by Jasmine Phiri
August 8, 2019
Director, Hospital Transition and Reintegration Services,
Caitlin Apo is the Director of the Patient Discharge Coordination program at the McClendon Center, a five star Washington DC community mental health agency. She manages psychiatric outreach teams to serve adults diagnosed with complicated mental health needs by utilizing innovative approaches to care, such as telehealth services. She directs community health programs for DC Medicaid Chartered Organizations to serve hospitalized patients with complex medical, psychiatric, and substance abuse recovery needs. In addition, she has promoted various community partnerships to coordinate services in areas such as homeless services, medical health, and substance abuse recovery including medication assisted treatment. Her belief that every person deserves unique and individualized comprehensive care has led to improved healthcare access in low income communities.