Articles by Hal Kronsberg, M.D.

Hal Kronsberg, M.D. is a child and adolescent psychiatry fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital. Long before medical school and residency, he taught seventh grade math and coached basketball at a public school in rural Mississippi. He would subsequently work with adolescents struggling with a variety of conditions at McLean Hospital’s residential units before completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College, and an adult psychiatry residency at NewYork Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is particularly interested in the relationship between mental health services, the public school system, and resiliency-building in children and adolescents.

Should We “Grade” Character?

May 17, 2016

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Should We “Grade” Character?

“Mom and Dad, can you help me study for my empathy final?” This isn’t a snippet of dialogue from a dystopian novel where humans are forced to raise android children; it’s something you may very well hear from kids of your own. In the state of California and charter schools around the country, educators are […]