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The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM) is the professional organization for psychiatrists practicing in outpatient and inpatient medical settings. Networking and inclusivity are the norm, newcomers are enthusiastically welcomed, and trainees actively mentored.
APM members bring specialized competencies and skills that bridge psychiatry and other areas of Medicine. The Academy is a sister organization of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine; the two groups actively collaborate on essential issues for the field in this era of international health care reform, including fostering and disseminating research that underpins clinical practice and innovative service delivery for persons with co-morbid psychiatric and medical conditions. Academy members have particular expertise for developing integrated models of care to improve the quality of mental health care and outcomes of primary care and medical specialty care.
APM has 1,000 members including subspecialty interest groups such as HIV/AIDS Psychiatry, Bioethics, Cardiovascular Psychiatry, Primary Care and Community Psychiatry, Critical Care Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, Palliative Care, Child/Adolescent Psychosomatic Medicine, Women's Health, Psychotherapy with the Medically Ill, Telepsychiatry, and Transplantation Psychiatry.
ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the public interest and the professions of psychiatry and neurology by promoting excellence in practice through certification and maintenance of certification processes. The ABPN is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties, an organization of 24 approved medical specialty boards
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The US federal agency which administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program. Provides information for health professionals