The following collaborators in the National Center for Integrated Behavioral Health at Mayo Clinic help advance the science of integrated behavioral health in primary care. These collaborators are leaders and early adopters of integrated care models that evaluate and promote evidence-based practices.
The Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation's focus is transforming the experience and delivery of health and health care with a patient-centered focus. The center's multidisciplinary team turns innovative ideas for medical practice into practical solutions that change how patients receive health care — a medical transformation.
Within the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, the Innovation and Design team addresses unmet needs of patients and providers, producing novel ideas, methods and technology that have transformed the medical practice. Discoveries translate into evidence-based, actionable treatments, processes and procedures that improve care for patients everywhere.
Consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 best hospitals for psychiatry in the country, Mayo Clinic's Department of Psychiatry and Psychology has a long history of reducing the burden of mental health issues on patients and their families. Their research is focused on the development of effective interventions for patients with mental, addictive, behavioral and emotional disorders.
Mayo Clinic nurse-scientists engage in clinical research to improve the health of patients and their caregivers across the life span and to generate knowledge that supports processes to deliver optimal health care. Nurse-scientists engage with physicians and scientists to generate knowledge in fields that span the continuum of care.
The National Center for Integrated Behavioral Health is supported by a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an operating division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. HRSA programs help those in need of high-quality primary health care, people living with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women and mothers. HRSA also supports the training of health care professionals, the distribution of providers to areas where they are needed most and improvements in health care delivery.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
The Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA) promotes comprehensive and cost-effective models of health care delivery that integrate mind and body, individual and family, patients, providers, and communities. CFHA achieves this mission through education, training, partnering, consultation, research and advocacy.
The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine is an association of innovative family medicine educators. These teachers include medical school professors, preceptors, residency program faculty, residency program directors and others involved in family medicine education. Their mission is to advance family medicine to improve health through a community of teachers and scholars.
The Council of Academic Family Medicine Educational Resource Alliance strives to set a standard for family medicine medical education research that is rigorous and generalizable; to provide mentoring and education to junior researchers; to facilitate collaboration between medical education researchers; and to guide the specialty by providing leadership and vision in the arena of medical education research.
The American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network cultivates, conducts and disseminates primary care research in a practice-based setting. The organization assists in realizing overall strategies for achieving improved primary care for the nation.
Diversity Science is a public-benefit company that champions an evidence-based approach to equity and inclusion. The group — composed of experts and practitioners who bring perspectives from behavioral health, organizational management, and diversity, equity and inclusion — translate the latest research into practical and effective tools to create diverse, equitable and inclusive organizations.