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Michael Rich | Medical Services

Programs & Services


  • English

Michael Rich | Education

Undergraduate School

Pomona College

1977, Claremont, CA

Medical School

Harvard Medical School

1991, Boston, MA



Boston Children's Hospital

1992, Boston, MA



Boston Children's Hospital

1994, Boston, MA


Adolescent Medicine

Boston Children's Hospital

1996, Boston, MA

Graduate School


Harvard School of Public Health

1997, Boston, MA

Michael Rich | Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine)

Michael Rich | Professional History

Michael Rich, MD, MPH practices adolescent medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and is an associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Rich is the founder and director of the Digital Wellness Lab and the Clinic for Interactive Media and Internet Disorders (CIMAID), the first evidence-based medical program addressing physical, mental, and social health issues associated with digital technology use. Known as “The Mediatrician,” Dr. Rich offers research-based, actionable, and practical answers to parents’, educators’, and clinicians’ questions about children’s and adolescents’ media use and the positive and negative implications for their health and development. Dr. Rich is recognized for his acclaimed work as a pediatrician, child health researcher, and children’s media specialist and is the author of The Mediatrician’s Guide: A Joyful Approach to Raising Healthy, Smart, Kind Kids in a Screen-Saturated World.

Michael Rich | Media

Parentcast Podcast

Dr. Michael Rich is featured: Is my child spending too much time online?

Boston 25

Dr. Michael Rich shares practical strategies for raising kind, smart, healthy kids in digital age.

Michael Rich | Publications