Jennifer is a fifth year resident in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, Canada. She completed a BSc in Microbiology and Immunology and MD at the University of British Columbia. Her clinical interests include the psychiatric care of the medically ill including collaborative models of care. Jennifer has also presented at national and international conferences on the use of social media and professionalism for mental health care providers.
Jennifer Laidlaw writes her debut blog on a recent RCT in JAMA about collaborative care for adolescent depression in primary care. The trial concludes that collaborative care is both feasible and effective in improving outcomes, but Jennifer highlights a number of limitations and questions for future research.[read the full story...]