Harvard psychiatrist Frederic Schiffer reprimanded for patient violation

On April 10, 2013, the Massachusetts Board of Physicians reprimanded psychiatrist Frederic Schiffer and terminated and earlier voluntary agreement not to practice.

The Board’s news release stated that Schiffer committed a boundary violation with a patient.

Schiffer is an Associate Attending Psychiatrist at McLean and an Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School and a clinical investigator at the Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital.

Source: “State Board of Medicine Takes Disciplinary Action,” release of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, April 11, 2013.

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