Join us for a CME dinner program in Rome…Tuesday, April 30

No Reason to Dine & Dash – Stay, Eat and Learn – Tools to Advance Integration of Behavioral Health in Your Practice

Interested in learning how to implement the Collaborative Care Model into your practice for behavioral health?  Join the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians, Alliant Quality and the American Psychiatric Association on April 30, 2019 in Rome, GA where Dr. John Kern, MD, Clinical Professor University of Washington AIMS Center will discuss “Applying the Integrated Care Approach: Implementation Strategies”.  Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this interactive workshop.

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: The Vogue 247 Broad Street, Rome, Georgia 30161 (Downtown Rome)
Cost: *Free (Dinner sponsored by the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians)

Applying the Collaborative Care Approach: Implementation Strategies The Collaborative Care Model has the most evidence among integration models to demonstrate its effective and efficient integration in terms of, improving clinical outcomes, improving access, increasing patient satisfaction, and controlling costs, in a variety of primary care settings – rural, urban, and among veterans.

The Collaborative Care Model is a team based, person-centered, population based, accountable, and measured based treatment to target model.

Upon completion of this session, attendees will understand:

  1. How to identify behavioral health conditions present in primary care that can be managed through Collaborative Care
  2. How initiating treatment as part of a team is different than doing it alone
  3. How measurement and treatment to target follow-up can be done in Collaborative Care
  4. Proper coding and billing for Collaborative Care
  5. Key strategies for developing the primary care physician-psychiatrist contract
  6. The role of the accountability principle in a team’s functioning

Click HERE to RSVP. (Reservations are open to the first 50 physicians and clinical staff)

Note: Check-in begins at 6:00 pm with educational session commencing at 6:30 pm.

Accreditation and Credit:


The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.