Arizona Telemedicine Program CME webinar series | Practicing telehealth across states lines: Impact of state medical licensing on college student mental health


noon to 1 p.m., Dec. 5, 2023



The practice and delivery of health care is changing with an emphasis on improving quality, safety, efficiency and access to care. Telemedicine can help you achieve these goals! The Arizona Telemedicine Program and Southwest Telehealth Resource Center invite you to a free one-hour CME webinar on the implementation and practice of telemedicine.

Impact of state medical licensing on college student mental health

Join us to learn about the latest research on state medical licensure requirements and it's association with the lack of continuity of mental health care for college students.

This webinar is made possible through funding provided by Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (U1U42527).

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Presenter Details

Rachel Conrad, MD
Psychiatrist and Faculty
Harvard School Center for Bioethics
Conrad is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and is faculty at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics. She is a fellow in the Eisenhower Fellowship USA Justice program. She has more than twenty academic publications related to youth mental health and medical ethics. Conrad has received numerous awards and speaks at local, regional and national conferences.

Tara Sklar, JD, MPH (Moderator)
Faculty Director, Health Law & Policy Program Associate Scholar; Distinguished Public Service Scholar
University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Sklar is the faculty director of the Health Law & Policy Program at Arizona Law. She also holds appointments as associate director for Telehealth Law & Policy with the Arizona Telemedicine Program and for Innovations in Healthy Aging with the University of Arizona Health Sciences. Sklar currently serves as a telehealth policy consultant with the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration in the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth.

Outcome objectives

  • Describe the context of youth mental health crisis.
  • Identify the barriers related to state medical licensing, licensing exemptions and telehealth registries.
  • Discuss outcome of "secret shopper study" assessing psychiatrists' awareness of exemptions and willingness to see students across state lines.

Accreditation statement
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure statement
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that could constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.