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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...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Wisconsin faces ‘significant shortage’ of psychiatrists, experts say »
Editor's note: WPA Executive Council Member, Angel Janis, MD, was recently featured by The Badger Herald in an article dis...
Monday, October 29, 2018
Psychiatrist Shortage Hits Home in Northwest Wisconsin »
Editor's note: WPA President Justin Schoen, MD was recently featured by the Eau Claire-based Leader-Telegram in an article...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
DHS Plans to Expand Child Psychiatry Consultation Program »
October 24, Wisconsin Health News The Department of Health Services has received a federal grant to expand a program...

WPA News
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...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Wisconsin Is In Short Supply of Psychiatrists »
Editor's note: WPA President Justin Schoen, MD was recently featured by the Wisconsin Public Radio in an article discussin...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
WPA Spring Meeting to Focus on Borderline Personality Disorder »
Registration is Open! The WPA 2019 Annual Meeting will be held March 14-16 at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, and...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
WPA Call for Nominations »
The WPA Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations of any member in good standing interested in serving a two-year...
Friday, October 5, 2018
President's Message, October 2018 »
Justin Schoen, MD, FAPA WPA President Having just completed another Executive Council meeting and the WPA Fall Confe...

Legislative Updates
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...
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...

APA News
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...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
October Course of the Month: Major Depression in Children »
Recent research suggests that the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) Anxiety/Depression scale can help identify children at h...
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Join APA’s PsychPro Registry by Oct. 1 to Meet 2018 Reporting Requirements »
More than 400 clinicians have joined PsychPro, APA’s new mental health registry, and many participants have qualified for...
Thursday, August 30, 2018
September Course of the Month - Transgender Mental Health »
APA’s newly released course provides a basic overview of transgender mental health. It introduces core concepts of working...

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...