Delivering Evidence-Based Care


Delivering Evidence-Based Care

Matthew Hurford, MD President and CEO, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization

We are honored to welcome Dr. Matthew Hurford as our special guest for the annual Clinician Educator Grand Rounds.

Dr. Hurford is the President and CEO at Community Care Behavioral Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit behavioral health managed care organizations. Through government and community partnerships, Community Care serves over one million members by supporting their behavioral health, wellness and recovery. Prior to his current role, Dr. Hurford served as Chief Medical Officer at Community Care Behavioral Health and Chief Medical Officer of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services and Community Behavioral Health. Previously, he served as the Medical Director of the Hall-Mercer Community Mental Health Center and as a Medical Officer Psychiatrist for the Indian Health Service, living and working on the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona. Dr. Hurford holds a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College and an MD from Temple University School of Medicine.

Date & Time. May 21, 2021; 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Join Us Via Zoom. Click on this link to join the lecture; Meeting ID: 923 2546 3652; Passcode: 777841

The entirety of this program will be a lecture by the speaker(s). All individuals able to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients. Registration is not required for this event. This event is free and there will be no refunds. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

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Continuing Education Credit:  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Other health care professionals are awarded .15 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 1.5 contact hours.  In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, information about relationships of presenters with commercial interests (if any) will be included in materials which will be distributed at the time of the conference.  WPH is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. WPH maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.  This program is being offered for 1.5 continuing education credits.
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