Key Info

Location:

Videoconferencing

When:

Fridays Weekly

Time

12:00PM - 1:15PM EST

Target Audience:

Physicians & Nurse Practitioners

Start Date:

April 17, 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)

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

Maria Zhang
Pharmacist

Dr. Javed Alloo
Family Physician​

Megha Vatsya
Social Worker

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 (April 17, 2020)
Strategies for Engaging Patients with Complex Physical and Mental Health Conditions

#2 (April 24, 2020)
Management of Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms

#3 (May 1, 2020)
Enhancing Treatment Adherence for Patients with Complex Conditions

#4 (May 8, 2020)
Personality Disorders

#5 (May 15, 2020)
Endocrine-Related Disorders and Mental Health Conditions

#6 (May 22, 2020)
Functional Neurological Symptoms

#7 (May 29, 2020)
Approaches to Co-Occurring Cardiovascular Disease and Mood Disorders

#8 (June 5, 2020)
Managing Mental Health After Stroke

#9 (June 12, 2020)
Complementary and Alternative Medicine

#10 (June 19, 2020)
Managing Mental Health in Common GI Conditions