Collaborative Mental Health Care Model: Implementing Collaborative Mental Health Care in a Primary Care Setting in Rural Nepal
Speaker: Dr. Bibhav Acharya, MD, Assistant Professor University of California San Fransisco School of Medicine
Bibhav Acharya’s research focuses on developing healthcare delivery models to improve access to mental health in resource-poor settings. He is studying the role of training and supervision in maintaining clinical fidelity of mental health services provided by non-specialists (primary care providers and other clinicians) who are trained and coached by mental health specialists.
He is the Director of UCSF Psychiatry HEAL fellowship in global mental health, which trains Board Eligible/Board Certified psychiatrists as leaders in clinical practice, capacity building, health systems strengthening and health services research in low-resource settings in the United States (Navajo Nation) and abroad (rural Nepal).