Thursday, December 8, 2016

Dear Members of the Assembly, We recently received information from House and Senate leadership that mental health reform is still in play during the lame duck session of Congress.  As a result, APA has joined with mental health and allied stakeholders in launching a coordinated grassroots push this week, urging Congress to pass mental health reform before it adjourns at the end of this year.  We encourage you to please contact your Members of Congress […]


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With your support, The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has been hard at work to help pass Comprehensive Mental Health Reform (CMHR).  The House of Representatives has passed a bill. Now we need the Senate to do the same.  We need your help!   Beginning this week, your senators will be on August recess and back in the district. As members of APPA and APA, this is where YOU can make a difference! The authors of […]


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  APA membership has its benefits. As an APA member, you receive exclusive access to the research, news, practice tools, business of medicine resources, and education you need to provide the highest quality care for your patients and stay at the top of your profession.   Journals and Publications APA journals, books, Psychiatric News, bimonthly newspaper, and specialized eNewsletters to keep you current on developments in psychiatry.   CME and Lifelong Learning Discounted or free […]


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Last Friday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued the Final Rule setting policies for new Medicare payment reforms and quality reporting under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). This new rule will change the way our members practice into the future. In our response to the proposed rule, we raised several concerns regarding its impact on psychiatric practice and some of our advocacy efforts have paid off. A large number of […]


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  Make plans to join your colleagues in Washington, D.C., at the Medical Association’s 2017 Governmental Affairs Conference, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2017. Protecting and promoting medicine’s interests on Capitol Hill is a never-ending responsibility that requires participation from physicians across all specialties. This is particularly true considering the magnitude of the health issues confronting Congress. The Medical Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference will provide you the opportunity to get your voice heard! During the conference, you […]


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The 2016 – 2017 recruitment season for APA/APAF Fellowship applications is open. Applications will be accepted through Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, for any of the eight APA/APAF fellowship programs: APA/APAF Leadership – The aim of the APA/APAF Leadership Fellowship is to develop leaders by providing opportunities for residents to engage, interact and participate in organized psychiatry at a national level and further develop their professional leadership skills, networks and psychiatric experience. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry […]


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