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Max Rolison, MD

Clinical Fellow

Contact Information

Max Rolison, MD

Mailing Address

  • Child Study Center

    230 South Frontage Rd

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States



Max Rolison, MD is a clinical fellow in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry program. He received his B.S. with distinction in Psychology (Neuroscience) from Yale University and his M.D. Cum Laude from Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Rolison previously worked as a Sara S. Sparrow Fellow in Clinical Neuroscience in the McPartland Lab and Developmental Disabilities Clinic at the Yale Child Study Center. Since a young age, he has been interested in the care of children and teens with autism spectrum disorder. He has worked for many years with children with autism and other neurodevelopment disorders and their families. Dr. Rolison's research has focused on understanding the neurobiological bases of autism spectrum disorder through electroencephalogram, eye-tracking, and functional magnetic resonance imaging. He aims to apply our knowledge of biomarkers in autism to develop better treatments and best individualize treatment interventions.

Education & Training

  • Intern
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2022)
  • MD
    Yale School of Medicine (2021)
  • BS
    Yale University, Psychology (2015)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
David and Harriet Seligson Thesis PrizeYale School of Medicine2021
Farr ScholarYale School of Medicine2021
Vernon W. Lippard, M.D., Student Summer Research Fellowship in PediatricsYale School of Medicine2018
Travel AwardInternational Society for Autism Research2016, 2017
Autism Program Scientific Poster PrizeYale School of Medicine2014
International Meeting for Autism Research Travel AwardAutism Science Foundation2011

Professional Service

Frontiers in PsychiatryEditorial Board Member2023 - Present
Research in Autism Spectrum DisorderReviewer2023 - Present
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental HealthReviewer2022 - Present
Scientific ReportsReviewer2021 - Present
American Academy of Child and Adolescent PsychiatryMember2017 - Present
International Society for Autism ResearchMember2011 - Present

Departments & Organizations