Primary Care - Behavioral Health Integration Program


Our Mission

To improve health outcomes for patients receiving primary care at the University of Chicago by increasing access to behavioral health care and implementing sustainable innovative programs for behavioral health screening and management.

Who We Are 

We are general internists, health psychologists, psychiatrists, and mental health researchers who meet biweekly to brainstorm and solve issues related to primary care-behavioral health integration.

What We Do 

  • Innovations to increase integrated primary care-behavioral health care
  • Resources for primary care providers to provide evidence-based mental health care
  • Expert consultations on primary care-behavioral health integration and CMS quality requirements for UCM
  • Collaboration with UCM health information technology to implement electronic health record protocols to improve quality of mental health care
  • Solutions to problems related to access to behavioral health care for patients at UCM
  • Advocacy for increased access to mental health resources

Our History

We invite you to explore a timeline of how PC-BHIP has expanded.

Internal Partners

PC-BHIP partners with the following organizations within the UChicago Medicine community to spread and grow our mission of integrated patient care. Click on the logos of our internal partners below to learn more information.