Center for Brain Mind Medicine


The Center for Brain-Mind Medicine (CBMM), fosters a multidisciplinary approach to complex clinical and research problems in neurology, psychiatry, and neurosurgery. The Center oversees the Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology and the Division of Neuropsychiatry.

Directed by Dr. Kirk Daffner, the Center performs comprehensive evaluations of complex diagnostic conditions at the interface of psychiatry and neurology. The Center also provides multi-disciplinary treatment for psychiatric aspects of neurologic disorders. It has a vibrant educational program for trainees at all levels, including a Behavioral Neurology/ Neuropsychiatry Fellowship.

Collaborative Divisions
The Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of patients who have problems with memory, executive functions, attention, language, emotion, or behavior due to disease, injury, or developmental disorders of the central nervous system. Patients receive the highest standard of neurological, psychiatric, and social work care for the treatment of their conditions. The Division of Neuropsychiatry is integrated with the Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology Division of the Department of Neurology, as well as our Neuropsychology program and Division of Geriatric Psychiatry. 

The Brain Health Program
The Brain Health Program, located within the Center for Brain/Mind Medicine (CBMM), is a clinical and research enterprise with a single, unifying mission: To improve overall brain health for those with and at risk for cognitive impairment.

CBMM Seminar Series
The Center for Brain/Mind Medicine Seminar Series presents topics that transcend or lie at the borders of traditional brain-based disciplines, and/or are of interest to professionals from multiple brain/mind related fields. Speakers are recruited from a variety of disciplines in order to present diverse perspectives on brain/mind function. Continuing education credits are available for physicians and psychologists. Contact to be added to the distribution list.

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