May 6-7, 2022: Washington State Virtual Integrated Care Conference: Leveraging Integrated Care to Address Health Equity

Resources from the Conference Now Available!

Friday, May 6, 2022,1:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST

Saturday, May 7, 2022, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Washington State Virtual Integrated Care Conference: Leveraging Integrated Care to Address Health Equity  

Our communities across the State of Washington face challenges accessing quality mental healthcare yet demonstrate resiliency by developing innovations to address these inequities. The University of Washington AIMS Center invites you to join speakers representing diverse initiatives and projects to address mental health issues within our communities. Join our conversations to develop a deeper understanding of contextually relevant mental health care issues and learn about community-level innovations around integrated care. Together we can improve mental health care and health equity in our state!
Conference highlights:
  • Keynote by Nathalie Moise, MD, MS, Director of Columbia University Implementation Science Research
  • Keynote by Pamela Collins, MD, MPH, Director of the UW Global Mental Health Program
  • Session threads on addressing health inequities, integrated care and telemedicine, and policy with diverse speakers from across the state

No cost to attend ($25 fee for optional CME, payable after conference)


Friday, May 6

  • 1:00 - 1:30 pm Welcome
  • 1:30 - 2:30 pm Keynote
  • 2:30 - 2:45 pm Break
  • 2:45 - 3:45 pm Breakout Sessions
  • 3:45 - 4:00 pm Break
  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm Breakout Sessions

Saturday, May 7

  • 8:00 - 8:30 am Welcome
  • 8:30 - 9:30 am Keynote
  • 9:30 - 9:45 am Break
  • 9:45 - 10:45 am Breakout Sessions
  • 10:45 - 11:00 am Break
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Breakout Sessions

Detailed Schedule

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The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Speaker and Planner Disclosures

The following have disclosed the described relationships. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Role Description of Relationship
Planner and Speaker  
Anna Ratzliff, MD, PhD Royalties from Wiley Publishers
Avanti Bergquist, MD, MS Advisory Committee/Review Panel, Regence
Sara Smucker Barnwell, PhD Salary/Honoraria from 98point6 and Refresh Mental Health
George Vana, MD HealthSalary/Honoraria from Tribal Health Connections


The following have indicated they do not have any relationships to disclose:

Speaker   Planner
Morhaf Al Achkar, MD, PhD
Sara Barker, MPH
Amy Bauer, MD, MS
Steve Bergquist, MIT
Joseph Cerimele, MD, MPH  
Denise Chang, MD
Lydia Chwastiak, MD, MPH 
Pamela Collins, MD, MPH
Susan Collins, PhD 
James Darnton, MD
Lauren Davis, MSW
Mark Duncan, MD 
Jennifer Erickson, DO 
Will French, MD
Ely Hernandez, MSW
Caleb Holtzer, MD, MPH 
Roger Huijon, MD
Suzanne Hunter 
Sean Johnson, LSWAIC 
Tanya Keeble, MD
John Kern, MD 
Lindsay Knaus, MSW
Kendra Koeplin, MSW, LICSW
Dakotah Lane, MD
Laurie Lippold, MSW
Karen Lizzy, MA, LMHC, SUDP
Melody McKee, LPC
Jessica McLendon, CMA
Mustafa Mohammed, MBCHB, MHP
Nathalie Moise, MD, MS 
Dante Morehead, MPH 
Diem Nguyen, PhD 
Bill O’Connell, EdD 
Julia O’Connor, MSW 
Jennifer Pearlstein, MS 
Tracy Simpson, PhD 
Susan Skillman, MS 
Michelle Sullivan, LMHC
Cara Towle, RN, MSN 
Jurgen Unutzer, MD, MPH, MA 
Salome Valencia-Bohne, LSWAIC
Courtney Valentine, PhD 
Jessica Whitfield, MD, MPH 


Morhaf Al Achkar, MD
Benjamin Descoteaux, LMHC, SUDP
Jennifer Erickson, DO
Alan Gojdics, MEd
Betsy Payn, MA
Diana Roll
Esther Solano
Jacynda Wheeler, DO
Jessica Whitfield, MD, MPH