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Mason Turner - Director of Outpatient Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Northern California & Assistant Clinical Professor, UC San Francisco
This seminar will provide an update of the current diagnostic and treatment approaches in the field of Addiction Medicine. Focusing on the role of patient self-efficacy in improving outcomes and engagement in treatment, an experiential activity will help you to understand how to use shared decision making approaches in all of your patient care interactions.
Dr. Mason Turner is the Chief of the Department of Psychiatry at Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco Medical Center and the Director for Outpatient Mental Health and Addiction Medicine for Regional Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Services for Kaiser Permanente, Northern California. Dr. Turner also serves as Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco Medical School, where he teaches medical students at all levels the practice of interviewing patients and clinical reasoning skills. He completed his residency in psychiatry at Harvard University Medical School through Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, in Boston, MA, with additional training in psychotherapy at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies at Massachusetts General Hospital and addiction psychiatry at McLean Hospital.
Community Learning Series, Critical Thinking, Cultural Competence, Effective Communication