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Published Thursday, June 21, 2012
The American Psychiatric Association is now soliciting nominations for the Jack Weinberg Memorial Award for Geriatric Psychiatry. This award honors a psychiatrist who has demonstrated special leadership or who has done outstanding work in clinical practice, training, or research in geriatric psychiatry. Candidates for the award must be psychiatrists who are more»
Published Thursday, June 21, 2012
Jeffrey M. Lyness, MD, professor of psychiatry, will become the senior associate dean for Academic Affairs for the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry July 1. Lyness, an AAGP past president, was appointed associate dean for Academic Affairs last year, and has been director of curriculum for medical student education since 2008 and more»
Published Thursday, June 21, 2012
Psychiatrist Members Tomonori Fukui, MD, Modesto, CA Alberto Mario Goldwaser, MD, Jersey City, NJ Ashok Gupta, MBBS, DPM, Sirsa Chay, India David Shakespeare Husted, MS, MD, Candler, NC Ramesh Kumar, MD, Luckinow, UP, India Abhishek Mehra, MD, Cheyenne, WY Russell Ronald Monroe, Jr., MD, San Francisco, CA Shailesh Vasudeo Pangaonkar, MBBS, DPM, more»
Published Thursday, June 21, 2012
AAGP has chosen Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, to publish The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (AJGP) beginning in January 2013. “We are extremely pleased to be entering into this relationship with Elsevier,” commented Chris M. deVries, Chief Executive Officer/Executive more»
Published Thursday, June 21, 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 Thursday, June 21, 2012
Mission Statement The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry is a national association representing and serving its members and the field of geriatric psychiatry. AAGP promotes the mental health and well-being of older people through professional education, public advocacy, and support of career development for clinicians, educators, and researchers more»
Published Thursday, June 21, 2012
Laurie Boore, MD The summer brings about many transitions for trainees. Some are rising up to the next level in training while others are graduating from their training programs. Transitioning to practice after training is one of the most exciting, yet one of the most ambiguous, times in a trainee’s life. As AAGP member-in-training Alex Threlfall, MD, more»
Published Thursday, June 21, 2012
AAGP President Paul D.S. Kirwin, MD With July 1st around the corner, we have the opportunity to rekindle our commitment to mentoring new fellows, residents, medical students and trainees from diverse disciplines. We have vested interests in cultivating an interest in geriatric psychiatry, yet the privilege and impact of mentoring is far broader than the more»
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