We created SCREENSIDE CHATS to share timely information from experts on key topics during the COVID-19 pandemic we currently face.

       

Episode 4 - Health Equities and Disparities in the COVID-19 Era - A Conversation with AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD

In this episode of SCREENSIDE CHATS, AMA President and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Patrice A. Harris, MD, speaks with AACAP President Gaye Carlson, MD, on how COVID-19 is bringing to light longstanding health inequality and disparities. Detailed is what child and adolescent psychiatrists can do about these social and practice issues for their patients and the profession.



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Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD
AACAP President 

Dr. Carlson
specializes in childhood psychopathology and psychopharmacology in general, and the subjects of childhood and adolescent depression, bipolar disorder and suicide ideation. Her research interests include the phenomenology and long-term follow up of young people with bipolar disorder, and the relationship of behavior disorders, developmental disorders, and mood disorders. Her current interest is in the rise of adolescent suicide and risk factors leading to mood disorders, as well as the interaction between mood disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Patrice Harris, MD
President, American Medical Association


Dr. Patrice Harris, 
a renowned child and adolescent psychiatrist from Atlanta, is the 174th president of the American Medical Association and the first African-American woman to hold this position. As a private practicing physician, public health administrator and patient advocate, Dr. Harris has been an active leader in organized medicine for her entire career.

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screenside chatsEpisode 1 - Improvised Telepsychiatry: When Everything Can’t be Perfect
In this two-part SCREENSIDE CHAT, AACAP President, Dr. Gabrielle A. Carlson interviews AACAP Telepsychiatry Committee Member, Dr. David E. Roth on how to achieve patient satisfaction through telepsychiatry and gain insight into a successful telepsychiatry practice.

 

 

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Episode 1 - Improvised Telepsychiatry: When Everything Can’t be Perfect. Part 2 - MP3 Download

Dr. Gabrielle A. Carlson, AACAP President, like many AACAP members, rapidly adopted telepsychiatry into her practice to continue clinical care amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In this two-part SCREENSIDE CHAT, Dr. Carlson interviews AACAP Telepsychiatry Committee Member, Dr. David E. Roth, who’s practiced telepsychiatry in Hawaii since 2009. In this interview, listeners will learn tips on how to achieve patient satisfaction through telepsychiatry and gain insight into a successful telepsychiatry practice.

Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD
AACAP President 

Dr. Carlson
specializes in childhood psychopathology and psychopharmacology in general, and the subjects of childhood and adolescent depression, bipolar disorder and suicide ideation. Her research interests include the phenomenology and long-term follow up of young people with bipolar disorder, and the relationship of behavior disorders, developmental disorders, and mood disorders. Her current interest is in the rise of adolescent suicide and risk factors leading to mood disorders, as well as the interaction between mood disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

David E. Roth, MD
Mind & Body Works
AACAP Telepsychiatry Committee


Dr. Roth
is an AACAP Distinguished Fellow, and a Fellow of the American Association of Pediatrics, Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and is Triple Board Certified in Pediatrics, Adult Psychiatry & Neurology, and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

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screenside chatsEpisode 2 - Health Care Promotion and Illness Prevention Done Remotely
AACAP President, Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD, interviews fellow AACAP member and noted wellness expert James Hudziak, MD, to discuss ways to deploy remotely and digitally the skill set needed to reach patients, families, and health care workers, as we battle the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode of SCREENSDIE CHATS, child and adolescent psychiatrists will learn more about what they can do to practice aggressive illness prevention strategies during a time when they are needed most.


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Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD
AACAP President 

Dr. Carlson
specializes in childhood psychopathology and psychopharmacology in general, and the subjects of childhood and adolescent depression, bipolar disorder and suicide ideation. Her research interests include the phenomenology and long-term follow up of young people with bipolar disorder, and the relationship of behavior disorders, developmental disorders, and mood disorders. Her current interest is in the rise of adolescent suicide and risk factors leading to mood disorders, as well as the interaction between mood disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Jim Hudziak, MD
University of Vermont Wellness Environment


Jim Hudziak, MD
is the Creator and Director of the University of Vermont Wellness Environment (WE). He is also the creator of WEmentors, part of the WE Relate pillar of wellness at the UVM Wellness Environment. In addition, in his role as Chief of Child Psychiatry and Director of the Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families at UVM College of Medicine and Medical Center, Jim has also created a new way to help children and families, The Vermont Family Based Approach a novel health promotion program based on the same pillars of wellness emphasized in WE. The approaches of WE have been applied with great success even in the face of great adversity.

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screenside chatsEpisode 3 - Managing Medication Remotely
AACAP President Gaye Carlson, MD, and Psychopharmacology Committee Co-Chair, Timothy Wilens, MD, discuss virtual practice in the age of COVID-19. Medication prescribing and management is discussed in the context of the changing practice dynamic of telepsychiatry.





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Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD
AACAP President 

Dr. Carlson
specializes in childhood psychopathology and psychopharmacology in general, and the subjects of childhood and adolescent depression, bipolar disorder and suicide ideation. Her research interests include the phenomenology and long-term follow up of young people with bipolar disorder, and the relationship of behavior disorders, developmental disorders, and mood disorders. Her current interest is in the rise of adolescent suicide and risk factors leading to mood disorders, as well as the interaction between mood disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Tim Wilens, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
AACAP Distinguished Fellow


Dr. Tim Wilens, 
is a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association and the and is on the editorial boards or is a scientific reviewer for more than 35 journals. Dr. Wilens is chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and is co-director of the Center for Addiction Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is the MGH Trustees Chair in Addiction Medicine and a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.



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