Dr. Gregg Gorton has worked for more than three decades building a career as a professor of psychiatric medicine. He earned a bachelor of arts in general studies with a focus in archaeology and anthropology from Harvard College and a doctor of medicine degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. Subsequently, Dr. Gregg Gorton completed his psychiatry residency at Harvard Medical School’s Cambridge Hospital.
From 1986 through 2003, Dr. Gregg Gorton leveraged his training experience to move up in rank during his academic career at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, finally being named Associate Professor. During that time, he functioned as a clinician, educator, administrator, researcher, and consultant, as well as a lecturer at symposiums and workshops for many professional organizations in the U.S. and Canada. Dr. Gregg Gorton was a frequent presenter at the Association for Academic Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association, International Conferences on Professional Boundaries, and the Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training.
Over the last eleven years, Dr. Gregg Gorton taught medical residents and students as clinical associate professor of psychiatry at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. During his tenure there, he was honored with the 2007 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Today, Dr. Gorton serves as associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Temple University School of Medicine, where he co-leads an acute inpatient ward at Temple’s Episcopal Hospital campus.