2017 Annual Meeting


Join us in San Diego May 20-24, 2017.

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APA’s Annual Meeting is the premier psychiatry event of the year. With over 450 educational sessions and courses, there is no better event to help you expand your knowledge, network, and meet certification and licensure requirements.

Explore more about this year’s theme, “Prevention Through Partnerships.”



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Schedule At–a–Glance

View the schedule for key sessions, lectures and meetings.


Learning Opportunities

Learn about tracks, courses, self-assessment activities and more.



Learn how to register, reserve your booth and more.


Travel Information

Find information on getting to and around San Diego.


Hotel Information

Reserve your room at the official meeting hotels San Diego.


About APA’s Annual Meeting

Join your colleagues from around the world for the psychiatry event of the year.


Discover San Diego

Maps, attractions and dining ideas: there’s something for everyone in San Diego.


Allied Group Meetings

Information for affiliate organizations on hosting allied meetings/special events.


APA Meetings App

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Get the latest news on sessions, speakers and events at the 2017 Annual Meeting.


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Additional Information

APA Foundation Annual Benefit Event

Join the APA Foundation the evening of Saturday, May 20 during the meeting at the San Diego Wine & Culinary Center for its Annual Benefit. Just steps away from the meeting, the Center is San Diego's premier food and wine destination. Proceeds benefit public education and professional grants, research and awards programs.


Highlight leading cutting–edge research advancing psychiatric patient care

Annual Meeting Abstract Submissions

The 2017 Annual Meeting is closed to submissions. All poster presenters have been notified of the status of their submissions as well as the date and time of their presentations.

Explore the Annual Meeting

  • Learn from renowned psychiatry thought-leaders.
  • Complete your annual licensure CME credit at one meeting.
  • Discover innovative treatment options and new technologies.
  • Connect with your colleagues from around the U.S. and 50+ other countries.

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Advance registration ends April 20!

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2017 Preliminary Program Guide

2017 Preliminary Program Cover

View the 2017 Annual Meeting Preliminary Program Guide for courses, housing, travel, and other general information.