Our Guest , Abigail Schlesinger MD. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry. She is the Chief , Behavioral Science Division. UPMC Children’s Hospital, also the Medical Director of TiPS (Telephonic Psychiatric Services). These expanding ambulatory integrated services are proximately provided within multi-group Pediatrician’s offices, presently, with TiPS, including 27 Pa. counties. Dr Schlesinger has devoted her career to improving how we talk to patients, assist other physicians and patients’ families.
References: Richardson LP, McCarty CA, Radovic A, Suleiman, AB: Research in the Integration of Behavioral Health for Adolescents and Young Adults in Primary Care Settings: A Systematic Review. Journal of Adolescent Health 60 (2017) 261-269
Schlesinger, AB: Behavioral Health Integration in Large Multi-Group Pediatric Practice (Available from Loren Roth MD- Room 604 UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213.)