Patricia Gibson, MD

Patty Gibson, MD is a psychiatrist from Little Rock, AR who has been learning and working in Behavioral Health Integration for almost 10 years. In 2009 she started working at the VA in a new PCMHI (Primary Care Mental Health Integration) blended program in Little Rock and in 2016 spent several months working with a PCMHI team in a VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Oceanside, CA. For the past 2 years she has been the Medical Director for the Arkansas Health Group Behavioral Health Integration Program where she has been leading implementation of this program as part of a CPC+ Practice Transformation Quality Payment program. Their team has grown to include 5 Social Workers, 2 LPC’s and one RN who provide support for their 25 family practice clinics scattered across Arkansas. Their program includes components of several BHI models, including PCBH, Collaborative Care Management, Social Needs Support, and Referral Management in addition to psychiatric consultation for assistance with diagnosis and medication management. They have 7 co-located clinicians and also provide centralized training and support for the other clinics via webpage, email and telephone support. In addition to Psychiatry, Dr. Gibson is board certified in Anesthesiology and Addiction Medicine and has completed 300 hours of training in Medical Acupuncture.

IIBHN 2020 Presentation(s):

Future of Psychiatric Practice in Primary Care
with Si Steinberg, MD
Wednesday, April 1st, 2020. 10:15 – 2:30
Conference Room 110B

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding innovative ways to integrate psychiatry in primary care.
  • Understand psychiatric workforce develop needs in primary care.
  • Conceptualize developing a psychiatric learning collaborative to improve clinical practice in primary care.
Raoul RolfesPatricia Gibson, MD