Early Career Psychiatrists

Frequently Asked Questions

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PsychPRO, Introducing A New Membership Benefit

PsychPRO, the APA’s new mental health registry, is free to members and will help ease MACRA payment reporting requirements, avoid payment penalties and help achieve bonuses, automatically meet MOC Part IV, and ensure psychiatry develops its own quality standards into the future.

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APA National Dues Rates for General Members

The membership year runs from January 1 – December 31. Dues will be prorated based on membership application acceptance date.

Early Career Psychiatrists (ECPs) are General Members of the APA who are within their first seven years after completion of training (ACGME accredited residency/fellowship). Dues are reduced for the first six years of General Membership to ease the financial burdens of early career psychiatrists.

Dues rates will be divided by the corresponding number of months for members on a scheduled payment plan.

General Member (Year 1)

General Member (Year 2)

General Member (Year 3)

General Member (Year 4)

General Member (Year 5)

General Member (Year 6)

General Member (Year 7+)