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Thursday, April 2, 2020
Wisconsin Emergency Order 16 Telehealth Guidance »
The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services has received numerous inquiries regarding  Emergency Ord...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
ForwardHealth Expands List of Drugs Available Through Expedited Emergency Supply »
Effective for dates of service on and after April 1, 2020, ForwardHealth, which has an expedited emergency supply policy d...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Gov Evers Announces 2nd Package of Legislative Proposals Providing COVID-19 Relief & Support »
Governor Evers today announced a second package of comprehensive legislative proposals that would provide critic...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
New Marquette Law School Poll Finds Strong Support for Coronavirus Closings »
A new Marquette Law School poll of Wisconsin registered voters finds strong support for government actions to control the...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Wisconsin LFB Published Report on State Funding in CARES Act »
Wisconsin nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB) published an analysis of the approximately $2.2 billion Wisconsin is...

WPA News
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...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
WPA President's Message, February 2020 »
John Schneider, MD, FAPA When Chekhov saw the long winter, he saw a winter bleak and dark and bereft of hope. Yet we...
Friday, January 24, 2020
WPA President's Message, January 2020 »
John Schneider, MD, FAPA Happy New Year.  In addition to the transit of the occidental calendar, the Year of t...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
President's Message, December 2019 »
John Schneider, MD As we rapidly approach the Winter Solstice, or the day the “Sun stands still” before the “return of...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Get to the Right Job Faster »
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Job Seeker Stretegies...

Legislative & Policy Updates
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...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Physician CME and Licensing Requirements »
Having trouble obtaining CME credits for licensure due to the COVID-19 pandemic? The Wisconsin Department of Safety and...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Temporary License of Physicians in WI »
It is the position of the Wisconsin Department Safety and Professional Services that under the Emergency Management powers...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Wisconsin Telehealth Services in Response to COVID-19 »
AJ Wilson, Greg Hubbard, Ramie Zelenkova Hubbard Wilson Zelenkova, Lobbyinig & Legislative Services Firm for WPA...

APA News
Friday, March 20, 2020
APA Update: COVID-19 Mental Health Impacts »
Resources for Psychiatrists, Patients & Families, and Health Care/Community Leaders With COVID-19 evolving rapidly...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
APA Launches COVID-19 Resource Center »
The site brings together a number of resources from APA and other authoritative sources, and includes information aimed at...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Telepsychiatry and COVID-19 »
APA Update on Telehealth Restrictions in Response to COVID-19 On March 6, 2020, the  Coronavirus Preparedness and...
Sunday, March 15, 2020
APA Will Not Hold Its 2020 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia »
The 2020 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia will not take place in the wake of numerous travel restrictions and publ...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
COVID-19: A Message from APA »
As the U.S. addresses COVID-19 (coronavirus), all medical associations are working to ensure the continued operations of t...

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...