Key Info

Location:

Videoconferencing

When:

Fridays Weekly (12 sessions)

Time

12:00PM - 1:15PM EST

Target Audience:

Physicians & Nurse Practitioners

Start Date:

June 4, 2021 (no longer accepting applications)

Session Structure:

Introductions & Announcements
(5 Minutes)

Didactic Presentation on a Weekly Topic
(20 Minutes)

Case Discussion
(40 Minutes)

Library Questions & Wrap-Up
(10 Minutes)

Commitment:

Attend Weekly Sessions
(At Least 60%)

Present a Client Case

Participate in Group Discussions

Provide Feedback Through Evaluation Activities

Hub Team

Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam
Psychiatrist/Co-Lead

Dr. Katie Sheehan
Psychiatrist/Co-Lead

Dr. Mark Bonta
Internist

Dr. Javed Alloo
Family Physician​

Megha Vatsya
Occupational Therapist

Sonia Thomas
Pharmacist

Bonnie Nghiem
Pharmacist

Katie Langille
Nurse Practitioner

Integrated Mental and Physical Health

 ECHO IMPH 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
Management of medically unexplained physical symptoms

#2
Case formulation

#3
Strategies for engaging patients with complex physical and mental health conditions

#4
Endocrine-related disorders and mental health conditions

#5
Functional neurologic disorders

#6
Collaborating around treatment planning

#7
Long COVID

#8
Personality disorders: cluster B

#9
Approaches to co-occurring cardiovascular disease and mood disorders

#10
Managing mental health in common GI conditions

#11
Complementary and alternative medicine

#12 Trauma-informed approach to chronic pain management