Your 2018 Membership – Renew Now!
Thanks to your continued support, we have accomplished a great many of the goals we set 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 support, now, and help us continue this important work in the year to come! As a reminder, the deadline to renew your membership (login required) is Dec. 31, 2017.
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APA/APAF Fellowships provide psychiatry residents and early career psychiatrists the experiential learning, training, and professional development they need to be leaders in the field of psychiatry. The fellowship programs offer opportunities to work with Congress on health policy, conduct research of your design, expand access to care to minority and underserved populations, focus on child psychiatry or substance abuse, and much more. In addition, APA Fellows get exclusive opportunities to be a part of APA leadership councils and network with APA members from around the country. Applications are due Jan. 31. Learn more at psychiatry.org/fellowships
100% Club Deadline Extended!
To increase awareness of the 100% Club benefits, we’ve extended the deadline to December 31, 2017! We need your help to spread the word and encourage residents and fellows to become APA members.
Initiatives to help programs reach 100%:
Explore Military Mental Health
The Military and Veteran Mental Health series provides free online courses to members who treat and interact with members of the military, veterans and their families. Take them at your convenience, either separately or as a series, through the APA Learning Center and obtain up to 3.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
The Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians will be holding its 12th Annual Spring Program at the Hilton Garden Inn in Freeport on April 26-27, 2018. The meeting begins Thursday evening with a reception at 5:00 p.m., dinner at 6:00 p.m. and a 1 1/2 hour program at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Daniel Price will talk about the Epidemiology, Natural Course, and Neurobiology of Borderline Personality Disorder beginning at 6:30 p.m. On Friday, Dr. Price and Dr. John Gunderson will spend the day talking about the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: Good Psychiatric Management. Dr. Gunderson is a renowned expert in the field.
The fees vary depend on whether you are a MAPP member, a physician or a non-physician. Residents and medical students may attend free-of-charge, but registration for all is required. Guests are welcome to join us for Thursday night’s dinner but if you bring a guest or are not a MAPP member the fee is $50 to cover the meal.
You can now register for the meeting by check or online using your credit card.
To Register by Mail:
To Register Using a Credit Card or by check:
Please don’t delay as space is limited and this will be a popular program.
Year Around Event (2018) EST
Hilton Garden Inn Freeport
5 Park Street, Freeport