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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Milwaukee County officials call for more state aid to provide services »
August 16, Wisconsin Health News Declining state aid is straining the ability of Milwaukee County to provide services...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
UW to host Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training, Sept. 19 »
UW Madison will host a day-long workshop on Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training, presented by national experts Drs. J...
Friday, August 10, 2018
More support needed for student mental health, according to coalition »
August 10, Wisconsin Health News Last month, the Department of Public Instruction awarded more than $3 million to help...
Thursday, August 2, 2018
New Addiction Hotline Launches »
August 2, Wisconsin Health News The University of Wisconsin and UW Health are offering a new hotline allowing primary c...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
State agencies announce mental health grants for schools »
July 25, Wisconsin Health News Two state agencies announced this week that they’re aiming to provide millions of dolla...

WPA News
Thursday, July 5, 2018
BPD is Focus for WPA Spring Meeting »
Providing Stability in an Unstable World: Updates in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder , is...
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Support the New WPA PAC »
Angela Janis, MD, WPA PAC Board President WPA PAC is a newly-formed political action committee that affords members&nb...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
President's Message, June 2018 »
Justin Schoen, MD As July is quickly approaching (and will be here when you read the WPA newsletter), I want...
Monday, June 18, 2018
Michael Miller Elected to AMA Council Leadership »
In competitive elections for council seats, seven delegates were selected by their peers at the AMA House of Delegates to...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
President's Message, May 2018 »
Justin Schoen, MD Hot off of the heels of another successful APA annual meeting, we can return to the next rounds of b...

Legislative Updates
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...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
WPA Legislative Update - Spring 2018 »
Eric Jensen, WPA Lobbyist Doctor Day 2018 and 2019 On January 30 th nearly 500 physicians and medical students c...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Testimony calls for additional mental health funding in school safety package »
March 21, Wisconsin Health News The Senate approved a school safety proposal Tuesday that did not include an increase...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Senate wraps up work, passes opioid bills »
March 21, Wisconsin Health News The Senate approved more than a dozen bills during its final planned floor period of...
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Doctor Day 2018 draws record crowd »
February 1, WMS Medigram Doctor Day 2018 brought more than 450 physicians and medical students from across the state...

APA News
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Help Support the Melvin Sabshin, M.D., Library & Archives »
The American Psychiatric Association Foundation is committed to preserving its collection of historically valuable materia...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
August Course of the Month - Psychotropic Medications and Sleep Disorders »
Psychotropic Medications and Sleep Disorders is the APA Course of the Month for August 2018. Intrinsic sleep disorders...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
APA Receives Funding to Create Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness »
July 12, APA News The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has been awarded a five-year, $14.2 million grant to crea...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
APA Spring 2018 Assembly Recap »
Clarence Chou, MD and Michael Peterson, MD, PhD, Assembly Reps The annual spring APA Assembly and Area 4 Council meeti...
Monday, June 18, 2018
Psychiatrist Elected as AMA President-Elect »
The AMA House of Delegates elected Patrice A. Harris, MD, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, as its president-elect at the AMA A...

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...