Colloquium will unify knowledge about mental health across disciplines
The first-ever Yale Mental Health Colloquium will bring together leading scholars in the fields of architecture, business, economics, education, law, neuroscience, psychiatry, public health, social work, and technology for a half-day conversation on the topic.
Researchers evaluate economics of Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) clinic at Yale
Yale researchers have contributed to a paper published in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics that studies the economic advantages to patients and third-party payers offered by the Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) clinic at Yale.
Cahill, Srihari attend NIMH meeting to discuss building systems of care for early psychosis
John Cahill, MBBS, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the STEP Clinic at Yale, and Vinod Srihari, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Program Director of STEP, participated as invited experts at a meeting hosted by the National Institute of Mental Health in September.
Pollard elected Chair of APHA's Mental Health Section
Jessica Pollard, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Director of the Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) Clinic based at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, has been elected Chair of the Mental Health Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA).
At STEP, early intervention is key
Specialized Treatment for Early Psychosis (STEP) is a multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC) that seeks to provide comprehensive care for individuals early in the course of a psychotic illness. Director Vinod Srihari, MD and his research team are studying the effectiveness of STEP care against what researchers call "treatment as usual."
Development and Validation of the Psychiatric Inpatient Experience (PIX) Survey: A Novel Measure of Patient Experience Quality Improvement
David Klemanski, PsyD, MPH, assistant professor of psychiatry, recently published a paper about a new survey he created alongside colleagues Todd Barnes and Cynthia Bautista to measure patient experience for inpatient psychiatry. The measure itself is part of a larger project of patient experience measures within Psychiatry and Behavioral Health.Source: Journal of Patient Experience
Garakani Named Outstanding Young Alumnus by SUNY Upstate Medical University
Amir Garakani, MD, DFAPA, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry and chair of psychiatry and behavioral health at Greenwich Hospital, has been named Outstanding Young Alumnus by SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.
Sen appointed Medical Director for Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Yale Cardiovascular Medicine and the Yale New Haven Health Heart and Vascular Center are pleased to announce the formal appointment of Sounok Sen, MD, as the new Medical Director of the Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program.