David Topor, PhD, MS-HPEd
Adjunct Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

PhD, University of North Carolina
MS, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
MA, University of North Carolina
BA, The George Washington University Law School

Dr. David Topor is the Associate Director for Healthcare Professional Education at VA Boston Healthcare System and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Topor is a Clinical Psychologist at the Brockton campus of the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Topor received his BA in psychology from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and his MA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at Brown Medical School. He received his MS in Health Professions Education from The MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Topor has expertise in faculty development, interprofessional education evaluation and research, educational leadership, and in teaching and mentoring. He currently serves in a number of hospital-wide educational leadership roles including Co-Chairperson of the VA Boston Academic Education Committee, and Director of the VA Boston First Friday Faculty Development Presentations.

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  1. Caloudas AB, Arredondo K, Godwin KM, Watts BV, Croom T, O'Brien B, Topor DR, Battistone MJ, Edens EL, Singh MK, Horstman MJ. Development of Health Professions Education Competencies for a National Fellowship Program: A Group Consensus Process. Acad Med. 2024 Jan 01; 99(1):40-46. PMID: 38149865
  2. Shekunov J, Swintak C, Somers K, Kolla BB, Ruble A, Bhatt-Mackin S, Topor D, Murray A, Romanowicz M. The Virtual Couch: a Curriculum on the Question of the Fundamentals of Remote Psychotherapy-Pilot Study. Acad Psychiatry. 2024 Feb; 48(1):52-56. PMID: 37365485; PMCID: PMC10799114; DOI: 10.1007/s40596-023-01805-6;
  3. Murray A, Frank A, Sudak D, Topor DR, Ruble AE. When the Supervisor Needs a Supervisor: A Case-based Guide for Developing Psychotherapy Supervisors. J Psychiatr Pract. 2023 Jan 01; 29(1):42-48. PMID: 36649551
  4. Sager Z, Nathan S, Doherty K, Pless Kaiser A, King KD, Topor DR, Morrison NR, Moye J. Traumatic disclosures in the life stories of older Vietnam era veterans. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 Oct; 70(10):2967-2972.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35730430; PMCID: PMC10314788; DOI: 10.1111/jgs.17918;
  5. Kim B, Grech SM, Rembisz AE, Pinkerson AI, Topor DR, Ramirez DM, Budson AE, Funk MC. Development and Pilot of a Process for Regularly Sharing Summary Patient Safety Data. Acad Psychiatry. 2023 Feb; 47(1):53-58.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35704161; PMCID: PMC10803175; DOI: 10.1007/s40596-022-01671-8;
  6. Kirchner JE, Dollar KM, Smith JL, Pitcock JA, Curtis ND, Morris KK, Fletcher TL, Topor DR. Development and Preliminary Evaluation of an Implementation Facilitation Training Program. Implement Res Pract. 2022; 3:26334895221087475. PMID: 37091085; PMCID: PMC9924286; DOI: 10.1177/26334895221087475;
  7. Ametrano RM, McGillicuddy ML, Sanyal S, Topor DR. Training Interprofessional Staff in Whole Health Clinical Care at the Veterans Health Administration. Glob Adv Health Med. 2022; 11:2164957X221092361.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35433116; PMCID: PMC9008845; DOI: 10.1177/2164957X221092361;
  8. Kim B, Rajagopalan A, Tabasky EM, Reddy SS, Topor DR. Sharing perspectives on feedback: a combined resident-faculty workshop. BMC Med Educ. 2022 Mar 22; 22(1):197.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35317809; PMCID: PMC8939056; DOI: 10.1186/s12909-022-03253-6;
  9. Stauffer CM, McGlynn SM, Topor DR, Fiore L, Phillips EM. Evaluation of a Whole Health-Lifestyle Medicine Curriculum for Physician Assistant Students: a Mixed Methods Analysis. Med Sci Educ. 2022 Feb; 32(1):57-61.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35186432; PMCID: PMC8814248; DOI: 10.1007/s40670-021-01460-2;
  10. Ruble AE, Romanowicz M, Bhatt-Mackin S, Topor D, Murray A. Teaching the Fundamentals of Remote Psychotherapy to Psychiatry Residents in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Acad Psychiatry. 2021 Oct; 45(5):629-635. PMID: 34405385; PMCID: PMC8370459; DOI: 10.1007/s40596-021-01484-1;
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