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2017 CMDA Psychiatry Section at APA Conference

Start Date: 05/22/2017

End Date: 05/24/2017


City: San Diego

State: California

CMDA's Psychiatry Section sponsored events specifically for the members of CMDA's Psychiatry Section during the American Psychiatry Association's Annual Meeting on May 22-24, 2017 in San Diego, California. We had a full agenda of meetings for our members and guests as we challenged and encouraged each other in integrating faith and practice. For more information about CMDA's Psychiatry Section, visit

Schedule of Events

We had morning meetings for fellowship, as well as seminars on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at the Grand Hyatt Hotel next door to the Embassy Suites. Ms. Kay Warren of Saddleback Church highlighted our banquet agenda and delivered a challenging message related to psychiatry and the church and mental illness.

Saturday, May 20
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Educational Seminar: Mental Health and the Church - Building Bridges - Psychiatry and the Church
Saddleback Church, Newport Mesa California Campus

Sunday, May 21
Morning Worship Service

Sunday, May 21
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Evening Social and Dinner in nearby restaurant

Monday, May 22
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Hotel
Fellowship and Seminar: "Spiritual Calling in Psychiatry" with Dr. Tom Okamoto

Tuesday, May 23
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Hotel
Fellowship and Seminar: "Spiritual Calling in Psychiatry (Cont.)"

Tuesday, May 23
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel
Dinner Banquet: "Mental Illness and Psychiatry and the Church: What is Really Needed?" with Kay Warren

Wednesday, May 24
7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Hotel
Integration Seminar: "Clinical Case Study Presentations and Discussion" with Dr. Brian Briscoe

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We will sponsor similar events at the 2018 APA.  Please check back regularly for information.  We hope to see you there.  Scholarships and reduced rates are available for residents. Contact Marshall Williams for more information.