Rural Behavioral Health Web Casts/Webinars

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Using Telemedicine to Enhance Service Delivery in Rural Areas


Dr. Jay Shore, MD
November 2005

Please note, CEU's are no longer available for this presentation.


Web cast Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will learn how telemedicine technologies can be used to enhance service delivery to rural populations
  2. Specific case example from work with rural American Indian and Alaska Native populations will be used to illustrate the implementation process for telemedicine technologies
  3. Participants will become familiar with the menu of telemedicine technologies available in health care

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Jay H. Shore, M.D., MPH

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Department of Psychiatry’s American Indian and Alaska Native Programs (AIANP)

Dr. Shore obtained his bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Macalester College and then participated in a Fulbright Fellowship to Australia working with Australian Aboriginal communities.  Dr. Shore received his medical and public health degrees from Tulane University School of Medicine and Public Health.  He completed an internship in psychiatry at the State University of New York at Buffalo and his general training in psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.  After residency he undertook an NIMH sponsored research fellowship at the AIANP examining the reliability and process of telepsychiatry with American Indian Veterans.   Dr. Shore has received the APA/Lilly Resident Research Award, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Resident Research Award, the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture’s Spiegel Memorial Fellowship, was selected as a Laughlin Fellow to the American College of Psychiatrists and serves as an examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Shore is currently participating in several telehealth projects at the AIANP which include ongoing development, implementation, and assessment of telehealth programs in Native Communities aimed at improving both quality, and access to care.   Dr. Shore has led the AIANP efforts to establish the American Indian Telepsychiatry Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Services in conjunction with the Department of Veterans Affairs.   He also is the attending physician for a clinic that trains psychiatric residents in the use of telepsychiatry through treatment of veterans in rural Colorado .  Dr. Shore sits on the regional Veterans Affairs (VISN 19) telehealth planning committee.  He has authored several published manuscripts on American Indian populations which have focused on telepsychiatry, posttraumatic stress disorder, and the impact of alcohol use on physical health.   Dr. Shore works in the Department of Psychiatry as a clinical supervisor, course director, and lecturer.  He serves as an Associate Medical Director for the Colorado Physicians Health Program, which offers peer assistance services for licensed physicians and physician assistants in Colorado with psychosocial, psychiatric and/or medical problems.