Upcoming Events


APA Institute on Psychiatric Services - San Francisco

October 30 to November 2, 2014

Marriott Marquis San Francisco
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Friday, October 31, 2014

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Mistaken Identity: Improving Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Patients From Education to Implementation
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists
Chair: Amir Ahuja, M.D.
1. Teaching About Clinical Issues in Relation to Sexual Orientation in the Era of DSM-5
Robert P. Cabaj, M.D.
2. Biological Embedding of Toxic Stress and Health Disparities in LGBT Individuals
Andres F. Sciolla, M.D.
3. Stimulant Use Among Gay Men Over the Past 40 Years: From Cocaine to Ecstasy, Tina, “Bath Salts,” and Smiles
Petros Levounis, M.A., M.D.

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Innovative Program 3 – Accessing Lower Income Patients to Cutting Edge, Evidence Based, Physical and Behavioral Health Treatment
1. CET (Cognitive Enhancement Therapy): An EBP That Improves Social Cognition, Vocational Success and Physical Health
Ray Gonzalez, M.S.W.
2. Managing Psychiatric Illness and Hepatitis C: Community Programs and Interventions to Overcome Substance Use and Psychosocial Barriers
Sanjeev Sockalingam, M.D. and
Susan Woolhouse, M.D.
3. Expanding Access to Transgender Surgeries to Low Income Patients: Lessons From Implementation for Mental Health and Primary Care Providers
Dan H. Karasic, M.D. and Julie Graham, M.Sc.

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Ask the Expert: HIV Clinical Case Management
Chairs: Lawrence M. McGlynn, M.D. and Karl Goodkin, M.D., Ph.D.
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Care of the Transitioning Transgender Patient: A Multidisciplinary Overview
Presenters: Dan Karasic, M.D., Madeline Deutsch, M.D. and Maurice Garcia, M.D.

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Care of the Transitioning Transgender Patient: A Multidisciplinary Overview
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists
Chair: Dan H. Karasic, M.D.
Presenters: Madeline B. Deutsch, M.D.
and Maurice Garcia, M.D.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
From Couch to Camera: The Reflections of an Activist Psychiatrist
AGLP-APA John Fryer Award Lecture
Lecturer: Dee Mosbacher, M.D., Ph.D.

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Sierra Suite K, Fifth Floor

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wrestling with the Angel: Psychotherapy, Struggle and Faith in Lesbians and Gay Men
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists
Chair: Howard C. Rubin, M.D.
Presenters: Donal Godfrey, D.Min. and
Ellen Haller, M.D.

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Advances in Addiction Pharmacotherapy
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
1. Medications for Opioid Use disorders:
Practical Considerations in Selecting Opioid Agonist and Antagonist Therapies
John Renner, M.D.
2. Alcohol Pharmacotherapy: What is the First Line Medication?
Steven Batki, M.D.
3. Medications Under Development for Stimulant Use Disorders
Larissa Mooney, M.D.
4. Pharmacotherapy for Nicotine Dependence
Petros Levounis, M.A., M.D.

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Innovative Program 6 – New Horizons for Professional Enrichment: Increasing our Understanding and Appreciation of Diversity in Sexuality and Culture
1. Interprofessional Collaboration and Education in Community Psychiatry
Kelly Gable, Pharm.D. and Mirela D. Marcu, M.D.
2. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Mental Health Training – A New Paradigm for Developing Clinical Experts
Weston S. Fisher, M.D., Ellen Haller, M.D.
and Erick Kwan Jo Hung, M.D.
3. Cultural Diversity Day: A Resident Initiative Combining Culture, Education, and Activism
Kathleen M. Patchan, M.D. and Ellen Lee, M.D.

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International Meetings

San Francisco APA-IPS Oct 30-Nov 2, 2014 
 For the meetings above, please contact Gene Nakajima, MD at GNakajima@aglp.org 

APAAnnual Meetings

2015 168th May 16-20 Toronto, Canada
2016 169th May 14-18 Atlanta, GA
2017 170th May 20-24 San Diego, CA

APA Institute on Psychiatric Services

2014 October 30-November 2 San Francisco, CA
2015 October 8-11 New York, NY
2016 October 6-9 Washington, DC