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Healthcare System Wide Consultation-Liaison Services

Dr. Priya Gopalan directs psychiatric consultations and liaison services at UPMC and is associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Gopalan describes how UPMC has built in-person and telemedicine consultations for inpatients that are interprofessional, which involved teaching a large number of faculty, residents, fellows, and medical students. Key problems addressed include prevention of depression and substance abuse as well as delirium and multicausal catatonia with respect to perinatal problems.

Released: 7/8/20


Inoyue, SK : Joining Forces against delirium- From Organ-System care to Whole-Human Care, New England Journal of Medicine, 382-6, pgs. 499-501, February 6, 2020

Azzam, PN, Gopalan, P: Prototypes of Catatonia: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in the General Hospital, Psychosomatics 54;1, January -February 2013, pgs. 88-93