed to psychological research in Body Dysmorphic Disorder. He then obtained his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University where he did functional neuro-imaging and genetics research the psychiatric sequelae of Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome. He went on to train in the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency program where he became Chief Resident of the Ambulatory Psychiatry service at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He developed an interest in neuromodulation and pursued specialized training in both electroconvulsive therapy and non-invasive brain stimulation. He joined the staff as an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a staff psychiatrist at BIDMC in 2014.

Research Interests:
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Depression and other neuropsychiatric conditions

Personal Interests/Hobbies:
During his free time, Adam enjoys writing and keeping up with the day’s news in pop culture, business, and sports. Adam hopes to develop his academic, research, and clinical interests in the field of neuromodulation. He also hopes to some day write the great American novel.