Office Hours for Complex Care: How to Establish and Maintain Street Medicine Programs within a Hospital Setting
Dr. Sheryl Fleisch, a psychiatrist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), will discuss her experience with her successful street psychiatry program, embedded within VUMC. Dr. Fleisch will then answer questions about how to launch and maintain similar programs in partnership with hospitals and medical centers.
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About the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance
Founded in 1999, the Alliance bridges the institutions of Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Its mission is to enrich learning and advance clinical research in three primary areas -- community engagement, interprofessional education and research -- by developing and supporting mutually beneficial partnerships between Meharry Medical College, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the communities they serve. Through community engagement, the Alliance serves a large community of stakeholders including surrounding universities and colleges, community organizations, faith-based outlets and community health centers. Its interprofessional education enhances students' interdisciplinary understanding and improves patient outcomes through integrated care. The research conducted provides access to experienced grant writers and materials supporting the grant application process and facilitates grant-writing workshop.