Dr. Osterman is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA. She completed her training at Boston University School of Medicine Psychiatry Residency Program.
Dr. Osterman’s first career was teaching public high school. She has a Masters of Science in Biology from Boston College with research in immunochemistry of breast cancer. Her areas of expertise are education and treatment of trauma related disorders and research in cross cultural psychiatry.
Dr. Osterman is a Distinguished Fellow of the APA and member and Councilor of the Mass Psychiatric Society. In addition, she is a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the Massachusetts Medical Society. She was awarded Educator of the Year for the 2008 Who’s Who award and was a finalist in the Parker J. Palmer award for Outstanding Residency Director.