New medical directors join Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is pleased to announce our board of directors has approved the establishment of two new medical director positions, and to welcome Drs. Abhishek Mehra and Rob Meeder to these positions.
As Medical Director Outpatient Services, Dr. Mehra will focus on building partnerships and programs across acute and community services to enhance collaborations. Dr. Meeder, in the role of Medical Director for Child and Youth Mental Health, will support Waypoint’s existing youth programs and work with partners to improve accessible, coordinated and high quality mental health care for children and youth across the system.
“Waypoint is one of the members of the Central Ontario Regional Ontario Health Team for Specialized Populations, a group of ten partners working together to develop an Innovative Model of health care supporting mental health and addiction services in the region,” says Dr. Nadiya Sunderji, Waypoint Psychiatrist-in-Chief. “Our new Strategic Plan has a focus on leadership and collaborative partnerships in support of exceptional patient experiences and outcomes. These two new medical directors will help move these priorities forward.”
Triple Board certified in psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry and brain injury medicine, Dr. Mehra has practiced across the United States. He most recently held the position of Regional Chief of Psychiatry, Behavioral Health Services at Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville, Pennsylvania and was an Adjunct Professor at Kings College. He has held past leadership roles in Behaviour Health and Primary Care Services at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Wyoming, and has led the implementation of integrated and collaborative care ...
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