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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
CDC COCA Call: COVID-19 & Telehealth Implementation: Stories from the Field »
During this COCA Call, presenters will discuss telehealth benefits and challenges during and after the COVID-19 pandemic....
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
HHS Renews Declaration of Public Health Emergency for COVID-19 »
APA Psychiatric News Alert Monday, July 27, 2020 Last week, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar...
Sunday, July 26, 2020
UW medical school dean: Wisconsin must 'reverse course' on COVID-19 trends »
July 24, Wisconsin Health News Dr. Robert Golden, dean of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Heal...
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Universal Health Services starts construction on West Allis facility »
July 23, Wisconsin Health News Pennsylvania-based Universal Health Services has started construction on their West Allis...
Thursday, July 23, 2020
DHS: Suspected opioid overdoses up 117 percent »
July 23, Wisconsin Health News The Department of Health Services said Wednesday that suspected opioid overdoses are up 1...

WPA News
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Open Letter Encourages Mask-Wearing »
The Wisconsin Psychiatric Association joined a coalition of medical societies in Wisconsin that created an open letter to...
Monday, June 8, 2020
President's Message, June 2020 »
John Schneider, MD, FAPA WPA President Dear Colleagues, Like you, I am deeply saddened by the recent tragic event...
Monday, June 1, 2020
WPA Congratulates Class of 2020 Psychiatry Residents »
The Wisconsin Psychiatric Association congratulates this year's class of psychiatry resident graduates:...
Monday, May 18, 2020
President's Message, May 2020 »
John Schneider, MD, FAPA WPA President, 2019-2021 Dear Colleagues, Thanks to all who participated in our first vi...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
President's Message, March 2020 »
John Schneider, MD, FAPA WPA President Dear WPA Members, We are acutely aware of the effects the COVID-19 pan...

Legislative & Policy Updates
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Wisconsin Medicaid Telehealth Expansion Webinar: Stakeholder Input Session for Providers »
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) invites you to attend a Medicaid Telehealth Expansion interactive webina...
Thursday, July 16, 2020
WPA-PAC Needs Your Support »
In this election year more than ever, your donation to WPA's Political Action Committee will help grow our relationships w...
Thursday, July 16, 2020
WPA Legislative & Political Update, July 2020 »
Hubbard Wilson Zelenkova, LLC WPA Contract Lobbyists Legislative News The legislative floor session was cut short b...
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Governor Releases COVID-19 Legislation »
Governor Evers released a 65-page draft piece of  legislation  and a  draft joint resolution  on Satur...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Temporary Changes to Telehealth Policy and Clarifications for Behavioral Health »
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, ForwardHealth is temporarily changing certain policy requirements for services deliv...

APA News
Monday, July 27, 2020
Psychiatrists Still Not Reimbursed on Par With Primary Care Physicians »
APA Psychiatric News Alert Friday, July 24, 2020 Medicaid often reimburses psychiatrists less than primary care physici...
Sunday, July 26, 2020
APA Webinar Recording: Advancing the Use of Telehealth through Education and Advocacy »
With COVID-19 evolving rapidly across the world, APA's Committee on Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters and the APA's Coun...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
APA Member Survey Highlights Benefits of Telehealth Use During Pandemic »
June 30, APA Blog Post Saul Levin, MD, MPA, FRCP-E CEO & Medical Director, American Psychiatric Association Sinc...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
APA Call for Nominations »
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) seeks nominations for the following open Board of Trustee offices in the upcomi...
Monday, July 6, 2020
APA’s Presidential Task Force to Address Structural Racism Throughout Psychiatry »
APA’s Presidential Task Force to Address Structural Racism Throughout Psychiatry recently launched a quick, initial survey...

Members in the News
Thursday, March 26, 2020
WPA Leader Erica Larson Elected to New Leadership Roles »
WPA congratulates Executive Council member Erica Larson, DO for her newly-elected leadership roles at the state and nation...
Friday, February 28, 2020
Moffic editor of newly published book on Anti-Semitism and Psychiatry »
WPA member H. Steven Moffic, MD, editor of  Anti-Semitism and Psychiatry , shared news that the book has been publish...
Monday, December 30, 2019
WPA Members Achieve Fellow Status »
The Wisconsin Psychiatric Association congratulates five members who recently achieved Fellow status with the American Psy...
Monday, December 30, 2019
Eight WPA Members Advance to Distinguished Fellow Status »
The American Psychiatric Association recently announced the latest group of members to have been approved for advancement...