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Meetings and Conferences

APA PSYCHIATRY SECTION MEETINGS

Join CMDA's Psychiatry Section at the American Psychiatry Association's Annual Meeting each year. Throughout the conference, we hold a variety of special events specifically for members of the Psychiatry Section.

2019 APA Psychiatry Section Meeting
May 18-22, 2019 • San Francisco, CA

We will have a full agenda of meetings for our members and guests as we seek to challenge and encourage each other in integrating faith and practice. Begin praying now that members will feel led to participate, residents will feel led to engage and commit and interns will seek wisdom regarding the field of psychiatry and seek us out for information. We hope you can join us. Our normal meetings on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will encourage and challenge attendees in both personal and professional matters. A link will be added in the future so that you can view the agenda and activities and events we will sponsor. The site will be built as the plans are developed. Check back often.

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2018 APA Psychiatry Section Meeting
May 5-9, 2018 • New York, New York

We had a full agenda of meetings for our members and guests. If you were not able to join us, click on the link below to find the agenda, and audio/video of Dr. Tom Okamoto as he encouraged us in our walk and unique role as psychiatrists. Also find audio/video of Dr. Gene Rudd, Senior Vice President of CMDA, as he encouraged us regarding integrating more psychiatry expertise into CMDA ministries and global outreach. Contact Marshall at psychsectioncmda@gmail.com for more information.

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2018 CMDA National Convention
April 26-29, 2018 • Ridgecrest, NC

The Psychiatry Section sponsored an afternoon session on Friday with a focus on Mentoring, Burnout/Resilience, and Sexual Dysphoria.  We heard from Steve Sartori, MD, Director of CMDA’s Life and Leadership Coaching ministry as he discussed Burnout among doctors and health care professionals.  Dr. Samuel Thielman, MD. PhD, Director of Still Waters Global LLC, provided insights into his experiences with resilience in his practice as a State Department consultant as well as in his private practice.  Finally, Paul Hruz, MD, PhD, Associate Professor at Washington University, provided insights into Sexual Dysphoria in Children.  Biographies of our speakers along with a video and audio of their presentation are found at the link below.  Contact Marshall at psychsectioncmda@gmail.com for more information.

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2017 Mental Illness Forum:  Building Bridges - Psychiatry and the Church,
May 20, 2017 • Newport Mesa, California

Pastors and ministers from Saddleback Church gathered on Saturday May 20 to discuss how psychiatrists and pastors can work together to minister to those with mental health issues. An agenda for the day is provided here. Click here for the video and audio
recordings.

2017 APA Psychiatry Section Meeting
May 22-24, 2017 • San Diego, California
  
We had a full agenda of meetings for our members and guests as we sought to challenge and encourage each other in integrating faith and practice. We hope you can join us in New York in May of 2018. We also recorded Dr. Okamoto’s morning presentation and Kay Warren on Tuesday evening.  Please click the link below to view the agenda and activities we sponsored and recordings of events as they are posted.

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2016 APA Psychiatry Section Meeting,
May 2016 • Atlanta, GA  

Did you miss the 2016 meetings? We recorded our sessions so you can listen and watch even if you weren't able to join us. Learn More


CMDA MEETINGS

CMDA hosts a variety of more than 40 topical, local, regional and national conferences each year for our members, offering training and networking opportunities. These events are some of the best opportunities for you to fellowship with other Christian healthcare professionals from all across the world.

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