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Barry D. Sarvet, MD

Department of Psychiatry


Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven, CT
    Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  (1991-1993)
  • Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    Residency, General Psychiatry (1987-1991)
  • Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
    M.D. (1987)
  • Northwestern University College of Arts and Sciences, Evanston, IL
    B.S., Honors Program in Medical Education (1984)

Scholarly Foci

  • Mental health services research
  • Integration of mental health services within healthcare systems
  • Dissemination of trauma-informed mental health services for children
  • Childhood Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Sarvet's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
    • Member (2012-present)
    • Committee on Children
      • Co-Chair (2012-present)
  • Massachusetts Psychiatric Society
    • Member (1999-present)
  • MA Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Member (1999-present)
    • Children's Mental Health Task Force
      • Co-Chair (1999-present)
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Member (1992-present)
    • Committee on Healthcare Access and Economics
      • Co-Chair (1999-present)
  • American Psychiatric Association
    • Member (1988-present)
    • Scientific Program Committee
      • Member (2014-present)
    • Work Group on Integrated Care
      • Member (2014-present)
    • Board of Trustees Work Group on Healthcare Reform
      • Member (2014-present)

Significant Awards and Honors (Limit 5)

  • Outstanding Psychiatrist Award, Public Sector Psychiatry, MA Psychiatric Society (2018)
  • Simon Wile Leadership Award in Consultation Psychiatry, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2014)
  • Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (2004-2011, 2013)
  • Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2013)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society (1987-present)

Academic Office Contact Information

759 Chestnut Street, Room WG703
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-4235
barry.sarvet@baystatehealth.org