All pre-conference sessions are included in the attendee conference registration, i.e. they are free as long as you are a registered attendee.
Treating Bipolar in Primary Care: Medications to Treat Bipolar Depression
John Kern, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington
John Kern, MD serves as a clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington (UW). He has been involved with the American Psychiatric Association’s, supporting training in collaborative care to psychiatrists and primary care providers across the country. Prior to his UW appointment, for 22 years he served as Chief Medical Officer at Regional Mental Health Center in Merrillville, IN, and developed and served as Chief Medical Officer of a new Federally Qualified Health Center. He is one of the authors of two American Psychiatric Press textbooks on integrated care for psychiatrists. Other interests include the expansion of scope of the collaborative care model, innovations directed towards improving the psychiatric workplace, and improving the quality of instruction provided to practitioners of collaborative care.
Upon completion of these activity, participants will know, recognize, apply, reflect on, and appreciate:
Northwest Health Career Path Summit
Growing a Diverse Healthcare Workforce
An interactive online Zoom conference featuring two free half-day sessions.
Create a workforce that is representative of our diverse communities