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APA members receive the clinical updates needed to stay informed, the programs and patient care resources needed to deliver optimal care, and access to meetings, virtual events, and networking opportunities that helps to empower career advancement.

Members in Practice

  • General Members

    General Members

    General Members are practicing psychiatrists who have completed an acceptable residency training program in psychiatry, and hold either a valid license to practice medicine or an academic, research, or governmental position that does not require licensure.

  • Early Career Members

    Early Career Members

    Early Career Psychiatrists (ECPs) are General Members of APA who are within their first seven years after completion of training (ACGME accredited residency/fellowship).

  • Resident-Fellow Members

    Resident-Fellow Members

    Resident-Fellow Members are physicians who have been accepted into a psychiatric residency training program that is approved by the ACGME, RCPS(C), or AOA and remain enrolled therein. Residents enrolled in a one-year primary care training program to be followed by an approved psychiatric residency are also eligible.

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