As part of the Integrated Care Fellowship, each fellow will participate in rotations in the following areas:
  • Collaborative Care 
    Fellows will work closely with a psychiatric consultant and participate in a weekly phone consultation with a care manager and/or work in a clinic setting providing caseload consultation (16 hours per week).
  • Research 
    The goal of the research rotation is to provide supervised experience in designing, conducting, and/or writing up results of research projects, or in reviewing and synthesizing a body of research literature (4 hours per week).
  • Telepsychiatry 
    Fellows will spend six (6) months providing weekly telepsychiatry services through the Veteran’s Administration (VA) Hospital and six (6) months providing telepsychiatry consultation services to a UW neighborhood clinic in the Behavioral Health Integration Program (BHIP) (8 hours per week).
  • Implementation
    The fellow will pair with a faculty member who has implementation experience to support the implementation of collaborative care in a community primary care practice (4 hours per week).
  • Quality Improvement 
    This rotation includes an introduction to quality Iiprovement (QI), demonstration of how QI processes can be applied to current UW integrated care models, and provides an opportunity for active learning whereby fellows complete a QI project themselves (4 hours per week).