News

Mental health takes big step forward in state

UW Medicine newsroom | October 15, 2021

Mental health in our region took a huge step forward with the groundbreaking of a new building at UW Medical Center–Northwest to care for patients and train the next generation of behavioral health providers. “In two short years, we will open a state-of-the-art training facility to heal visible and invisible injuries,” said Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA. The story was covered in The Seattle Times, KOMO Radio, KING 5 and FOX 13.

Feature

Lummi Tribal Health Center Rotation for Psychiatry Residents

September 30, 2021

An integrated care rotation for senior psychiatry residents focuses on delivering care via telepsychiatry to a rural, Coast Salish indigenous population in northwestern Washington state.

 

Events

Grand Rounds - Partnering with Black Churches to Promote Mental Health Equity

Oct 29, 2021 | 12-1 PM PST

Sidney Hankerson, MD, MBA, will review socio-ecological factors that contribute to mental health inequities and describe a novel, church-based depression intervention with a focus on engaging Black men in depression care.