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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Analysis: State suicide rate rose by 40 percent between 2000 and 2017 »
September 11, Wisconsin Health News The suicide rate in Wisconsin rose 40 percent between 2000 and 2017, according to...
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
National Physician Suicide Awareness Day is September 17 »
At its core, National Physician Suicide Awareness Day remains a day for remembrance of colleagues and friends who have die...
Monday, August 26, 2019
Sept. 10 - Legislative Roundtable: Previewing the Fall Session »
From pharmacy benefit manager reform to dental therapy to direct primary care, lawmakers are gearing up for a fall session...
Friday, August 23, 2019
Addiction Medicine Conference Focuses on Partnerships »
Healing through Partnerships is the theme for the Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine’s 2019 Annual Conference, taking...
Thursday, August 22, 2019
When Your Patient Makes the News »
Republished with permission from Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS) Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD VP,...

WPA News
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
President's Message, August 2019 »
As I was out for a walk the other night, I noted the temperatures had turned chill.  I watched the Sunset over the ro...
Thursday, June 20, 2019
President's Message, June 2019 »
John Schneider, MD, FAPA The world it seems is in a very complex place.  We’re surrounded and beset, seemingly at...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
White Coats, Doctor Day and Advocacy »
President's Message, May 2019 John Schneider, MD Hello from Washington, D.C.!  While I won’t make it to the...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
WPA Welcomes John Schneider MD as President »
Congratulations and welcome to John Schneider, MD who officially takes over as president of the Wisconsin Psychiatric Asso...
Friday, March 29, 2019
Support the WPA-PAC »
Angela Janis, MD, WPA-PAC Board President Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the PAC!  In its first...

Legislative Updates
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Committee approves more funding for child psychiatry consultation program »
August 28, Wisconsin Health News The Senate Committee on Universities, Technical Colleges, Children and Families signe...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Republicans push mental health bills »
August 13, WTMJ Wisconsin Republican lawmakers are circulating a package of bills designed to improve access to me...
Monday, June 24, 2019
Budget would provide $15 million to HSHS Western Wisconsin to expand mental health bed capacity »
June 21, Wisconsin Health News Tucked into the state’s 2019-21 budget bill is $15 million that would head to two weste...
Thursday, June 20, 2019
WPA Legislative Update, June 2019 »
Eric Jensen, WPA Lobbyist It has been a busy time since our last Legislative Update in January… Governor Evers intr...
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Committee plans vote to expand child psychiatry consultation program »
June 5, Wisconsin Health News The lead author of a bill aiming to expand a child psychiatry consultation service said...

APA News
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
PsychSummit Virtual Event Collaboration »
Attention Psychiatry Residents! Mark your calendars for PsychSummit: How to Change the World & Get Paid , a virtual e...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Call for Nominations: App Advisor Expert Panel »
APA is forming an expert panel to develop its forthcoming resource, App Advisor, a tool for clinicians and patients to i...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
August Course of the Month - Being a Good Partner to Law Enforcement: Strategies for Crisis Provid »
Individuals experiencing a mental health crisis are at increased risk for contact with law enforcement, often with tragic...
Monday, July 1, 2019
Course of the Month: A Computer Decision Support System for First-Episode Psychosis Pharmacotherapy »
July Course of the Month - A Computer Decision Support System for First-Episode Psychosis Pharmacotherapy Coordinated...
Friday, June 14, 2019
APA Member Patrice Harris, M.D., Takes Office as President of AMA »
Patrice Harris, M.D., M.A., a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), was sworn in on June 11 as President o...

Members in the News
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Symposium to Address Self-Disclosure of Mental Illness, Burnout Symptoms »
April 2, Psychiatric News, American Psychiatric Association Is it helpful to tell others that you, a psychiatrist, h...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
WPA Member Announces Book Release »
Longtime APA and WPA member, H. Steven Moffic, MD, has shared news of the release of his new book, Islamophobia and Psych...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Membership Milestones »
The American Psychiatric Association recently announced the latest group of members to have been approved for advancement...