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2022 Annual Meeting

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

May 21-25, 2022 ~ New Orleans June 7-10, 2022 ~ Online ~ 2022 Theme: Social Determinants of Mental Health

Join APA for the 2022 Annual Meeting in New Orleans and Online

APA is gathering in-person for the first time since 2019, in the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans!

Our attendees’ safety is fundamental, as is flexibility for those who need it. APA is offering both the in-person experience in New Orleans and an online option connecting you from your home to the foremost scientific program in psychiatry. Whichever way you prefer to attend, it’s a chance to reconnect with your peers and reinvigorate your practice.

With 300+ educational sessions and courses covering 50+ topics, APA’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans is the best place to connect with colleagues, get the latest in scientific advances, and meet your certification and licensure requirements. This year’s meeting features a deep and timely discussion of the social determinants of mental health: the factors outside our offices and within our patients’ communities that influence the mind, from COVID, to inequity, to education, and much more.

There’s also a new Clinical Updates Track with practical pearls of wisdom; a Research Track hosted by NIDA, with sessions also from NIAAA and SAMHSA; and a special Technology Track to help you stay up to date on the major changes to clinical practice brought about by the pandemic.

Health & Safety

APA is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation. Protecting the health and safety of our attendees is our priority. All APA staff and in-person Annual Meeting attendees and exhibitors must be fully vaccinated and follow health and safety guidelines during all indoor activities at APA’s 2022 Annual Meeting.

Read more about safety considerations here

Choose Your Experience

View details on the two Annual Meeting experiences below, and view a side-by-side comparison grid here for more details on what's included with each experience.

Annual Meeting Experience in New Orleans:

Held May 21-25, the New Orleans Annual Meeting provides in-person attendees with the best of both worlds—access to the online meeting held later in June is also included with your in-person registration.

Best for those looking for maximum live-education CME, in-person networking, career advancement and camaraderie, in an addition to your educational experience.

Package Includes:

  • Registration to in-person event in New Orleans
  • In-person meeting will provide up to 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Complimentary registration to Online event June 7-10, providing up to 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Total CME available for this experience: 46.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Access to all session recordings with the full On Demand product by selecting the "Gold" registration at checkout (75 CME)
  • Posters (in-person and online)
  • Exhibit Hall and APA Bookstore Access
  • Non-CME presentations (Product Showcases, Huddles, Coffee & Conversations)

Annual Meeting Online Experience

Held June 7-10, Tuesday-Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., and Friday 11:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., the online-only Annual Meeting provides attendees with a live, interactive virtual event with limited number of sessions and the On Demand package detailed below.

Best for those who want access to educational content with the flexibility of a remote experience.

Package Includes:

  • Registration to Online meeting June 7-10
  • Online meeting provides up to 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Complimentary access to a limited On Demand package with up to 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Total CME available for this experience: 46.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Posters presented online

Compare the Experiences Here

Why Attend?

  • Hear from experts on emerging trends and research that will impact your practice.
  • Participate in fascinating and powerful conversations on the social determinants of mental health.
  • Meet with new colleagues, reconnect with old friends, and interact with psychiatrists and mental health advocates from around the world.

About APA Annual Meeting On Demand

APA's Annual Meeting On Demand product offers sessions from the in-person meeting, the virtual event, and supplementary recordings. On Demand offers you the convenience of learning on your own time and terms – from the comfort of your home, the office, while traveling or wherever you choose. Watch slides with synchronized audio or download the MP3 audio files and listen on-the-go. We make it easy for you to access content anytime, anywhere, from any device.

2022 Annual Meeting Exhibitors and Events

The Annual Meeting offers the largest audience of psychiatrists and mental health professionals at any meeting in the world, making it the perfect venue to display products designed for the mental health professional, recruit for psychiatric positions or to offer other services to attendees.

See who's exhibiting in 2022 and view the exhibitor floor map here.

Exhibitor Opportunities

2022 Annual Meeting Submissions

The 2022 Annual Meeting submission site is currently closed. Poster presenters will receive notice of the status of their submission on February 28, 2022.


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