Opinion: Filling Telehealth gaps in college mental health

Yujuan Choy, MD Chief Psychiatrist at the counseling center at UCI writes, “Many state medical boards have loosened restrictions so that physicians can practice across state lines in a limited capacity during the COVID-19 health emergency. … One proposal is to create a special telepsychiatry license allowing campus psychiatrists to work with students enrolled in their universities, regardless of where the students are located. This proposal is worth considering for the following reasons ….”