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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...
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Ideas Sought for Action Papers »
Do you have an idea that can be formulated into an Action Paper for consideration this fall at the APA Assembly meeting? S...
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...
Monday, June 4, 2018
Graduating Residents - Advance your Membership Today! »
Attention Graduating Residents! It's Time to Advance your APA Membership All residents who are preparing to gra...
Monday, June 4, 2018
June Course of the Month: Evaluating Adverse Drug Effects »
Psychiatrists are increasingly called upon to evaluate somatic and psychiatric symptoms and differentiate them from possib...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Take the Burnout Self-Assessment »
Feeling burned out? You’re not alone. Many psychiatrists and other physicians experience feelings of dissatisfaction and...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
May Course of the Month - Lithium and Bipolar Disorder in Children »
Lithium continues to be highly recommended in international guidelines for the pharmacotherapy of bipolar disorder, but wo...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
APA Awards Nomination Deadline is June 1 »
The June 1 deadline for many APA Awards is fast approaching. Honor your colleagues who have done outstanding work for thei...
Friday, April 13, 2018
Heading to New York? Stop by the Rogers Reception »
Heading to APA in New York next month? Rogers Behavioral Health is extending an invitation to WPA members to join the...
Friday, March 30, 2018
April 2018 Course of the Month: Cannabinoids and Psychosis »
Cannabis has been used as a therapeutic agent for millennia and was part of the U.S. pharmacopeia until the 20th century....
Friday, March 23, 2018
President's Message, March 2018 »
Justin Schoen, MD We are coming off of an extremely successful annual meeting and I feel fortunate to have seen and ta...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
March 2018 Course of the Month - Motivational Interviewing in Context »
Motivational Interviewing (MI) has been transformational in medical care. MI is of special importance because it can be vi...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Feedback on MOC Requirements Requested for ABMS Online Survey »
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is inviting physicians to provide feedback on Maintenance of Certificatio...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Schwartz Chosen as next APA President-Elect »
Bruce J. Schwartz, M.D. has been chosen as the next President-Elect of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Schwa...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Deadline for APA Action Papers is March 15 »
The  action paper deadline for the May 2018 APA Assembly meeting is  March 15, 2018 . Members who have an inte...
Monday, February 5, 2018
New Resource for Psychiatrists Facing Burnout »
The new APA web page on psychiatrist wellness and burnout is up and running. WPA member, Steve Moffic, MD, serves on the...
Thursday, February 1, 2018
February 2018 Course of the Month »
Burnout is a syndrome characterized by depersonalization, emotional exhaustion and a sense of low personal accomplishment...
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Treating Alcohol Use Disorder - New Practice Guide »
APA has released a new practice guideline on the Pharmacological Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder. This practice gu...
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WPA Leader Chou Recognized for Mentorship »
Longtime WPA leader Dr. Clarence Chou was recently selected by the APA Assembly Committee of Resident-Fellow Member R...
Monday, June 13, 2016
June 29 APA Webinar on MACRA »
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) permanently repealed the old Medicare SGR formula and set...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Transitioning to DSM-5 & ICD-10-CM" Free Webinar »
"Transitioning to DSM-5 and ICD-10-CM" is a free webinar that will be offered on Tuesday, July 8, at 3 p.m. EDT. The progr...