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Emerging Topics in Psychiatry

APA presents the Emerging Topics Webinar Series—learning opportunities analyzing the critical challenges faced in the profession and offering practical solutions from subject matter experts.

New APA learning opportunities dedicated to keeping members up-to-date on important topics and the latest trends and information impacting the profession. Interact with your peers and subject matter experts. Topics are diverse, covering clinical practice updates, emerging psychedelic use, burnout and physician well-being, new legislation impacting your practice and patients, innovative technology and more.

Upcoming Webinar

The City and Mental Health: A Social Psychiatrist's Perspective

  •  Wednesday, June 14
  •  1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET
  •  1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ **
  •  Mindy Fullilove, M.D.
  •  $50

At this time 56% of the world's population lives in cities, and the proportion will increase. The organization and management of those cities will be critical to overall mental health status. Such factors as segregation, poverty, and lack of opportunity are fundamental causes of mental illness. This presentation will address policies that can promote mental health in the world's cities.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe characteristics of an urban area
  2. List factors that undermine mental health and well-being
  3. Propose policies for improving mental health

Registration Coming Soon!

Webinar Schedule

Topic Date
Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Assessing and Managing Agitation in the Nursing Home Setting
  •  Thursday, July 20
  •  2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET
Nonpharmacological Management of ADHD
  •  Wednesday, August 16
  •  3:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET

Previous Webinars

Watch the following webinars on demand in the APA Learning Center:

  • Rapid-Acting Antidepressants: New Treatments, New Hope, and New Insights into the Brain (April 2023) - Recording Coming Soon!
  • DSM-5-TR: What You Need to Know (February 2023)

For past emerging topics webinars and other educational content, visit the APA Learning Center at

Other past topics include:

  • What Happens When the Public Health Emergency Ends? Telepsychiatry and Hybrid Practice Post-PHE
  • Evaluation, Management, Coding, and Documentation – What All Psychiatrists in Clinical Practice Need to Know
  • Facing the Hard Truths About Our Climate Disaster– Psychiatry's Role in Preparing society to accept a necessary shift in the Cultural Paradigm
  • The Covid-19 Pandemic and the Child Mental Health Crisis: What We Can Do Now
  • Heat Waves and Wildfires for the Practicing Psychiatrist: What you need to know to protect your patients and community
  • Denial: Nuclear Trauma and the Cold War Psychiatry in Hiroshima
  • Psychedelics as Therapeutics for Substance Use Disorders


**The American Psychiatric Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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