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Special Conversation
with Paul Summergrad, M.D.,
Helen S. Mayberg, M.D., and the
Honorable Patrick Kennedy on Science, Advocacy, and Talking About Mental Health

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APA President Paul Summergrad, M.D., joined the Hon. Patrick Kennedy and Helen S. Mayberg, M.D., for a thought-provoking and wide-ranging conversation about neuroscience opportunities in psychiatry, the role of advocacy, and the challenges of talking about complex neuropsychiatric illness and mental health more broadly. Read more.

NIDA Director Volkow addressed
APA’s 168th Annual Meeting

NIDA Director Nora Volkow, M.D., delivered the William C. Menninger Memorial Convocation Lecture and called for humane psychiatric response to addiction as a brain disorder.

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2016 Call for Abstracts

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Summergrad Advises Playing the 'Long Game' in Era of Rapid Change




Outgoing APA President Paul Summergrad, M.D., in an address the Opening Session of APA’s 2015 annual meeting advised his colleagues to play "the long game," adhering to the ethics that have always guided physicians.

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