Articles by Marshall Forstein, M.D.

Dr. Forstein attended The College of Medicine, University of Vermont after a career of teaching high school English, where he developed a lifelong interest in teaching and education. He completed an internship at Presbyterian Hospital, Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and his residency in psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He teaches medical students, and is the Program Director for the Adult Psychiatry Residency at the Cambridge Health Alliance, where he has been a staff psychiatrist since 1984. Dr. Forstein has been a principal investigator on an HIV Education and Training Grant through the federal Center for Mental Health Services, and teaches and has published on sexual minority issues in medicine and on the neuropsychiatry and psychosocial aspects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Reflections on Becoming a Father as a Gay Man

February 6, 2018


Reflections on Becoming a Father as a Gay Man

I was a precocious child, looking back. I read voraciously, and was curious about everything: such as what made people do what they do, and how mechanical things were put together and actually worked. And I loved my friends who came from very different backgrounds. I was a lucky child in so many ways, but […]