Renew your membership for 2018!
With your support we have accomplished much this past year, from maintaining access to care for patients with mental illness and substance use disorders to launching a Presidential Work Group on physician wellness. Please renew your membership today to help us continue our important work in the year to come! As a reminder, the deadline to renew your membership is December 31, 2017.
Enjoy your Commute with APA Podcasts
APA hosts a growing number of podcasts produced by APA staff and members including The Medical Mind Podcast, a podcast about innovation in mental health care from the APA Division of Education.
Recent Graduate? Update the APA
If you have recently completed a residency or fellowship program, inform the APA to ensure you receive member benefits geared to early-career psychiatrists. Members transitioning to practice can complete the General Member Verification form at psychiatry.org/gmform. If you are continuing training, send the name and type of your new Fellowship program, including start/end dates to [email protected] to continue as a resident-fellow.
100% Club Recruitment is here!
Another season of 100% Club recruitment is upon us! We need your help to get local residency training programs on board.
Initiatives to help programs reach 100%:
Remember, the first-year national dues are waived for new resident members making it easier for new residents to join. The deadline for all training programs to achieve 100% club status is October 31, 2017.
October Course of the Month
October Course of the Month – Neurocognitive Implications of Heavy Marijuana Use in Adolescence
Each month, members have free access to an online CME course on a trending topic. The October course reviews neuroimaging evidence characterizing the neural sequelae of heavy marijuana use in youth using data from several studies. Click here to access the Course of the Month and sign up for updates about this free member benefit.
Month Long Event (october)
Join us on October 11th, 2017 at the University of Southern Maine in Portland for the Maine Health Management Coalition and Maine Medical Association’s 3rd annual symposium on health care value! This year we are excited to announce Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-in-Chief at Kaiser Health News and the New York Times best-selling author of An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back as our keynote speaker. A frequent contributor to the New York Times‘ Sunday Review, Dr. Rosenthal has made national appearances on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, C-Span, This American Life, NPR’s Fresh Air, The Diane Rehm Show, and many others.
In addition to Dr. Rosenthal, the symposium offers a variety of breakouts focused on actionable strategies to increase healthcare quality and lower costs, and plenty of opportunities to network with other business and healthcare leaders in the state. Don’t miss out on your chance to attend Maine’s second largest health care conference!
(Wednesday) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Abromson Center, University of Southern MaineTrevor Putnoky 88 Bedford Street Portland, Maine 04104
IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
Enhancing Access & Effective Care
Highlighting innovations in clinical services. Explore 80+ sessions, unique learning formats, and several in-depth courses. Other topics include:
Register today for the 2017 IPS meeting in New Orleans, Oct. 19-22, 2017! Highlighting innovations in clinical services, IPS includes more than 80 sessions, unique learning formats, and several in-depth courses. Advance registration ends Sept. 28. Click here to learn more and register.
Month Long Event (october)
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 561-0500