Wednesday, November 21, 2018

APPA 2018 Fall Educational Conference

The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa
26 N. Royal St
Mobile, AL 36602

Please click on the session title to download a PDF of the presentation. Please print or download the presentations to your mobile device prior to the conference. Handouts will not be provided.

Saturday, October 27
7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast with Exhibitors; Poster Viewing

7:50 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
The Incest Taboo From Freud to Now
Mark Erickson, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (retired), University of Washington

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Morning Break with Exhibitors/Poster Viewing

9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Use of Hormones in Mental Health Care
Richard E. Blackwell. PhD, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama – Birmingham

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Evaluating and Treating Elite Professional Athletes with Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders
Stephen M. Taylor, MD, MPH, FASAM, Chief Medical Director, Behavioral Health Division, Pathway Healthcare, LLC

12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Lunch, Poster Awards, Presentations

12:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Why DSM is False
Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH, Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts Medical Center in Boston; Clinical Lecturer at Harvard Medical School

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Afternoon Break

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sound Medicine: The Impact of Communication in Healthcare (presentation not available for download per speaker request)
Stephen Shows, JD, Senior Risk Advisor, ProAssurance

4:30 p.m.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama through the joint providership of the Medical Foundation of Alabama and the Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association. The Medical Foundation of Alabama is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The Medical Foundation of Alabama designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Future APPA Meeting Dates and Locations

April 5-7, 2019
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

October 4-5, 2019
Bohemian Hotel, Mountain Brook

April 3-5, 2020
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Baytowne Conference Center

October 9-10, 2020
Marriott Legends Capitol Hill, Prattville

The Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association is proudly managed by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.