Matthew Gartland, MD
Director, MGH Asylum Clinic at the Center for Global Health

Matthew Gartland, MD, is the Director of the MGH Asylum Clinic at the MGH Center for Global Health and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. The Asylum Clinic is comprised of more than 50 volunteer clinicians who perform forensic medical and psychological evaluations of survivors of persecution and torture seeking asylum in the United States. Dr. Gartland founded the clinic in 2017 and continues his leadership supervising evaluations, training clinicians, and disseminating research on best practices in the field of asylum medicine.

Dr. Gartland is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Immigrant Health Special Interest Group. He has worked extensively around the world on projects related to pediatric HIV and primary care in Mexico, Kenya, Zambia, and Liberia. Dr. Gartland earned his BA from Harvard College and his MD from Vanderbilt University. He completed residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an Adult Hospitalist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and a Pediatric Hospitalist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

Please see Dr. Gartland’s Harvard Catalyst Profile for selected publications.