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Benefits for APA Early Career Psychiatrist Members

Publications & Journals

  • Receive articles on cutting-edge research and the latest developments in your field with free subscriptions to American Journal of Psychiatry, including AJP in Advance, and Psychiatric News ($348 value).
  • Free online subscription to Focus: The Journal of Lifelong Learning in Psychiatry ($637 value) – the best system to meet your ABPN Maintenance of Certification requirements including self-assessment, Performance in Practice, and lifelong learning. Each issue offers clinical reviews, patient management exercise, seminal articles, and quarterly CME quiz. Call APA Member Services at 202-559-3900 or 888-357-7924 to subscribe.
  • Discounted subscription to Psychiatric Services, APA's monthly journal focusing on the delivery of behavioral health services in organized systems ($43 value).
  • A 20% discount on over 700 books and special member pricing for journals and subscriptions through APA Publishing.
  • Subscriptions to online newsletters: Psychiatric News Update, and APA Advocacy Update.
  • Free subscriptions to informative e-newsletters, including Psychiatric News Update. Manage your communications options.


  • Free online CME learning modules to advance clinical and professional competencies including self-assessment and performance in practice modules (over $500 value).
  • Try the APA Learning Center free with the Members’ Course of the Month. Each month members have free access to an on-demand CME course on a popular topic.
  • Self-Assessment and PIP activities completed through the APA Learning Center are automatically reported to APBN for members and are not subject to audit.

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Members-only Malpractice Insurance

  • The APA Members-only Malpractice Insurance Program, administered by American Professional Agency, Inc. ("APA, Inc."), is a medical malpractice program designed to meet the needs of mental health professionals, specifically psychiatrists. APA, Inc. has been insuring psychiatrists for over 30 years and offers members risk management consultation services staffed by experienced professionals. They provide additional discounts and benefits to APA members including AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ courses, which are valued at $120. Each course also qualifies for one-hour credit towards the three hours required to receive a risk management discount of 5% off your professional liability policy.
  • For additional information regarding insurance rates and coverage, please visit/contact:
    American Professional Agency, Inc.
    95 Broadway / Amityville, N.Y. 11701
    877-740-1777 / Fax: 631-598-7249
    [email protected]



In today's world, it's more important than ever to make sure you and your family have the insurance coverage you need. As part of your APA member benefits, you have access to exclusive coverage on pet, long term care, and more!


APA's member benefit for payment processing is with Heartland. With Heartland you can grow your practice with smart, easy-to-use solutions. This payment processing service offers fast, secure, and simple payment solutions through industry-compliant point of sale (POS) and terminal products; wired, wireless, mobile, and Internet-based payment solutions. This U.S. based merchant offers support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as well as fraud prevention and data security tools. Heartland accepts all major payment types including debit, credit, and chip cards, along with mobile wallets.

Call them at 800-613-0148 to get started or visit our affinity website for more information.

Travel Savings Center*

Taking your hard-earned vacation is easy with so many discounts on travel. With your exclusive APA membership, you can save on car rentals, hotels, trips, and more!


As a member of APA, your exclusive savings go beyond travel and insurance. We've partnered with a variety of companies to provide you with discounts on goods and services.

Member-Only PPE*

To help members who are having trouble acquiring PPE, APA has collaborated with Project N95 to purchase the following items at bulk pricing rates. There are no minimum order quantities.

  • N95 Respirators (Certified by CDC and NIOSH)
  • KN95 Masks
  • Nitrile Powder Free Gloves
  • Level 1 and Level 2 AAMI Isolation Gowns
  • ASTM Level 1 and Level 3 Surgical Masks
  • Hard Surface Disinfectant
  • Disposable Face Shields

*In making these discounts available to its members, APA does not endorse any vendor and it has not investigated the quality of products or services offered.

If you have any questions, please contact the Project N95 support team via email at [email protected] for a response within one business days or less. You may also call us at (205) 528-3060, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday–Friday.

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