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Archives for: December 5th, 2019

Health Psychology in Primary Care: Postdoctoral Fellowship Training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center

Written by wisnet-ad on December 5, 2019

The Health Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in the Department of Family Medicine is organizationally located in the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). UMMC is the only academic health science center in the state, serving a population of approximately three million residents and employing approximately 7,800 people. UMMC has four […]

Practicing Integrated Healthcare in a Primary Care Setting: University of Kentucky Department of Family and Community Medicine

Written by wisnet-ad on December 5, 2019

Integrated health care (IHC) creates new opportunities for psychologists willing to adapt themselves to the primary care environment (Freeman, 2007). According to Garcia-Shelton, this is the “frontier of psychology … a place where psychologists can make a real difference” (p.678). Psychologists are needed for two main reasons. First, the majority of patients with mental disorders […]

The Integration of Psychology Services at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan: The Benefits of Parallel Training for Physicians and Psychologists

Written by wisnet-ad on December 5, 2019

Hurley Medical Center (HMC) is a 493-bed, university affiliated, urban teaching hospital for Michigan State University (MSU) and maintains cooperative affiliations with the University of Michigan and Henry Ford Health System. HMC is the primary provider of subspecialty care in the region and also a Level One trauma center in the tri-county area it services. […]

Interprofessional Education & Practice in Newfoundland/Labrador: The Vision and the Challenges

Written by wisnet-ad on December 5, 2019

This project has been funded through the Interprofessional Education for Collaborative Patient-Centred Practice (IECPCP) initiative, Health Human Resources Strategies Division, Health Canada. The training of healthcare professionals in Newfoundland and Labrador, as in the rest of Canada, has traditionally been largely based on silos in which health professionals are educated in relative isolation. Recent national […]

Ethical Considerations in Working with Couples: Confidentiality Within the Couple

Written by wisnet-ad on December 5, 2019

In our training clinic, we see couples for an extended assessment phase that includes individual sessions with each partner in order to obtain information about each partner’s history and motivation for couple therapy. Meeting with partners individually can pose certain difficult ethical questions. For example, imagine you are a couple therapist meeting with one member […]

The Supreme Court 2007-2008: Competency, Gun Control, and Capital Punishment

Written by wisnet-ad on December 5, 2019

On October 1, 2007, the Supreme Court’s Marshall Pamela Talkin[1] called the traditional “Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!  All persons having business before the Honorable, the Supreme Court of the United States, are admonished to draw near and give their attention, for the Court is now sitting.”  It opened a Term that will be of interest to […]

Integrated Training and Practice in Primary Care: Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship and Medical Residency Training Partnership at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan

Written by Developer wisnet on March 30, 2016

As medical care moves well into the 21st century, there are increasing calls for enhanced integration of psychology and medical practice. With the focus on healthcare quality improvement we have seen efforts to increase coordinated care, eliminate unnecessary steps or hand offs, increase use of patient-centered teams, and improve access to care (IOM, 2001; Berwick, […]

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