CHOP Doctors Discuss Shortage of Child Psychiatrists

Published on in CHOP News

Dr. Tami Benton, Chief of Psychiatry at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and Dr. Andi Fu, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellow at CHOP, were featured in a NewsWorks segment about the chronic shortage of child psychiatrists. According to the article, Pennsylvania has about 422 child psychiatrists for 2.7 million kids.

The segment addressed the origins of the shortage, the impact it has had on families and the healthcare system, and the workarounds that have been implemented, such as integrating mental health services into pediatric practices.

Read the full story on NewWorks or listen to the broadcast.


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