Steven E. Locke, MD - Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Behavioral Health

Steven E. Locke, MD - Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Behavioral Health

Dr. Steven Locke reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Locke is a teacher and researcher in the areas of behavioral medicine and improving the care of patients with chronic medical illness. Dr. Locke is a consultant in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Education and Training

MD: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 1972

Rotating Internship: Mt. Zion Hospital and Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1972–1973

Residency in Psychiatry: McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, 1974–1977

Clinical Fellowship in Psychiatry: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Medical Department, Cambridge, MA, 1976–1977

Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1977–1978

Research Fellowship in Biobehavioral Science: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1978–1979


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Geriatric Psychiatry

Academic Appointments

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA:

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, 2009–present
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry, 1996–2009
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, 1987–1996
  • Instructor in Psychiatry, 1980–1987
  • Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, 1977–1979
  • Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry, 1974–1977

Affiliate Faculty, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2005–present

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Locke is a shareholder in iHope Network, Inc. and Frame Health, Inc.

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