BeST Center

Integrated Primary & Mental Health Care

The BeST Center and its partners are working to improve the quality of life and care for individuals affected by chronic physical and psychiatric conditions.

People with serious mental illnesses die signifi cantly earlier than individuals who do not have mental illnesses. This is a staggering and sad statistic, because people with mental illness die from the same treatable causes that those in the general population do: cardiovascular disease and complications from diabetes, cancer and strokes.

Integrated Care Technical Assistance and Consultation Team (TACT)

TACT aims to develop a workforce that can effectively care for individuals with complex co-occurring psychiatric and physical conditions. The teams assist organizations that have or are committed to creating integrated care teams and providing opportunities for pre-workforce professionals to participate in these teams.

Please contact Nichole E. Ammon, M.S.Ed., PCC-S,BeST Center manager of integrated health care initiatives, at nammon@neomed.edu or 330.325.6613 to learn more.

Integrated Community Psychiatry and Primary Care Fellowship

In addition, NEOMED’s Psychiatry and Family and Community Medicine departments offer a post-residency Integrated Community Psychiatry and Primary Care Fellowship to equip practitioners with the knowledge, skills, experience and values to support integrated team-based care.

  • One-year fellowship with interprofessional curriculum and training to equip physicians with knowledge, skills, experience and values to support integrated, team-based care.
  • Fellows are employed at attending-level salaries by organizations providing integrated primary care and mental health and/or addictions treatment.
  • Dedicate a half-day per week to fellowship curriculum and supervision.

 

Interested in a fellowship?

Fellowships begin in July. Individuals in their final year of residency training and practicing physicians with an interest in public sector careers are encouraged to contact integratedcarefellowship@neomed.edu.

CONTACT US

BeST Center
Email: bestcenter@neomed.edu

BeST Practices in Schizophrenia Treatment (BeST) Center

Department of Psychiatry