Michael Hoge, Ph.D. delivered the 2016 Gailanne Reeh Lecture. Dr. Hoge is a Professor and Director of Clinical Training in Psychology within the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. He also serves as the Director of Yale Behavioral Health, which delivers a broad array of mental health and addiction services to adolescents and adults. As a founding member of The Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce, he was instrumental in launching a national, inter-professional effort to improve the recruitment, retention, and training of individuals who provide prevention and treatment services for persons with mental health and substance use conditions. Michael has consulted on behavioral health workforce issues to the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and to numerous states and organizations. He is the past Chair of the Behavioral Health Professional and Technical Advisory Committee of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and a member of the IOM Committee on the Mental Health Workforce for Geriatric Populations.

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