• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Rachel  Fortune

Rachel Fortune, MD, FAAP, is the medical director of Newport Academy and a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist with a particular interest in the treatment of eating disorders. Dr. Fortune completed her pediatrics residency at Columbus Children's Hospital in Ohio in 2007 and her adolescent medicine fellowship at Children's Hospital Colorado in 2012. Dr. Fortune had a successful practice treatment adolescents with eating disorders at Yale University School of Medicine before joining Newport Academy in 2014.