David Topor, PhD, MS-HPEd
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry

PhD, University of North Carolina
MS, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
MA, University of North Carolina

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. 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;
  2. Phillips EM, McGlynn SM, Topor DR, Stauffer CM. Training Physician Assistant Students to Provide Evidence-Based, Holistic, Patient-Driven Care: a Novel Curriculum. Med Sci Educ. 2021 Apr; 31(2):319-323.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34457886; PMCID: PMC8368797; DOI: 10.1007/s40670-020-01150-5;
  3. Topor DR, Budson AE. Twelve tips to present an effective webinar. Med Teach. 2020 11; 42(11):1216-1220.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33096974; PMCID: PMC7585599; DOI: 10.1080/0142159X.2020.1775185;
  4. Rim JI, Cabaniss DL, Topor D. Psychotherapy Tracks in US General Psychiatry Residency Programs: A Proxy for Trends in Psychotherapy Education? Acad Psychiatry. 2020 Aug; 44(4):423-426. PMID: 32445028
  5. Topor DR, Budson A. VA Boston Healthcare System First Friday Faculty Development Presentation Series. Fed Pract. 2019 Nov; 36(11):514-516.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31892774; PMCID: PMC6913610
  6. Beaulieu AM, Kim BS, Topor DR, Dickey CC. Seeing is believing: an exploration of what residents value when they receive feedback. Acad Psychiatry. 2019 Oct; 43(5):507-511. PMID: 31161575
  7. Zuckerman SE, Weisberg RB, Silberbogen AK, Topor DR. A National Survey on Didactic Curricula in Psychology Internship Training Programs. Train Educ Prof Psychol. 2019; 13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32431762; PMCID: PMC7236398; DOI: 10.1037/tep0000279;
  8. Topor DR, Dickey C, Stonestreet L, Wendt J, Woolley A, Budson A. Interprofessional Health Care Education at Academic Medical Centers: Using a SWOT Analysis to Develop and Implement Programming. MedEdPORTAL. 2018 10 19; 14:10766.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30800966; PMCID: PMC6342375; DOI: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10766;
  9. Topor DR, Budson AE. A framework for faculty development programming at VA and non-VA Academic Medical Centers. J Reg Med Campuses. 2018; 1(3).View Related Profiles. PMID: 31552394; PMCID: PMC6758930; DOI: 10.24926/jrmc.v1i3.1049;
  10. Ruben MA, Shipherd JC, Topor D, AhnAllen CG, Sloan CA, Walton HM, Matza AR, Trezza GR. Advancing LGBT Health Care Policies and Clinical Care Within a Large Academic Health Care System: A Case Study. J Homosex. 2017; 64(10):1411-1431.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28459380
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