PREP for Success

PREP, the Psychiatric Resident Educational Program, is an online experience designed to help residents build knowledge around the milestones to meet the requirements of the six ACGME core competencies and learn about the business of medicine.

Building a Career in Psychiatry

This two-part guide will help medical students, residents, fellows, and early career physicians successfully prepare for career transition points. Find information on important non clinical topics that are infrequently included in undergraduate or graduate medical curricula.

Coping With Patient Suicide

This information is intended to provide you with support and help you learn from the experience of patient suicide.

"I Am Psychiatry" Resident Video Contest

APA, AADPRT, ADMSEP, and PsychSIGN are joining forces to celebrate careers in psychiatry and encourage the next generation of leaders.

Psychiatry residency programs are invited to submit a 3-minute video highlighting “Why I Became A Psychiatrist” and related themes.

APA Assembly
  • OMNI Shoreham, Washington, D.C.
  • Fri,  Oct  30 - Sun,  Nov  01
2016 Annual Meeting
  • Atlanta, Ga.
  • Sat,  May  14 - Wed,  May  18

Awards, Fellowships, Competitions, and Leadership Opportunities

Resident-Fellow Member Handbook

Information about leadership and fellowship opportunities, awards and competitions, the structure of APA, and how the process by which APA policy is created.

Publishing Opportunities

Call for Submissions for Psychiatric News' Residents' Forum 

Resident-Fellow Member Trustee (RFMT) Ravi N. Shah, M.D., M.B.A., and RFMT-Elect Stella Cai, M.D., encourage RFMs to submit original submissions for the Psychiatric News’ Residents’ Forum. Articles should be about 650 words and address an issue or perspective of interest to RFMs. View a sample article. Contact Dr. Shah to obtain more information or to submit an article.

Residents' Journal, published online monthly with The American Journal of Psychiatry, serves as a forum for psychiatry residents and fellows to share ideas and experiences in training, clinical practice, research, and careers with colleagues. Learn how to submit an article to the Residents' Journal.

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