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MI Trainer Presentation

Dr
Damara
Gutnick
Medical Doctor
Business Information
Business name: 
Montefiore
Address line 1: 
584 Broadway
Town/City: 
Hastings
State: 
New York
Postcode/zip code: 
10706
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Email address: 
damaragutnick@gmail.com
Telephone number: 
914-354-5605
Mobile number: 
917-518-5446

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About Me

Damara Gutnick, MD is the medical director of the Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative (MHVC), an Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Population Health at the Einstein School of Medicine, and formerly Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine.   Dr. Gutnick is a founding member and Director of Quality and Research at the non-profit Centre of Comprehensive Motivational Interventions (http://www.centrcmi.ca).   

As a trainer of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and a member of MINT (The Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers), Dr. Gutnick is passionate about encouraging clinicians to incorporate the “spirit” of MI into their discussions with patients and dedicated to integrating MI based best practices into health care delivery systems to support patient centered transformation.   She has consulted nationally with multiple healthcare systems interested in incorporating MI based principles into practice, and presented MI based workshops at national and international forums including the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, American College of Physicians, the Society of General Internal Medicine, and the MINT Forum. Dr. Gutnick is also part of the team who developed Brief Action Planning (BAP), a highly structured, patient centered, stepped care, evidence informed, self management support tool based on the principles and practice of MI.

An internist by training, Dr. Gutnick is passionate about providing culturally competent, quality patient centered care.  She spearheaded corporate wide behavioral health integration and self-management support initiatives for 18 years at the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation and served as an improvement and communication skills coach for behavioral health integration teams across NYC’s HHC’s hospital system.

Service Information
Services offered: 
Introductory Training
Intermediate training
Coaching
Training for Groups
Other
Area of practice: 
Health
Mental Health
Organisational Change
Trainer Statement

Damara Gutnick, MD is the medical director of the Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative (MHVC), an Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Population Health at the Einstein School of Medicine, and formerly Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine.   Dr. Gutnick is a founding member and Director of Quality and Research at the non-profit Centre of Comprehensive Motivational Interventions (http://www.centrcmi.ca).   

As a trainer of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and a member of MINT (The Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers), Dr. Gutnick is passionate about encouraging clinicians to incorporate the “spirit” of MI into their discussions with patients and dedicated to integrating MI based best practices into health care delivery systems to support patient centered transformation.   She has consulted nationally with multiple healthcare systems interested in incorporating MI based principles into practice, and presented MI based workshops at national and international forums including the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, American College of Physicians, the Society of General Internal Medicine, and the MINT Forum. Dr. Gutnick is also part of the team who developed Brief Action Planning (BAP), a highly structured, patient centered, stepped care, evidence informed, self management support tool based on the principles and practice of MI.

An internist by training, Dr. Gutnick is passionate about providing culturally competent, quality patient centered care.  She spearheaded corporate wide behavioral health integration and self-management support initiatives for 18 years at the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation and served as an improvement and communication skills coach for behavioral health integration teams across NYC’s HHC’s hospital system.

Training Interests
Integrating MI skills into practice in medical settings. Team Based Care.
Training language 1: 
English

History

Member for
6 years 10 months
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