Proactive C-L Psychiatry aims to provide patients with integrated behavioral and medical care
The Academy has a new special interest group (SIG)—the Proactive C-L Psychiatry SIG.
Unlike the traditional “reactive,” physician-oriented consultation model of C-L Psychiatry, the Proactive C-L Psychiatry model aims to provide integrated behavioral and medical care for hospitalized patients through:
“At present, more than a dozen academic and community-based medical centers are in various stages of development and implementation of this Proactive C-L Psychiatry model,” says SIG co-chair Hochang Lee, MD, FACLP.
The SIG will consist of ACLP members who are currently implementing a Proactive C-L Psychiatry program and those who are interested in learning more about it.
It aims to:
SIG subscribers will have access to the Listserv to ask questions about administrative and operational issues about maintaining, refining, and expanding this model of care and will meet annually at the ACLP Annual Meeting to develop clinical and academic collaborations, such as developing workshop and symposium proposals for various academic meetings.
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You can find out how to join SIGs here.