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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»
Published Friday, August 31, 2012
Want to learn more about the association or delve into a particular topic with members who share your interests? Join an AAGP e-mail discussion group. E-mail lists (or list servs) are set up the association’s committees, caucuses, and interest groups: Clinical Practice Committee Research Committee Teaching and Training Committee Advanced Practice Nurses more»
Published Friday, August 31, 2012
Recognizing Excellence in Geriatric Mental Health Care Now Calling for Nominations/Applications AAGP DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST AWARD For original scientific works accomplished during the course of a career as well as mentorship of the careers of successful contributing junior researchers in the field of geriatric psychiatry. All AAGP members, except for more»
Published Wednesday, July 11, 2012
(Bethesda, MD, July 11, 2012)--This week, the Institute of Medicine released a new report outlining the mental health and substance use workforce needs for the growing population of older adults in the United States. The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) is pleased that the IOM report, The Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce for more»
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