Key Info




Fridays Weekly


12:00PM - 1:15PM EST

Target Audience:

Physicians & Nurse Practitioners

Start Date:

Jan. 20, 2020

Session Structure:

Introductions & Announcements
(5 Minutes)

Didactic Presentation on a Weekly Topic
(20 Minutes)

Case Discussion
(40 Minutes)

Library Questions & Wrap-Up
(10 Minutes)


Attend Weekly Sessions
(At Least 60%)

Present a Client Case

Participate in Group Discussions

Provide Feedback Through Evaluation Activities

Hub Team

Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam

Dr. Katie Sheehan

Dr. Mark Bonta

Maria Zhang

Dr. Javed Alloo
Family Physician​

Jodi Wolff
Social Worker

Complex Patient Management

ECHO Ontario Complex Patient Management aims to:
(1) Explore assessment and management of mental health conditions that are complicated by physical health concerns;
(2) Integrate information from clinical guidelines to effectively prioritize care issues;
(3) Discuss prescribing challenges and optimal medication management for patients with co-occurring mental and physical health conditions; and
(4) Assist patients who are experiencing functional impairment due to co-occurring mental and physical health concerns.

Sample Curriculum Schedule

#1 (January 20, 2020)
Strategies for Engaging Patients with Complex Physical and Mental Health Conditions

#2 (January 27, 2020)
Management of Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms

#3 (January 24, 2020)
Enhancing Treatment Adherence for Patients with Complex Conditions

#4 (January 31, 2020)
Personality Disorders

#5 (February 7, 2020)
Endocrine-Related Disorders and Mental Health Conditions

#6 (February 21, 2020)
Functional Neurological Symptoms

#7 (February 28, 2020)
Topic TBD (potentially Mental Health and Stroke or Cardiovascular Disease)

#8 (March 6, 2020)
Complementary and Alternative Medicine

#9 (March 13, 2020)
Topic TBD (potentially Mental Health and Stroke or Cardiovascular Disease)

#10 (March 27, 2020)
Managing Mental Health in Common GI Conditions