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Addressing Physician and Patient Mental Health, Including Suicide Risk

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In this Overcoming Obstacles webinar forum, doctors connect with suicidal ideation industry experts and first-hand doctors to discuss removing the stigma around seeking mental health treatment.

Speakers will also discuss practical strategies, actionable steps, and evidence-based resources on how to identify physicians and patients at risk of suicide and connect them to the most appropriate care. .

Noon on September 8, 2022

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Daniel Miller, MD

Head of Graduate Medical Education and Behavioral Health Integration, Sun River Health

Dr. Miller is a practicing physician and graduate medical education and educator at Sun River Health, New York State’s FQHC with 45 sites serving approximately 225,000 patients throughout New York’s Hudson Valley, Long Island, and New York City. Head of Behavioral Health Integration.

Dr. Miller is also a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), co-chair of the NACHC Board Tasks, and co-chair of the Commission on Service Integration for Behavioral Health and HIV. I have. The power to retract racism. He is an assistant professor of family medicine at New York Medical College.

Dr. Miller’s clinical interests have long focused on the interplay between our physical health and our emotional, social and spiritual lives. In addition to my family medicine training, I also train in body-centered psychotherapy and healing, such as primary emotional energy recovery (PEER) and internal family system (IFS).

Christine Yu Moutier, MD

Chief Medical Officer, American Suicide Prevention Foundation

Dr. Moutiern is Chief Medical Officer of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and knows firsthand the impact of suicide. After she lost her own lived experience and her colleagues to suicide, she dedicated herself to fighting this leading cause of death. As CMO, Dr. Moutier advocates for national movements fueled by her AFSP’s fusion of science and grassroots. As a leading private funder of suicide research, AFSP aims to transform research into action for families, communities, health professionals and policy makers. With a longstanding dedication to suicide loss survivors and those with lived experiences, AFSP has a nationwide network of chapters, convening a large and diverse community whose results are authenticity, healing and hope. To do.

Dr. Moutier has testified before Congress, made presentations at the White House, and delivered congressional briefings on suicide prevention. She is co-anchor of CNN’s Emmy Award-winning Suicide Prevention Town Hall and serves as a national and international expert dedicated to her mission of saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. doing.

Dr. Stephen O’Connor

Director, Suicide Prevention Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health

Dr. O’Connor is Director of the Suicide Prevention Research Program at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Services and Intervention Research Division. Dr. O’Connor manages a portfolio of grants that includes projects on youth- and adult-related suicide risk detection and interventions to reduce suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and death. Prior to joining NIMH, Dr. O’Connor conducted research at a trauma center that focused on early intervention for survivors of suicide attempts. Group-based treatment for suicidal veterans. A stepwise and collaborative care approach to reduce the risk of post-traumatic stress, depression, substance use and suicide in hospitalized trauma patients. Other health services-oriented efforts to improve screening, assessment, and treatment of suicidal individuals in both traditional and non-traditional behavioral health settings.

Dr. O’Connor completed his PhD in Clinical Psychology from The Catholic University of America and a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Harbourview Injury Prevention Research Center at the University of Washington.

Scott Pasichow, MD, MPH

Assistant Medical Director, EMS, Southern Illinois University

Dr. Pasichow is a physician in emergency medicine and EMS at Southern Illinois University and an active voice for the health of residents and physicians. He is currently a member of the AMA’s House Council on Emergency Medicine and is also a representative of the Young Physicians Division of the Illinois Medical Association. Scott is also a Junior Physician Counselor for the ACEP Council of American Emergency Physicians. He has received a grant to assess attitudes towards and use of parental leave in paramedic residencies and is a strong advocate for equality and equality in parental leave across the medical community.

Dr. Pasichow has also spoken out to combat public and medical licensing board stigma around physician mental health care treatment by sharing his own experiences with anxiety, depression, and suicidal tendencies during his residency. has been raised. His story can be found in ACEP Now magazine and his AMA’s Moving Medicine Podcast and Medical Resident Series. You can find him on Twitter. @SPMD16 Also check out Scott.Pasichow’s Facebook.