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."
Conference for First-Generation and Low-Income Medical Professionals and Students Is First of Its Kind
On June 9, 2020, hundreds of pre-medical students, medical students, faculty, staff, and administrators across the country will unite virtually for the first-ever gathering of its kind: a celebration of individuals in the medical profession who identify as first-generation college graduates and/or low-income.
Li, Fortunati, Stanley: Emerging Need and Early Experiences With a COVID-Specific Psychiatric Unit
Patients with acute psychiatric needs who are COVID-19 positive can be safely cared for in a COVID-specific psychiatric unit, but determining when they can be discharged can be challenging, wrote Luming Li, M.D., and colleagues at the Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital in a Psychiatric Services article in press.
Li: Planning for a psychiatric COVID-19–positive unit: Identifying key decision points is critical
Luming Li, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Medical Director of Quality Improvement at Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (YNHPH), recently co-authored a piece detailing her experience launching telehealth services at YNHPH.