Eldercare Voices: Spotlight – Learning to Appreciate Integrated Care to Address Mental Health Needs
Gregg Warshaw, M.D.
The practice of geriatric medicine is characterized by an inter-professional approach. During my career I’ve been fortunate to practice in settings with comprehensive team-based care. Most recently, for the past three years, I have been working in the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill’s Health System. I care for older adults in two out-patient offices affiliated with the Departments of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, Geriatrics Division. Primary care is the primary mission of both practices. These busy, high-quality teaching practices are supported by an array of clinical team members including, physicians, clinical nurse specialists, nurses,