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Comorbid Behavioral Health and Physical Health Conditions
Join our board certified psychiatrists and behavioral health medical directors for a one‐hour webinar on comorbid behavioral health and physical health conditions. Those who attend will earn one continuing medical education credit (CME) or continuing education unit (CEU).
You’ll gain a high‐level overview of the epidemiology of comorbid medical and mental health conditions and how they impact each other. This introductory training will focus on behavioral health in the primary care setting, with treatment options across settings.

- Monday, October 25, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. CST

- Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. CST

-Friday, October 29, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. CST

Physicians MDs, DO's, nurses, physician assistants and nurse practitioners can use AOA Cat 1-4 credit toward licensure. Psychologists, social workers and mental health counselors (LPC, LCPC, LPCC) can use the Social Work CEU credit toward licensure.

The New Mexico Osteopathic Medical Association (NMOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. NMOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Social Work CEUs Approved by NASW-NM. The Licensee must maintain proof of continuing education courses taken for the past four (4) years. The New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Social Work Licensing Board reserves the right to audit a licensee’s continuing education records as it deems necessary. This event has been approved for a total of 1 CEU.
Please choose only one webinar to attend.
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Speakers

Brooke Parish, MD
After finishing a residency in Internal Medical and Psychiatry and fellowships in health care policy and forensic psychiatry, Dr. Parish started her career at the University of New Mexico as faculty. There she held multiple positions, including: Associate Vice Chair for Patient Safety and Quality in the Department of Psychiatry, and Executive Medical Director of Utilization Review for UNM Hospitals. She also joined the Joint Commission as Physician Surveyor for the hospital program (over 10 years, ongoing), where she still works. She is the Behavioral Health Medical Director for Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, and maintains a locum tenens practice as a Hospitalist. She enjoys teaching and lecturing on medical, psychiatry, integrated care, patient safety and quality, systems of care and care delivery, and disaster medicine topics, and she serves on the APA assembly and work as a medical officer with the National Disaster Medical
Tom Allen, MD
Dr. Tom Allen currently is an Executive Medical Director of Behavioral Health, Government Programs, at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, and chief psychiatrist for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid program in Illinois.  After graduating from college at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, he completed medical school, along with a residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine, at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.  He worked for approximately ten years as a psychiatrist in community mental health and private practice before transitioning to managed care.  He is board-certified in both psychiatry and hospice and palliative medicine.