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Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Medicine and Psychiatry Working Together: Two Innovative Models that Break Down Patient Care Silos, presented by Mark W. Nickels, MD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry; Transplant Psychiatry; Director Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship, Mark A. Oldham, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Marsha Wittink, MD, MBE, Associate Professor, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Family Medicine, ALL:  University of Rochester Medical Center.

At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:

1.  Discuss how the current patient care system creates silos that act as barriers to comprehensive patient care.

2.  Understand what URMC's Inpatient Medicine in Psychiatry Unit is and describe how interventions such as co-rounding and interdisciplinary meetings can improve outcomes for patients with concomitant medical and psychiatric needs.

3.  Describe how the principles of proactive consultation-liaison psychiatry lead to enhanced recognition of mental health needs and allow for timely, integrated care delivery that improves outcomes.


The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Tuesday, January 28 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Whipple Auditorium, 2-6424

Event Type

Medicine and Healthcare, Continuing Education, Grand Rounds


Faculty, Students, Staff, Health Care Professionals

Department of Medicine
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Continuing Education Credits

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

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