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APA Spring Highlights Meeting 2020

Activity Type:

  • On Demand


Release Date: 4/27/2020

Expiration Date: 4/27/2021

  • AMA PRA Category 1: 10
  • Participation: 10

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Overview

The 2020 Spring Highlights Meeting was held virtually on Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th, 2020, featuring psychiatry's foremost experts and leaders. Sessions include a presentation on physician leadership during times of crisis from Dr. Patrice Harris, President of the AMA; remarks from APA leadership; updates from directors of federal mental health agencies; presentations on emerging clinical topics and the rapidly changing practice of psychiatry; and more. 

Pricing

FREE - $0

Fees and Funding Acknowledgement: There is no cost to earn CME credit for this activity. APA is making this meeting available to its members as a benefit of APA membership. For ABPN diplomates and non-members, access to this program was supported through an unrestricted grant from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe new research findings in psychiatry and neuroscience and how they may impact practice.
  • Apply quality improvement strategies to improve clinical care.
  • Provide culturally competent care for diverse populations.
  • Describe the utility of psychotherapeutic and pharmacological treatment options.
  • Integrate knowledge of current psychiatry into discussions with patients.
  • Identify barriers to care, including health service delivery issues. 

Target Audience

Psychiatrists

Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 10 hours
Begin Date: April 27, 2020
End Date: April 27, 2021

How to Earn Credit

Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the completion date and hours earned. 

Continuing Education Credit

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

Presenters

  • Kelly Clarke, Program Director, NYC Well, Vibrant Emotional Health. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Josep Dalmau, MD, PhD, Professor Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies University of Barcelona and Adjunct Professor of Neurology University of Pennsylvania, Disclosures - Grant/Research: Cellex Foundation, Safra Foundation, Caixa Health Project Foundation, Sage Therapeutics, Inc.
  • John Draper, Ph.D, Executive Vice President, National Networks, Vibrant Emotional Health. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Avrim Fishkind, MD, CEO/Consultant Emergency Psychiatry and Psychiatric Emergency Services Design Empathic Soul Health. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Jeffrey Geller, MD, President – elect, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD, Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Patrice Harris, MD, President, American Medical Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Billy Jones, MD, Clinical Professor Department of Psychiatry NYU Langone Health. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Otto Kernberg, MD, FAPA, Director Personality Disorders Institute The New York Presbyterian Hospital and Westchester Division Professor of Psychiatry Cornell University. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • George Koob, PhD, Director, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Saul Levin, MPA, FRCP-E, FRCPsych, CEO/Medical Director, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Elinore McCance-Katz, MD, Assistant Secretary Mental Health and Substance Use (OAS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA). Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Joshua Morganstein, MD, Chair Committee on the Psychiatric Dimensions of Disaster American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Bruce Schwartz, MD, President, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Nora Volkow, MD, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Kimberly Williams, President and CEO Vibrant Emotional Health. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Kimberly Yonkers, MD, Director Psychological Medicine and Center for Wellbeing of Women and Mothers Yale School of Medicine. Disclosures - An author on a section of Up to Date on PMS and PMDD.

Program Planners

  • Tristan Gorrindo, MD, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Leon Lewis, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Accessibility for Participants with Disabilities

The American Psychiatric Association is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website to people with disabilities. If you have trouble accessing any of APA’s online resources, please contact us at 202-559-3900 for assistance.

Hardware/Software Requirements

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This Web site requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.

Optimal System Configuration:

  • Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.3+ 
  • Browser: Firefox (latest version), Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 7.0+, Microsoft Edge (latest version) or Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+ 
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements:

  • Windows PC: 500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Macromedia Flash Player 10.3 or higher; Sound Card at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
  • Macintosh:Mac OS X 10.4+ or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content

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