McLean Hospital Names New Medical Director of Continuing Education Program

March 12, 2001 -- Belmont, MA --  Malden resident Christopher Palmer, MD, has been named medical director of the Continuing Education Department (CED) at McLean Hospital. The CED is a nationally accredited program that offers educational workshops and lectures on mental health to medical professionals, educators, patients and the general public.

Prior to taking on his new post, Palmer was a psychiatrist in charge of McLean Hospital’s Short Term Unit.

Palmer earned his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in 1991 and his medical degree from Washington University in 1995. He has been at McLean Hospital since 1999.