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Frequently Asked Questions

Annual Meeting registration includes admission to 600+ scientific sessions, 4 plenary sessions, and 1,000 poster presentations. Attendees may access the exhibit hall as well as complimentary shuttle bus service from the official meeting hotels to the Moscone Center, with a valid meeting registration badge.

APA Annual Meeting On Demand is a separate product and is not included with Annual Meeting registration. However, the On Demand product can be added to your Annual Meeting registration for an additional fee.

The Annual Meeting Self-Assessment in Psychiatry is available now in the APA learning center. Complete the 2023 Annual Meeting self-assessment quiz online and earn up to 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ credits, approved by ABPN for MOC Part 2. The Annual Meeting Self-Assessment in Psychiatry will become available in February and stay available until December 31, 2023.

  • Distinguished Fellows Convocation
  • Product Theater
  • Poster Sessions
  • Coffee and Conversations within the exhibit hall
  • Emerging Voices Plenary
  • Mental Health Innovation Zone

The general conference evaluation, credit claim, and CME certificate will open on May 21, 2023. An email will be sent out to all eligible attendees on May 24, 2023 with instructions for claiming credit. The website will remain active until 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 28, 2023. Certificates will not be available after this date.

Evaluation and credit claim will be available until 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 28, 2023. Certificates will not be available after this date.

Nonmember Medical Student and Mental Health Professional registrations are considered provisional until eligibility credentials have been provided. Acceptable credentials include but are not limited to Medical Student ID, Organization/Business ID, or Business Card.

We encourage all registrants to use the online registration system. Registrations cannot be processed over the phone or by mail. If you need an invoice to process a check payment, please register online and, in the payment section, select “Pay by check”. The system will save your registration in a pending status and send you an invoice via email.

APA accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and Checks (U.S. funds only). Checks should be made payable to the American Psychiatric Association, and sent to APA Registration at the following address: P.O. Box 896656, Charlotte, NC 28289-6656. Wire transfers are NOT accepted.

In support of improving patient care, the American Psychiatric Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The American Psychiatric Association designates this live CME activity for a maximum of 43 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

General questions about registration and difficulties registering should be directed to [email protected] or by calling 202-559-3900 or 888-357-7924.

Cancellation requests must be received in writing by February 23, 2022, at [email protected]. Once processed, the fee (if eligible) will be refunded in the manner in which it was received. Refund timelines and cancellation fees are as follows:

  • Until February 23, 2023: Full Refunds
  • February 24 - March 16, 2023: Refund less cancellation fee equal to 25% of the total amount paid
  • March 17, 2022, and beyond: No Refunds, all sales are final*

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