RBG – Inspiration for Parents – AUDIO

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In a recent episode of her new podcast series, Alexandra M. Harrison, MD, explains how Ruth Bader Ginsburg can be an inspiration to parents and to all of us. Click on the player below to listen. Alexandra Murray Harrison, MD is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute in Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School at the...

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Michael Grodin – The Kravitz Award Series VIDEO

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The Arthur R. Kravitz Award Recipient of 2014, Michael Grodin, MD, talks  about his work in an interview to James Frosch, MD, recorded on Sep 25, 2020. Dr. Grodin, BPSI Affiliate Scholar Member, is a nationally recognized expert in medical ethics and human rights. He is the Director of the Project on Medicine and the Holocaust at the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University, Professor of Bioethics and Human Rights at the...

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Parenting an Activist

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by Susannah Sherry and Rafael Ornstein Jeremy Ornstein, member of the Sunrise Movement, knocked on doors to help elect a new member of the Pennsylvania state legislature who opposed the construction of a new fossil fuel pipeline in the state. The article below originally appeared in the Spring-Summer 2020 issue of the BPSI Bulletin, which can be read here. One of the hardest jobs in parenthood is shepherding a teenager into young adulthood,...

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Teachers and the Pandemic

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by Andrew Skoirchet, MD with Alexandra Harrison The following piece was originally published on Alexandra Harrison’s blog entitled Supporting Child Caregivers in September 2020, which can be found here. A. Harrison: The colleagues I rely on most in my therapeutic work with young children are teachers. I know that teachers write about teaching and what it is like to be a teacher much better than I ever could, but as an outsider, I would...

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Nonverbal Cues in Systemic Racism – AUDIO

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In a recent episode of her new podcast series, Alexandra M. Harrison, MD, describes how nonverbal behavioral cues may be an important factor in system racism. Click on the player below to listen. Alexandra Murray Harrison, MD is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute in Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School at the...

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Then and Now Again: Reflections on the Past in the Current Political Climate

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Anna Ornstein, MD, is a Supervising Analyst at BPSI. Her remarks below originally appeared in the Spring-Summer 2020 issue of the BPSI Bulletin, which can be read here. Postcard of the town where the Brünn family lived prior to the War. Courtesy of the Cincinnati Judaica Fund, The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education I don’t recall any time in my life when I was not aware of anti-Semitism. The village in northern Hungary, where I was...

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