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The Pandemic Continues: Telepsychiatry; New Episode of "Psychiatry Advances"

August 9, 2020

Psychiatry Advances LogoJoin UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, a national leader in innovative treatment of mental health and addictive disorders, for a new, monthly podcast series — Psychiatry Advances.

With host Loren Roth, MD, MPH, psychiatric, psychological, nursing, and rehabilitative professionals are invited to discover innovative research and patient-centered programs at the cutting edge of psychiatry and behavioral health sciences. Dr. Roth is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry. He continues to actively teach and work at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. He is also the former Chief Medical Officer of UPMC and the previous associate senior vice chancellor for Clinical Policy and Planning, Health Sciences, at the University of Pittsburgh.

Gina Perez, MD, is assistant professor of Psychiatry and associate chief of the Behavioral Health Network and Telepsychiatry for UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. In this episode, Dr. Perez describes the considerable expansion and implications for the future of telepsychiatry in treating psychiatric patients. She also reviews how most of these changes will persist post-pandemic, thereby altering psychiatric medical care broadly. This is the second episode of the Psychiatry Advances Pandemic Series. See all available episodes below.

Episode 1: Pandemic: Leadership - Visibility and Communication with Ken Nash, MD
Episode 2: The Pandemic Continues: Telepsychiatry with Gina Perez, MD
Episode 3: The Pandemic Continues: Addiction Services with Jody Glance, MD
Episode 4: The Pandemic Continues: Non-Psychiatric/Psychiatric Crisis Services with Jack Rozel, MD

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