WHO WE ARE
DAMARA GUTNICK, M.D
Damara Gutnick, M.D., is the medical director of the Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative Preforming Provider System, an associate professor of medicine and psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and the director of quality and research at the nonprofit Centre for Collaboration, Motivation & Innovation.
As an internist, with special interests in depression, collaborative care for chronic disease, self-management support and motivational interviewing, Dr. Gutnick is passionate about engaging patients in their own care.
Prior to joining Montefiore’s DSRIP team she served as “Physician Champion” of the Bellevue Hospital Collaborative Depression Team and as a network coach for the NYC Health and Hospital’s Corporation (HHC) supporting collaborative care implementation efforts through team coaching in systems redesign and development of patient-centered communication skills across the HHC network.