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Friday, January 11, 2019
Webinar Series on Physician Resilience »
A monthly webinar series,  Health Care Workforce Resilience,  jointly sponsored by the Wisconsin Medical Socie...
Friday, December 21, 2018
Senior Psychiatrists Group Offers Complimentary Membership »
The Senior Psychiatrists, Inc., formerly known as the APA Lifers , is offering complimentary membership to all Distinguis...
Friday, December 21, 2018
Medical Records and the Law webinar to focus on mental health, substance abuse records »
December 20, WMS Medigram The Wisconsin Medical Society’s popular Medical Records and the Lawwebinar series will...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
DHS Awards Mental Health Grants »
November 14, Wisconsin Health News  The Department of Health Services has awarded grants to 15 counties to impro...
Friday, November 9, 2018
WI Medical Society Adopts Strategies to Address Psychiatrist Shortage »
November 8, Medigram Wisconsin Medical Society  With nearly 1.45 million residents living with mental or beha...

WPA News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
President's Message, January 2019 »
Justin Schoen, MD, FAPA WPA President With the holidays now passed, we begin the transition back into more daylight,...
Friday, January 11, 2019
WMS Mental and Behavioral Health Task Force »
Molli Rolli, MD, WMS President and WPA Treasurer Over the past few years the shortage of psychiatrists in Wisconsin ha...
Monday, December 17, 2018
President's Message, December 2018 »
J ustin Schoen, MD, FAPA; WPA President As 2018 comes to a close, I wanted to take a brief moment and refle...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
President's Message, November 2018 »
Justin Schoen, MD, FAPA; WPA President It is deer season in Wisconsin, and the hunters are enjoying their day...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Addressing Fallout After Mass Shootings and Emergency Evaluations »
The following position statement of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP) is a good reminder for all ps...

Legislative Updates
Friday, January 11, 2019
WI Legislative Update, January 2019 »
Eric Jensen, Jensen Government Relations, LLC After what feels like a never-ending election cycle, the 2019-20 Session...
Friday, January 11, 2019
APA Legislative Update, January 2019 »
Amanda Chesley Blecha, Esq. Regional Field Director, State Government Affairs, American Psychiatric Association M...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Election Update 2018 »
Eric Jensen, Jensen Government Relations LLC Searching for a word to summarize last night’s Wisconsin state elections...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
WPA Legislative Update, Fall 2018 »
Eric Jensen, Jensen Government Relations LLC WPA Lobbyist In a few short weeks, on Tuesday, November 6 th , Wisconsi...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Supreme Court Upholds Cap on Noneconomic damages »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its ruling on June 27 in the Ascaris Mayo v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Co...

APA News
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
January Course of the Month: Levels of Care in Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders »
The transition from childhood to adolescence and subsequently adulthood are unique developmental periods with significant...
Friday, December 21, 2018
APA's 2019 Federal Advocacy Conference is March 11-12 »
APA's 2019 Federal Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC is a unique opportunity to lobby members of Congress on issues th...
Friday, December 21, 2018
APA/APAF Fellowship Applications Due January 31, 2019 »
The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) is accepting applications through January 31, 2019 for eight Fellow...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Renew Your Membership for 2019 »
Thanks to your continued support, APA has accomplished many of the goals we set this past year. Please renew your membersh...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
November Course of the Month: Comorbidity of Marijuana and Mental Illness »
Accumulating evidence from psychiatry implicates marijuana use, especially in adolescence, as a risk factor for poor educa...

Members in the News
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
In Memoriam: Diana Lampsa, MD »
Diana J. Lampsa MD, APA and former WPA member, died on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 after a tragic car crash in Chicago. Born...
Friday, May 11, 2018
Two UW Psychiatry Residents Recognized with APA Fellowships »
Michelle Hume MD, PhD and Melanie Scharrer, MD, residents in the Psychiatry Residency Program at the University of Wiscons...
Thursday, May 3, 2018
O'Grady Named Medical Director of My Choice Family Care »
WPA Member Joseph O’Grady Jr., MD, has been named Medical Director of My Choice Family Care, which helps frail seniors and...
Monday, April 16, 2018
Rolli Inaugurated as Wisconsin Medical Society President »
Jerry Halverson, MD, DFAPA Friday the 13 th of April 2018 was a lucky day for the physicians and patients of Wisconsi...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Kalin Named Editor of American Journal of Psychiatry »
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) announced today that Ned H. Kalin, M.D., will assume the role of Editor in Chie...