Monday, June 26, 2017

APPA 2017 Fall Conference

October 27-28, 2017
Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

The discounted room rate at the Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa is
$209 per night for a deluxe room. The discounted rate is available for one day before and one
day after the conference to make it an extended weekend. Make your hotel reservations by
calling (205) 916-7677 for reservations. Rate is $209. Room block expires Sept. 29.

Friday afternoon will feature a mini-conference for Early Career Psychiatrists, Resident Fellow Members and Students. Registration is free for the mini-conference.

Registration coming soon!


APPA 2017 Spring Conference Wrap-up

Congratulations to our poster presentation winners!

First Place: The Ethical Use of Active Placebos (17-1-07)

Authors: David Rizk, BS; Allison Sullivan, BS; Dustin Marmalich, MD; W. Bogan Brooks, MD


Second Place: Autoimmune Limbic Encephalitis:
Finding out that zebras live in our neighborhood. (17-1-06)

Authors: Tina Jackson, MD; William A. Kilgo, MD; Lindsey Stewart, MD; Sandra Parker, MD


Third Place: Comparative Analysis of QbTest, NEBA System, and Clinicom in the Diagnosis of ADHD (17-1-02)

Authors: Joni Kay, BS; Heather Theobald, BS, MPH; Nelson Handal, MD; Barbara Baldwin, MS; Michael Nellamattathil, MS

Spring Conference Presentations (Final)

(click on the title to download a PDF)

FRIDAY, APRIL 21
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Malpractice Liability for Post-discharge Suicides, Assaults and Murders
M. Jansen Voss, JD, Attorney, Scott, Sullivan, Streetman & Fox, PC

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Suicide Prediction and Prevention
Suicide Prediction and Prevention (recommended for printing)
Charles Rich, MD, Professor Emeritus, University of South Alabama

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Psychiatric Care for Older Patients with Depression
Susan Lehmann, MD, Associate Professor, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

12:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
‘Value Proposition’ for Behavioral Health
John Santopietro, MD, FAPA, Chief Clinical Officer, Carolinas HealthCare System

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
The Prion Story: History, Film and Treatment
William Broughton, MD, Professor, USA College of Medicine

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Psychosocial Dimension of Psychopharmacology
David Mintz, MD, Staff Psychiatrist, The Austen Riggs Center

SATURDAY, APRIL 22
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Detection of Malingering in Psychiatric Patients
David J. Williamson, MBA, PhD, Principle Medical Science Liaison, Janssen Scientific Aff airs, LLC

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
The Role of Buprenorphine in Pain and Addiction
Li Li, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
End of Life Issues
Severin Grenoble, MD, Medical Director, Horizon Health

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ADHD Treatment Resistant Issues
Jesse C. Martinez, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Birmingham


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 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity


Future Meeting Dates and Locations

October 27-28, 2017
Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa, Birmingham
Call (800) 468-3571 for reservations. Rate is $209. Room block expires Sept. 27

April 20-21, 2018
Embassy Suites, Montgomery

October 6, 2018
Battle House, Mobile

April 5-7, 2019
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

September 27-28, 2019
Bohemian Hotel, Mountain Brook


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