Education and Training
09/00 - 05/04 Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, Smith College
07/07 - 05/11 Doctor of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine
Post Graduate Education and Training
06/11 – 05/12 INTERN, NEWTON-WELLESLEY HOSPITAL
06/12 - 06/15 RESIDENT, MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL AND MCLEAN HOSPITAL COMBINDED ADULT PSYCHIATRY PROGRAM
07/15 – 06/17 FELLOW, CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AND SHEPPARD PRATT COMBINED PROGRAM
September 2015 Adult Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Aronica M. Cotton, M.D. is from Birmingham, Alabama. She received her undergraduate degree from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington D.C. She is a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist and completed her adult training in the combined Massachusetts General Hospital/Mclean Hospital Adult Psychiatry Program. She completed her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training in the combined University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Program in 2017. She is interested in providing outpatient consult liaison psychiatry services to primary care practices, with a special focus in rendering psychiatric care to underserved and minority populations.
Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Underserved and Minority Populations
Cotton, A., et al. Enhancing Sensitivity to Risk Factors for Child Maltreatment in an Outpatient Program for Veterans with PTSD and TBI and Their Families. Home Base Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Community Psychiatry Poster Presentation, 04/14.
Cotton, A. et al. Suboxone in Patients with and without Psychiatric Comrobidity. American Journal on Addictions, Volume 19, Issue Number 4, Page 377. Poster Abstracts from the AAAP 20th Annual Meeting and Symposium.
Cotton, A., et al. : Investigation of Amiloride-Inhibitable NA+ Channels in Alveolar Epithelial Cells. Ronald McNair Annual Poster Presentation at University of Alabama at Birmingham Graduate School, 07/02.
2008 Edith Seville Coale Scholarship Recepiant from the Zonta Club of Washington
2010 Dr. Charles A. Pinderhughes Memorial Scholarship Recipient for academic achievement and research interest in the field of psychiatry from Howard University College of Medicine Alumni Association
2011 Ernest Y. Williams, M.D. Award for Overall Outstanding Performance in Psychiatry by a Student Selecting the Specialty of Psychiatry William B. Lawson, M.D., Ph.D., DFAPA Award for Outstanding Research
2012 - Participant in the Health Policy Certificate Program, offered by the Center of Expertise in Health Policy and Management at Partners Healthcare.
2015 - Participant in the Value-Based Health Care Delivery Intensive Seminar, offered by the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School, and led by Professor Michael Porter, with participating faculty from Harvard Business School and Partners Healthcare.
06/14 – 06/15– CHIEF RESIDENT, MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY OUTPATIENT CLINIC
06/16 – 06/17 - EDUCATIONAL CHIEF FELLOW, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND/SHEPPARD PRATT CHILD PSYCHIATRY FELLOWSHIP
06/16 – 06/17 – FELLOW MEMBER, MARYLAND REGIONAL COUNCIL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY