Published Thursday, November 15, 2012
AAGP President Paul D.S. Kirwin, MD On September 19th, a standing room only congressional briefing was held to disseminate the findings of the recent IOM report, The Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce for Older Adults: In Whose Hands?, to congressional and federal agency staff. The report documents the prevalence of mental health and substance more»
Published Thursday, November 15, 2012
On September 10th, the House of Representatives and the Senate returned to Washington after a five-week recess that included the two national party conventions. They were in session for only 13 working days, before leaving town again to campaign on September 21. This Congress, with a House of Representatives run by Republicans and a Senate run by more»
Published Thursday, November 15, 2012
Dan Sewell, MD The AAGP will convene its 2013 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, California, and the association has a valuable program planned. Here are just a few of the highlights: Several workshops that will provide hands-on training experiences, including one that will unite experts from the USA and the UK in a discussion of the use of antipsychotic more»
Published Thursday, November 15, 2012
Psychiatrist Members Marcia Alexander, MD, JD, Orleans, MA Nidhi Goel, MD, New York, NY Seema Kazi, MD, Princeton, NJ Philip N. Lomas, MD, Madison, WI Francis X. Rathinapandian, MD, Mt.Vernon, NY Members Luisa Elizalde, MSN/FNP, Peoria, AZ Devora Follman, LMSW, Lakewood, NJ Sandra Jo Holmgren, MSN, Salol, MN Michael W. Jennings, PhD, Bellwood, Il more»
Published Thursday, November 15, 2012
Donovan Maust, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania, was recently elected by his fellow members-in-training as the MIT representative to the AAGP Board of Directors, and will serve in this position through September 2013. In this role, Maust serves as a liaison between the Board and AAGP’s members-in-training, sharing concerns and perspectives with the more»
Published Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Your Vote is Due December 22 Get to know your candidates, and be sure to vote in the election. Return the ballot that was mailed to you, or visit the AAGP website ( to cast your vote online. President-Elect (March 2013 – March 2014) **Automatically transitions to President for 2014-2015 and to Immediate Past President for more»
Published Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Most of the codes in the psychiatry section of the CPT® (i.e., 908XX codes) will change effective January 1, 2013. The CPT, or Current Procedural Terminology, is medical nomenclature used to report medical procedures and services under public and private health insurance programs. The new codes were released in late August and will be published by the more»
Published Monday, September 10, 2012
Donate Online to the GMHF Scholars Fund To make a contribution, visit or, call 301-654-7850, or send a check to GMHF, Attn: Scholars Fund, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1050, Bethesda, MD. Donations made to the Scholars Fund by September 30, 2012, will be used to support scholars at the 2013 AAGP Annual more»
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