Sanjeev Sockalingam

Sanjeev Sockalingam
Vice-Chair, Education
Professor
Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry
Sanjeev Sockalingam
Location
Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
250 College Street
Toronto, ON, M5T 1R8
Appointment Status Primary

Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam is Vice Chair and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and Vice President, Education at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. He is a Clinician Scientist at CAMH and a Centre Researcher at the Wilson Centre at the University Health Network and University of Toronto.

He is currently the co-lead for the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) Ontario Mental Health at the Centre for Addiction and Mental and Health and the University of Toronto, which is a provincial hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing network model building mental health and addiction capacity in rural Ontario.

Dr. Sockalingam has over 160 peer-reviewed publications and is a lead investigator on several peer-reviewed clinical and medical education grants. His education research interest focuses on adaptive expertise, implementation of mental health capacity building using technology and data-informed lifelong learning. His clinical research interests are focused on C-L Psychiatry, specifically obesity and mental health. His education research is focused on training for managing complexity, alignment of quality improvement and continuing professional development, and understanding factors influencing lifelong learning in practice. He has been the recipient of several national and international education awards including the 2018 Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (ACLP) Alan Stoudemire Award for Innovation and Excellence in C-L Psychiatry Education and the Association of Chairs of Psychiatry of Canada Award for Excellence in Education.

He has been the recipient of several national and international education awards including the 2018 Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (ACLP) Alan Stoudemire Award for Innovation and Excellence in C-L Psychiatry Education and the Association of Chairs of Psychiatry of Canada Award for Excellence in Education.

Research/Teaching

Research Synopsis

a. Assessment and management of psychosocial issues related to bariatric surgery, managing psychiatric issues in liver disease, delirium

b. Medical education research, specifically related to continuing professional development, curriculum development and evaluation