Integrated Care Psychiatric Consultant Learning Collaborative (PCLC) for Region 10: Past, Present, and Future of Integrated Care | January

12:00pm - January 25, 2022 thru 1:00pm - January 25, 2022 | Timezone: US/Pacific
Northwest MHTTC
Registration Deadline: January 25, 2022
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The  Integrated Care Psychiatric Consultant Learning Collaborative (PCLC) is designed for psychiatric providers seeking additional training to deliver integrated care in community-based settings. The one-hour sessions are offered once a month, with a short didactic presentation followed by questions and discussion on a variety of integrated care topic. Sessions are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 12:00-1:00 pm Pacific.


Integrated Care Psychiatric Consultant Learning Collaborative (PCLC) is a collaboration with the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, UW Medicine, and the Integrated Care Training Program. By training psychiatrists and other healthcare providers in evidence-based integrated care, we aim to increase the access to effective mental health care across HHS Region 10: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington State. Our mission is to improve the health of our communities by preparing and supporting a workforce to advance effective, integrated behavioral health care.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Psychiatric consultants, such as psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and psychiatric physician assistants currently practicing or planning to practice as a psychiatric consultant doing integrated care.


Bradford Felker, MD

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Dr. Felker is dually trained in psychiatry and internal medicine.  His career has focused on integrated care, curriculum design, and Health Services Research.  It was through this work he developed an interest in Digital Health.  He developed, implemented, and led the Telemental Health Service at VA Puget Sound.  He is a Professor with the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  He also serves as a Captain in the US Navy Reserve.




Cara Towle, MSN, RN, MA

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Ms. Towle is the Associate Director for Telepsychiatry at the University of Washington.  A nurse by training, she has over 20 years of experience in developing and managing international, regional and rural telehealth programs at UCSF, Stanford, and the UW, with a recent focus on using telehealth technology and innovative care models and training to improve access and quality for mental health care services. She is a founding board member for the Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center, and a board member of the Washington State Telehealth Collaborative, continuing to work closely with colleagues to further advance the adoption of telehealth through outreach, education, and legislation.



The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Each session is 1.0 credits.