Increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in academic psychiatry requires that DEI leaders be given a voice in the highest levels of decision making and backed with resources necessary to institute an effective response for cultural change.
Please take a few moments to help us understand the nature of your outpatient practice, your experience with participating in health plan networks, and what kinds of issues are most important to you. This will assist APA and your district branch to advocate for you before health plan payers, legislators, and regulatory agencies.
Learn about changes in the epidemiology of opioid use disorder and related regulatory changes, research studies, new medication formulations, standards of care, and plans to expand access in this month’s Course of the Month.
APA’s three-day virtual Annual Meeting in May will present an opportunity for attendees to advance both knowledge and equity, APA President Jeffrey Geller, M.D., M.P.H., writes in his column in the March Psychiatric News.
Pulitzer Prize–winner Isabel Wilkerson, author of The New York Times bestsellers The Warmth of Other Suns and Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, will be the keynote speaker at the Opening Session on Saturday, May 1. The meeting will include 135 scientific sessions led by experts with live Q&As, poster sessions, Virtual Exhibit Gallery, opportunities for member engagement, and more.
Exhibitors at APA’s Annual Meeting are excited to again be able to network with you and share information on new products and services. The Pre-Conference Expo Day on Friday, April 30, will give you dedicated time to visit with exhibitors and learn the meeting platform. In addition to exhibits, the Virtual Exhibit Gallery will include Product Theater Showcases; APA Central; and APA Publishing Bookstore, which is offering book discounts. Visits to exhibitors earn you points to win daily prizes and the grand prize of a Peloton bike!
This SMI Adviser webinar will review the epidemiology of benzodiazepine prescribing as well as evidence about the benefits and risks associated with these medications and how to taper a benzodiazepine.
This SMI Adviser presentation will provide guidance on how to engage in collaborative discussions about long-acting injectable antipsychotics (LAIs) with patients. Participants will also learn about LAI options and troubleshooting anticipated patient challenges.
APA JobCentral is the career hub for psychiatry. View open positions, post a resume, or set up email job alerts. Visit JobCentral to view recently posted jobs, such as a hospital psychiatric medical director in Salinas, Calif. View this and hundreds of more job openings across the country and around the world on APA’s JobCentral.