The OCD and Related Disorders Program at MGH is dedicated to improving the lives of people suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Tourette Syndrome (TS), Hoarding, Hair Pulling and Skin Picking, and Olfactory Reference Syndrome (ORS). Our team strives for excellence in research, patient care, and training/education.
Vision – The Four Pillars
The MGH OCD and Related Disorders Program aspire to be:
- A preeminent leader in the treatment and research of OCD, BDD, Tics, Hoarding, Hair Pulling and Skin Picking, and ORS.
- A recognized contributor in creating and applying new knowledge to improve health outcomes through robust and distinctive programs of research and scholarship.
- An innovator in advancing future mental health professions education and health care delivery for a diverse society.
- Strengthening the relationship with the International OCD Foundation and with the community through service projects.
As members of the OCD and Related Disorders Program community, we collectively commit to and strive to reflect the following core values in all we do:
- The highest standards of professional, academic, and scientific excellence, ethical conduct, integrity, and personal responsibility
- An inclusive and equitable environment that is respectful of diversity in its broadest meaning
- Mutual trust and collegiality in our relationships with each other and those we serve in health care and the community
- Productive partnerships among faculty, staff, and students that support learning and work and that allow for inter-professional and global collaboration
- A connected and engaged learning community
- An environment that embraces and rewards inquiry, ingenuity, innovation, resourcefulness, and continuous learning