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Thursday, January 11, 2018
Psychiatric Summary, Winter 2018 »
Issue XXIII, Winter 2018 by: Frederick Langheim, MD, PhD This issue marks the twenty-third installment consolidatin...
Friday, January 5, 2018
Wisconsin Psychiatry Training Update, January 2018 »
MCW Central Wisconsin Residency Update Edward Krall, MD, MS, FAPA, Director of Residency Training The Medical Col...
Friday, December 15, 2017
DHS plans Dementia Summit in March »
December 15, Wisconsin Health News   The Department of Health Services is planning another Dementia Summit a...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Society supports bills to fight psychiatry shortage, promote safer drug practices »
December 14, WMS Medigram The Wisconsin Medical Society has registered strong support for legislation that would creat...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Heifetz Resigns as Medicaid Director »
December 6, Wisconsin Health News The Department of Health Services has accepted the resignation of Medicaid Director...

WPA News
Friday, January 5, 2018
President's Message, January 2018 »
By Justin Schoen, MD As we have now entered 2018, I want to take a moment to reflect back on 2017. As a professional a...
Thursday, October 26, 2017
President's Message, October 2017 »
By Justin Schoen, MD On the coat tails of a successful fall meeting, I wanted to share a number of thoughts and updates...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
President's Message, Summer 2017 »
Justin Schoen, MD, FAPA It is June and summer is quickly approaching. Most children are getting out of school and we a...
Friday, April 21, 2017
Save the Date! October 5-6: WPA 2017 Fall Conference in Milwaukee »
The WPA 2017 Fall Conference, "Psychiatry Update: Ethics, Integrated Care, and Complex Patient Interactions," will take pl...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
President's Message, Spring 2017 »
By Jeffrey Marcus, MDHappy Early Spring Greetings: I must say – the last couple of years have just flown by…  T...

Legislative Updates
Friday, January 5, 2018
WPA Legislative Update, January 2018 »
Eric Jensen, WPA Lobbyist Doctor Day 2018 Doctor Day 2018 is almost here! On Tuesday, January 30 th hundreds of...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Bill allows free clinic doctors, dentists to apply for loan forgiveness program »
December 20, Wisconsin Health News An Assembly committee is planning to take up a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would...
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
AB-638: Advisory Council on Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder »
Barbara Hale-Richlen, MD, FAPA On December 13, in a packed hearing at the State Capitol, our State Representatives p...
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
WPA President-Elect testifies on bill that would offer incentives to psychiatrists »
December 20, Wisconsin Health News  The chair of the Assembly Committee on Mental Health has resurrected a propo...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Call to Action - Workers Comp »
The legislature is considering legislation based on proposals from the Workers Compensation Advisory Council.  The pr...

APA News
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
APA Calls for End to 'Arm Chair' Psychiatry »
January 9, American Psychiatric Association Today, the  American Psychiatric Association (APA) reiterates its con...
Friday, January 5, 2018
Membership Milestones »
The American Psychiatric Association recently announced the latest group of members to have been approved for advancement...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
January 2018 Course of the Month »
January Course of the Month - Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression The therapeutic potential of ketamine has...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
APA Foundation Raises Money for Hurricane Relief »
APA members and staff raised more than $30,000 for disaster relief efforts in the wake of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Mari...
Monday, December 18, 2017
APA Legislative Update, December 2017 »
Amanda Chesley Blecha, Esq. Regional Field Director - State Government Affairs, Midwest Department of Government Re...