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Published Friday, August 31, 2012
AAGP President Paul D.S. Kirwin, MD In early July the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a long anticipated report, The Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce for Older Adults: In Whose Hands?, which documents the prevalence of mental health and substance use issues among older adults, the interaction between these issues and physical health, and more»
Published Friday, August 31, 2012
Leilani Feliciano, PhD Scrutiny of the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes has increased exponentially in the last 24 months, driven largely by congressional mandates to the Office of the Inspector General and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Nearly every call for their reduction has been accompanied by suggestions that more»
Published Friday, August 31, 2012
When Congress reconvened after its July 4th recess, there remained only a four-week stretch before the five-week August recess. While that might sound like a reasonable amount of time to get some serious work done, in reality it meant that, at most, 16 legislative days remained before politics completely swamped the Capitol Hill agenda. When Congress left more»
Published Friday, August 31, 2012
In July, the Institute of Medicine released an eagerly-awaited new report outlining the mental health and substance use workforce needs for the growing population of older adults in the United States. The IOM report, The Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce for Older Adults: In Whose Hands?, documents the prevalence of mental health and substance use more»
Published Friday, August 31, 2012
Laurie Boore, MD Mentors are an integral part of our psychiatric training, and show us paths we have left undiscovered. While we trainees bear the main responsibility of developing our career, navigating our career path, and acquiring knowledge, mentors are there to ease the burden and guide us. Their insight and connections are valuable especially in more»
Published Friday, August 31, 2012
With congressional elections coming up in November, the AAGP Political Action Committee (AAGP-PAC) is seeking suggestions from the AAGP membership regarding which candidates for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to support. The PAC will endorse candidates—incumbents or challengers, Democrats or Republicans—who have demonstrated a commitment more»
Published Friday, August 31, 2012
Psychiatrist Members Annette Anderson, MD, Conway, AR Rhanda Marie Mendoza Magsalin, MD, Wichita, KS Jaya Bindu Merugu, MD, Aiken, SC Member Linda Stanley, MSN, Old Lyme, CT Members-in-Training Radha Gayatri Agepati, MD, White Plains, NY Abdulrahman Alwahibi, MD, Toronto, ON Canada Marianne Bergheim, MD, La Jolla, CA Mohammed Hasan Daher, MD, more»
Published Friday, August 31, 2012
AAGP 2013 Annual Meeting Finding the Golden Years at the Dawn of a Silver Age March 14-17, 2013 JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE Los Angeles, California www.AAGPmeeting.org Advance Program Available October 2012 AM 2013 Registration Opens October 2012 New Research Poster Submissions Due October 1, 2012 Early Investigator Poster Submissions Due more»
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