What’s New at the APA

Key Dates and Observances

APA Communications staff maintains a calendar of key dates, observances and events at APA and in the world of mental health in general. The calendar is kept up to date a few months in advance. You can view the calendar and keep track of important mental health dates and observances here.


June Course of the Month – Transgender-Affirming Care: What Every Psychiatrist Should Know

Modern research reflects that the number of people who identify as transgender or gender diverse (TGD) is greater than what was previously known. In order to encourage all psychiatrists to gain competency in working with members of the TGD community, this course will provide information on social, legal, medical, and psychiatric factors that inform treatment.

Click here to access the Course of the Month and sign up for updates about this free member benefit.

NEW: Social Media Assets for DBs & SAs

APA is sharing infographics on disorders and its new monthly polls for District Branches and State Associations to use on social media. Take a look at what’s available here.


Just Released: APA DSM-5-TR – 20% Discount for Members

Developed with the help of more than 200 subject matter experts, DSM-5-TR includes revised text, clarifications to diagnostic criteria, incorporation of information on the impact of racism and discrimination on mental disorders, and updates to ICD-10-CM codes since 2013.


Now Accepting Applications for Fellows of the APA (FAPA) – Deadline September 1

Fellows of the APA (FAPA) are members of a select group dedicated to shaping the role of psychiatry in our healthcare system. Becoming a Fellow is an honor that reflects your dedication to the profession and is recognized by your peers as a mark of your leadership in the field of psychiatry. Learn more and, if eligible, apply today.

Review Qualification Requirements

You can learn more about the 2022 Annual Meeting and register today here.

Self-Assessment in Psychiatry

Practicing psychiatrists and residents interested in assessing their level of knowledge regarding current psychiatric practice and clinical advances can complete the 2022 APA Annual Meeting Self-Assessment in Psychiatry . The self-assessment is a series of 100 questions developed to self-assess current knowledge in major topics in psychiatry, providing feedback that can be used to streamline your experience at the APA Annual Meeting. Members who complete the activity will be able to earn a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and self-assessment credit for MOC Part II.


Watch APA’s Video Series on Common Mental Health Disorders

This year, APA is releasing a new series of videos on common mental health disorders. Watch the current videos on anxiety, depression, knowing the signs of addiction, and the latest video on climate change and mental health.

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