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Monday, May 21, 2018
New Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at MCW »
With increased public awareness and decreasing stigma around addiction, the need to train more doctors in this specialty i...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UnityPoint Health-Meriter to Expand Youth Psychiatric Hospital »
May 10, Wisconsin Health News UnityPoint Health-Meriter will invest $11 million to add 10 inpatient beds and outpatie...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Mayo Clinic to Expand Psychiatry Residency Program to Eau Claire »
May 9, Wisconsin Health News A Mayo Clinic program based in Minnesota is expanding to provide psychiatry residents to...
Monday, April 30, 2018
MCW psychiatry consulting service exceeds first-year goals »
April 25, Wisconsin Health News  The number of doctors enrolled in program allowing them to consult with a psychi...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Supreme Court hears arguments on cap on damages »
WMS Medigram, April 19 T he Wisconsin Supreme Court heard arguments this morning in  Mayo v. Wisconsin Injured P...

WPA News
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
President's Message, May 2018 »
Justin Schoen, MD Hot off of the heels of another successful APA annual meeting, we can return to the next rounds of b...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
President's Message, April 2018 »
Justin Schoen, MD As we are all trying to dig out from the snow and ice that just descended upon Wisconsin, I have to...
Friday, March 23, 2018
Siggy Returns to UW after 2018 Resident Case Competition »
The 2018 WPA Resident Vignette Competition took place during the Annual Conference earlier this month at The Edgewater in...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
President's Message, February 2018 »
Justin Schoen, MD Dear Colleagues, As we thaw from the final days of substantial cold, I wanted to share a few upda...
Friday, January 5, 2018
President's Message, January 2018 »
By Justin Schoen, MD As we have now entered 2018, I want to take a moment to reflect back on 2017. As a professional a...

Legislative Updates
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...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Senate wraps up work, passes opioid bills »
March 21, Wisconsin Health News The Senate approved more than a dozen bills during its final planned floor period of...
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Doctor Day 2018 draws record crowd »
February 1, WMS Medigram Doctor Day 2018 brought more than 450 physicians and medical students from across the state...
Friday, February 2, 2018
Advocates back bill granting unaccompanied minors emergency mental health treatment »
February 2, Wisconsin Health News  Mental health advocates back a bill that would allow unaccompanied youth acc...

APA News
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....

Members in the News
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...
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Halverson attends Capitol bill signing »
WPA Past President and  Wisconsin Medical Society current Board Chair Jerry Halverson, MD, was in attendance Wednesda...