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January 21, 2022

APA Members: Remember to Vote by Jan. 31

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Because of changes to the election guidelines in effect this year that are designed to even the playing field, APA helped to produce some additional materials about the candidates.

October 06, 2021

APA Ethics Committee Issues Opinion on the Spread of Disinformation

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"When speaking publicly about a pandemic, therefore, it is particularly incumbent upon psychiatrists to honestly and responsibly share factual information,” states a new opinion from the American Psychiatric Association’s Ethics Committee. “Disseminating falsehoods about a pandemic disease such as COVID-19, including misleading information about scientifically supported public health protocols or vaccines, is unethical.”

July 12, 2021

Honoring Chester Pierce with a New Human Rights Award; Your Opportunity to Participate in the Endowment Campaign

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As members of the Chester Pierce Human Rights Award Campaign Workgroup, we invite you to join us in supporting the endowment of this award at a critical time in our nation’s history. Professor Chester M. Pierce, M.D., was a psychiatric physician, a Harvard gentleman, a scholar/athlete, the first African American president of his high school graduating class, a founder of Black Psychiatrists of America, and above all, a superb human being.

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