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Cal-MAP Consultations: Helping You Manage Patients with Mental Health Challenges

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Where should you go when faced with a patient with behavioral/mental health challenges? We will offer clinical examples of how Cal-MAP provides pediatric primary care providers with free consultation and training with specialized child psychiatrists, psychologists and care coordinators. Join us for our Mental Health Chapter Chat on Tuesday, May 21, 7:00pm – 8:30pm!




Introducing the Chapter Chat!

Sohil R. Sud, MD, MA

Introducing the Chapter Chat

Sohil R Sud, MD, MPH, FAAP is the director of the Children & Youth Behavioral Health Initiative, part of the California Health & Human Services Agency.


Meet Our Speakers

Joan Jeung, MD, MPH, FAAP


Joan Jeung MD MPH FAAP is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. Dr. Jeung serves as Senior Associate Director of the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Access Portal (Cal-MAP), the pediatric mental health care access program for California. She also directs the Resilience Clinic at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, a primary care-based, caregiver/child group intervention for young children (ages 0-5) exposed to adversity. Outside of UCSF, Dr. Jeung serves on the Executive Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Healthy Mental and Emotional Development and on the AAP Pediatric Mental Healthcare Access National Advisory Group.


Petra Steinbuchel, MD


Dr. Petra Steinbuchel is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and clinical professor at UCSF. She is the Director of the California Child and Adolescent Mental Health Access Portal (Cal-MAP), a consultative pediatric mental health access program designed to increase access to timely, culturally responsive and evidence-based pediatric mental health care within primary care for youth age 0-25.

She has held several key leadership and teaching positions at UCSF and has led efforts to implement expanded access of evidence-based interventions to diverse and vulnerable populations, including developing collaborative partnerships between behavioral health and pediatric primary care providers in medical inpatient, outpatient and school-based settings.




Renee C. Wachtel, MD, FAAP – Alameda Area Director 

Renee C. Wachtel, MD, FAAP is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the UCSF School of Medicine. She chairs the CAC1 AAP Committees on Development and Behavior and School Health and is a Director at Large as well. She is a tireless advocate for children with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges.


Diane Dooley, MD, FAAP – Mental Health Committee Chair

Diane Dooley MD, FAAP is the Chairperson of the AAP Chapter 1 Mental Health Committee and AAP California Mental Health Legislative Team. She retired from clinical practice after working at Contra Costa Health Services for 39 years. She partners with AAP pediatricians to advance improved access and quality of behavioral health care for California’s children and youth.