Calendar of Events

CME & Other Events

MAPP holds an Annual general membership meetings and full-day CME event in the Spring and/or Fall of each year. The CME session is coordinated with MAPP programs such as postpartum depression and consultation projects.

The continued commitment of MAPP is to make the annual conference interesting for both primary care physicians, psychiatrists and other clinicians with an interest in mental health.

‘Long COVID’: Post-acute Sequelae of SARS COV-2 Infection, With Emphasis on Neuropsychiatric Aspects

Thursday, April 28, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 8:15 PM

There is an increase in patients returning after their COVID viral episode ends that present with a wide range of complaints and symptoms. During this program, Dr. Su-Anne Hammond will discuss this emerging trend in COVID survivors. This program will help learners understand what PASC and how to manage the care and treatment of patients with PASC.


This course is intended for physicians and other healthcare clinicians and therapists who treat patients with PASC (post-acute sequelae of SARS CoV-2 infection)


5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Social Event/Networking (Adult beverages & Hors d ‘Oeuvres available)
6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Dinner
6:45 – 8:15 p.m. Program


Su-Anne was born and raised in Maine and is a board certified osteopathic family physician.  Su-Anne graduated from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her family medicine residency at UNE-Mercy Hospital.  Su-Anne has been practicing medicine since 2007.

Dr. Hammond serves as the Medical Director of NL-Mercy Primary Care, overseeing 7 primary care clinics, 3 walk-in care clinics, ambulatory COVID care as well as integrated behavioral health and integrated diabetic care.  Dr. Hammond is also the Chief or Ambulatory Medicine at NL-Mercy hospital.

In her spare time Su-Anne enjoys being with her family, especially her four children.  She also enjoys reading, crocheting and baking.


Dr. Hammond’s has no relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement
Maine Medical Education Trust (MMET) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
MMET designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program would not be possible without the generous support of Maine’s Department of Health & Human Services


Maine CDC Webinar: Increasing Access to Outpatients COVID-19 Therapies & CME

Maine CDC held a webinar, Tuesday, March 29, 2022, for a healthcare provider education session on COVID-19 and how to help prevent infection and severe disease in high-risk patients.

Dr. Isaac Benowitz, State Epidemiologist at Maine CDC, provided an overview of recent COVID-19 trends in Maine, focusing on severe disease, hospitalization, and death, and covered currently available vaccines and other prevention strategies. He reviewed the latest information on where patients can access treatments in the State.

CME is available for physicians through MMA and MOA. Participants must fill out an evaluation to receive CME for the activity.

You Tube Link:





Event Calendar

sepAll DayAPA Free Member Course of the Month: Computational Psychiatry and Future Perspectives

21may(may 21)8:00 am25(may 25)12:00 pmAPA Annual Meeting

Other Opportunities

Approved by MMET for PRA Category I CME Credits

Our ten educational podcasts offer insight and empathy about subjects that are hard to talk about because of stigma, shame and silencing. Each podcast includes highlights from conversations with clients, caregivers and experts describing what it is like to live with clinical issues that are marginalized. Recent research shows that listeners feel more understanding and confidence addressing these subjects after hearing these shows.  Listen at (or at the links below) then click on the “Questions” tab to register, fill out the evaluation, pay the $30 per listening hour, and print out a certificate that gives you a permanent record of your CME credit. If you are a member of the Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians, you can receive your CME credit for free. We hope you enjoy these heartfelt interviews and incorporate the wisdom, courage and recommendations into your work.

SSR Host

Dr. Anne Hallward is a board-certified psychiatrist in Portland, Maine. Formerly on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, she co-designed and taught courses on death and dying, cultural competence, sexuality, and psychiatric interviewing. The recipient of numerous awards for her work in mental health, social  justice, and radio broadcasting, Anne speaks internationally on public health, the role of the clinician in fostering courage, shame and traumatic silence, and

re-humanization in medical practice. Learn more about Dr. Hallward and the organization here.

“These podcasts are not only educational and informative, they are also inspiring and really touch your heart”

Lynn Ouellette, MD

Trauma Informed 101 Webinar: (169) Trauma Informed 101 Presentation – YouTube

Training Portal –

MaineHealth is hosting a lunch and learn series. For session dates, topics, and to register, see Pediatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Health in Primary Care Learning Series webpage.

Journal Club

MAPP journal club is open to all psychiatrists and psychiatric APRNs interested in participating or receiving journal club readings, and regardless of MAPP membership. Our Journal Club started March 2006 and meets monthly at various locations. You can join in person, or participate by vidoeconference (contact Dr. Jeff Barkin at [email protected] or Dr. David Moltz at [email protected] for more information about remote participation). An opportunity to meet with your colleagues, journal club is focused on directed reading of selected contemporary papers in psychiatry. With a wide focus of topics, we also emphasize methods and research design to help members learn to interpret clinical trials.

Although we meet in person in Portland, other local area groups, such as in central Maine, are developing. All papers are distributed via the MAPP Journal Club listserv’s email to allow participants from all over to join. You can subscribe to the MAPP Journal Club listserv here. Links to abstracts of Journal Club articles and other past content can be found on the Past Journal Club Topics archival page. So come and join us: a social opportunity with a lot of learning and great food!

Contact MAPP

P.O. Box 190, Manchester, ME 04251-1090
(207) 622-7743

MAPP Resources

The Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians Resources section contains a variety of information contributed by MAPP members and other individuals that we hope will be useful to MAPP members, other psychiatric practitioners, and the interested public.

Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians Membership

Participation is key, and MAPP and APA offer many activities geared to enrich your professional life as well as bring you educational opportunities.