Patty Gibson is a physician, who is board certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine and Anesthesiology. She is co-founder and Chief Medical Officer for Arkansas Behavioral Health Integration (ABHIN) which is a non-profit organization whose mission is to meet the challenges of integrating healthcare by building relationships, sharing resources, providing education and trainings, and advocacy for all. (www.ABHINetwork.org)
Dr Gibson is also a consulting psychiatrist to the Arkansas Health Group Behavioral Health Integration Team and core faculty with the Baptist Health-UAMS Psychiatry Residency Program in Little Rock.
Behavioral Health Integration is an ideal expression for Dr. Gibson’s passion for working in interdisciplinary teams and transforming healthcare to focus on healing of the whole person. She has been actively involved in integrated behavioral health and value-based population health for more than ten years including working with blended integrated health teams in Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) programs at Veterans Healthcare Systems in Little Rock, AR and Oceanside, CA.
She is co-chairman of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA) Psychiatry Special Interest Group and an advisor for the Interprofessional Primary Care Institute (IPCI).
She currently lives with her husband and two dogs and enjoys living and being outdoors in Arkansas, “The Natural State.”