Highlights From APA Annual Meeting: Day Two

Day two of APA ’s Annual Meeting included an address by psychiatrist and incoming AMA President Patrice Harris, M.D., to APA’s Board of Trustees; a discussion of the challenges that international medical graduate students face; and a recommendation that psychiatrists consider ways their own mindfulness could b enefit their patients.Through May 22,Psychiatric News will deliver an evening digest of important highlights from the meeting.Incoming AMA President and Former APA Board Member Lays Out Plans for Presidential YearPsychiatrist Patrice Harris, M.D., told trustees that the integration of mental health and general medical care and promoting diversity across organized medicine would be among her priorities for the year.Read More>Valerie Jarrett Shares Insights From Her Years in the White HouseIn a wide-ranging “fireside chat” with APA President Altha Stewart, M.D., Valerie Jarrett talked about the experience of serving as President Obama’s longest-serving senior adviser. Read More>Childhood Trauma Changes Biology of BrainAdvances in neurobiology and genetics explain the links between early life adversity and increased risk for psychiatric and medical conditions later in life, but how and when does psychiatry intervene?Read More>Why Psychiatrists Must 'Mindfully' Embrace Nutritional Wellness for Themselves and Their PatientsAs the obesity epidemic expands, psychiatrists must go beyond telling patients how to lose weight to helping t...
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