Jennifer Nelson Albee, MSW LICSW
Behavioral Health Faculty
Duluth Family Practice Residency, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota and Duluth Family Medicine Clinic, Duluth
Jennifer Nelson Albee earned her Master's of Social Work from the University of Minnesota. She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She is the Behavioral Health Faculty at Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program and also provides patient care as an Integrated Behavioral Health Specialist. She previously provided psychotherapy at the Human Development Center.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Bridging the Mental Health and Medical Care Chasm: Impact of Interprofessional Care Conferences to Enhance Patient Safety and Cultivate Collaborative Skills in Family Medicine Residents Across Two Autonomous Health Systems
Background Patients with severe mental illness often lack care coordination between primary care and mental health providers. Siloed patient care across separate healthcare systems can negatively impact quality and safety of patient care. Team-based care is integral in the effective management of patients with multiple comorbidities, with the family medicine physician central in coordinating holistic care. Family medicine residency programs must provide models of effective interprofessional collaboration and mental health treatment to prepare residents to navigate an evolving healthcare…