Articles by Alasdair K.T. Conn, M.D.

Alasdair K.T. Conn, M.D. was born in Sheffield, England, and received his medical training at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Toronto. Dr. Conn is the chief of Emergency Services at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Chairman of the Board for Boston MedFlight, a critical care transport program. In addition to his clinical responsibilities at MGH, Dr. Conn is also an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.

The Crisis In Pediatric Psychiatric Emergency Rooms

July 28, 2015


The Crisis In Pediatric Psychiatric Emergency Rooms

Psychiatric emergency rooms are busier than you can imagine—unless you’ve been stuck in one.  In fact, there’s only one emergency room setting that’s even more so: pediatric psychiatric emergency rooms. In both urban and rural locations, on both coasts as well as in the middle of the country—literally throughout the land—psychiatric emergency rooms are bursting […]