Priya Sehgal, MD, MA
Priya Sehgal is currently a second year child psychiatry fellow at The Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA)/Harvard Medical School. Priya attended The University of Michigan and earned an undergraduate degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering. Prior to attending medical school at The University of Toledo, she joined Teach for America and taught high school mathematics in Washington, DC and completed a Master’s in Arts in Teaching from American University. She completed her adult psychiatry residency training at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School.
Priya served as the Chief Resident of the Asian Mental Health Team and has taught cultural psychiatry classes to psychiatry trainees She has received grant funding at CHA to improve the cultural psychiatry curriculum and to promote discussion regarding culture. She has presented at national meetings on Asian Mental Health and School Psychiatry. In the community, Priya has volunteered at SAHELI, a Boston-area non-profit that supports women and families, who have been victims of domestic violence,. Additionally, she has provided professional development for greater-Boston Teach for America educators on trauma and child mental health.
Priya has received The Martin Luther King Spirit and Leadership Award from the University of Michigan, was the recipient of the Gold Foundation's Leonard Tow Humanism Award at The University of Toledo and was named a Child PRITE Fellow by the American College of Psychiatrists.