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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Advocates: Investments in mental health consultation needed »
April 30, Wisconsin Health News Infant mental health advocates are asking lawmakers to invest in having mental health...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
New WPA President Dr. John Schneider Addresses Psychiatrist Shortage »
The WFRV-TV Green Bay News Maker Sunday Show on April 14 featured incoming WPA President John Schneider, MD, who addressed...
Monday, April 29, 2019
2nd Annual Advancing Behavioral Health Summit is June 10 »
Registration is now open for the 2 nd Annual Advancing Behavioral Health Summit, being held on Monday June 10 at the Ka...
Thursday, March 28, 2019
April 15 Newsmaker Event with DHS Secretary-designee Andrea Palm »
  Andrea Palm, Gov. Tony Evers’ pick to head the Department of Health Services, is crisscrossing the state this s...
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...

WPA News
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...
Friday, March 29, 2019
MCW Stakes Claim to Siggy in WPA Resident Competition »
After a fierce competition at the WPA Annual Meeting in March, the Resident Clinical Case Vignette award was presented to...
Thursday, March 28, 2019
President's Message, March/April 2019 »
Justin Schoen, MD President I want to start my Spring message with a thank you to all of the people that attended t...

Legislative Updates
Monday, April 29, 2019
Suicide Prevention Task Force Begins Hearings »
April 29, Wisconsin Health News State health officials and advocates briefed lawmakers last week on how to support s...
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...

APA News
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Course of the Month: Treatment of Youth with Early Psychosis »
May Course of the Month:  Identifying and Engaging Youth with Early Psychosis Utilizing Internet and Social Media Pla...
Monday, April 29, 2019
Wisconsin Meet-Up at APA 2019 »
Heading to the APA 2019 Annual Meeting in San Francisco? Make sure to stop by the Univ. of Wisconsin Dept. of Psychiatry W...
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Course of the Month: Complementary and Integrative Approaches to Autism Spectrum Disorder »
APA April 2019 Course of the Month Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are common and complex neurodevelopmental disorders...
Thursday, March 28, 2019
WPA Leaders Attend APA Fly-In »
In early March, APA held its 2019 Federal Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. The two-day event was attended by ove...
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...

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...
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...