Keri Hager, Pharm.D., BCACP
University of Minnesota Duluth
Dr. Keri Hager is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota College of pharmacy and a clinical pharmacist with over a decade of clinical practice experience in primary care, and more recently providing clinical pharmacy services within a substance use treament organization. Dr. Hager has a history of successful interprofessional practice, education, service, and research collaboration.
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…