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Psychiatric Services Editor Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H., and Podcast Editor and co-host Josh Berezin, M.D., M.S., discuss key aspects of research recently published by Psychiatric Services. Tune in to learn about the latest mental health services research and why it is relevant. Topics include community-based treatment programs, collaborative care, evidence-based treatment and service delivery, criminal and social justice, policy analysis, and more.

Aug 5, 2020

Ayana Jordan, M.D., Ph.D., joins Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss disparities in initiation of and engagement in mental health care among persons from racial-ethnic minority groups. This topic formed the basis of an Editor's Choice collection assembled by Dr. Jordan.

Dr. Jordan is the associate program director of the adult psychiatry training program and an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. She also is a member of the Psychiatric Services Early-Career Psychiatrist Advisory Committee.

  • Dr. Jordan's career interests [2:11]
  • Development of the Editor's Choice collection on mental health disparities by race and ethnicity of adults [6:44]
  • Dr. Jordan's perspectives in the area of mental health disparities [10:50]
  • Dr. Dixon's statement on racism and creation of an advisory group to address racism as it relates to the journal [17:37]
  • Dr. Jordan's plans to update the Editor's Choice collection [20:21]
  • Dr. Berezin's take on the Editor's Choice collection [23:08]
  • How health care systems can engage with policy, historical, and structural issues involving racism [24:37]
  • Interventions required to address racism in health care and in scientific research [28:33]
  • How funding priorities in scientific research affect racism [36:16]
  • Final thoughts on the subject [38:38]

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