Articles by Tanishia Choice, M.D.

Tanishia Choice, M.D. is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and an instructor at Harvard Medical School. She received her M.D. from the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She completed her general psychiatry residency at UT Southwestern, and her fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the MGH/McLean Hospital combined program. Dr. Choice has a strong commitment to the education of clinicians and the community, and her primary academic interest is in reducing disparities in care for mental illness. Toward this end, Dr. Choice was awarded the American Psychiatric Association’s Public Psychiatry Fellowship, where she served on the Council for Minority Mental Health and Health Disparities. Dr. Choice is also developing a curriculum that will enhance pediatric access to mental health care in primary care settings.

How to Talk With Your Kids About the Ferguson Unrest

December 2, 2014


How to Talk With Your Kids About the Ferguson Unrest

On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American man, was shot to death by on-duty police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.  The case immediately drew national and even international attention. Just after the shooting, many commentators sought to view the tragedy as part of a larger narrative. The U.K.’s The Guardian ran a […]