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Thursday, March 7, 2019
Vos creates task force on suicide prevention »
March 7, Wisconsin Health News A new Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention will address the increasing rates of...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Wisconsin Medical Society, medical schools partner to host conference April 5-6 »
Summer is only a few months away, and the Wisconsin Medical Society has teamed up with the Medical College of Wisconsin (M...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Building Commission releases funds for MCW, mental health projects »
February 26, Wisconsin Health News The state's Building Commission recently approved the release of funds to help the...
Friday, February 8, 2019
SPRC Releases New Suicide Prevention Video Series »
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) announced the release of a new video series on strategic communication plannin...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Report: Wisconsin Youth Suicide Rate on the Rise »
January 29, Wisconsin Health News Wisconsin is seeing an increase in youth suicide, according to an annual report....

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
Monday, January 28, 2019
February Course of the Month - Psychiatrists and the Treatment of Pain »
Concerns about undertreatment of pain have led to rapid growth in the rates of prescription opioids and a dramatic increas...
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...

Members in the News
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...
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...