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Anna Ratzliff, MD, PhD | UW Psychiatry Grand Rounds

June 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Implementing Collaborative Care: Translation from Research to Real World

Anna Ratzliff, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Depression Therapy Research Endowed Professorship
Director, AIMS Center
Director, UW Integrated Care Training Program


Learning Objectives:
1)      List common barriers and facilitators to collaborative care implementation.
2)      Describe five phases to implementation of collaborative care.
3)      Name common factors influencing the sustainability of collaborative care.

This lecture will provide a brief overview of the collaborative care model (CoCM) and review current thinking about implementation of this approach to deliver mental health treatment in primary care settings.  An approach to the five phase of implementation will be discussed including common barriers and facilitators.

Dr. Anna Ratzliff is a national expert on collaborative care and specifically, on training teams to implement and deliver mental health treatment in primary care settings. Her passion for translating complex research ideas into practical real-world applications began when she received her MD and PhD in Anatomy and Neurobiology as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of California at Irvine.  She currently is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington where she has developed expertise in suicide prevention training, mental health workforce development, adult learning best practices, and mentorship. Dr. Ratzliff is the Director of the AIMS Center (Advancing Integrated Mental Health Solutions), is the Director of the UW Integrated Care Training Program for residents and fellows, and leads a national collaborative care training program for the American Psychiatric Association’s Transforming Clinical Practices Initiative grant. For more information on collaborative care please visit the AIMS Center Website (aims.uw.edu), the UW Integrated Care Training Program (ictp.uw.edu).

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 CEUs or 1.0 hour.


June 28, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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