John Kern, MD

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John Kern, MD
Clinical Professor

John Kern, MD was the Chief Medical Officer at Regional Mental Health Center in Merrillville, IN, where he practiced for over 25 years. Over the last 10 years, he has developed and supervised several collaborative care programs, including IMPACT-model behavioral health in primary care program, a PBHCI grant providing primary care for a seriously mentally ill population, and has developed and served as Chief Medical Officer of a new Federally Qualified Health Center, working toward a completely integrated health system. He is one of the authors of the recently-published American Psychiatric Press textbook on integrated care for psychiatrists as well as a SAMHSA-sponsored curriculum for training psychiatrists in integrated care, and has taught and consulted widely on integration of care.

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