Annual Meeting Blog

Get the latest updates and information on sessions, speakers and events at the 2021 Annual Meeting.


What to Expect from the Virtual Exhibit Hall

This year’s robust virtual platform has many opportunities to network with industry leaders and learn the latest on products and services related to the psychiatric profession.

Opt-in to Networking at the Annual Meeting

In order to view Product Theaters & Huddles and participate in networking and matchmaking, you must opt-in to networking in your meeting registration profile.

Explore Sessions on Physician Wellness and Burnout

Explore strategies for promoting physician wellness and interventions to address individual and system-level challenges that lead to professional burnout.

Explore Sessions on Community Psychiatry

This year’s program includes several sessions to explore community-level variables and models to increase access to high-quality mental health care.

Global Psychiatry and Mental Health 

Hear from members of prominent international psychiatric organizations as they explore a variety of topics related to global mental health.

Explore Sessions on Telepsychiatry and Technology

In this rapidly-changing digital world, telepsychiatry is a key tool for delivering more accessible and cost-effective mental health treatment.

Update on Poster Sessions at the Meeting

The 2021 APA poster hall may have a new virtual look; however, it will still provide the same amazing content as in past years.

Explore Sessions on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

As social justice issues rightly take their place at the forefront of the national conversation, this year’s program includes several sessions to address disparities in health care delivery.

Explore Sessions on Psychiatry & COVID-19

This year’s program offers several sessions on the implications of COVID-19 and psychiatry, with an emphasis on the health of underserved and vulnerable populations.

Dr. Robert Sapolsky - APA Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker

Dr. Robert Sapolsky, neuroendocrinology researcher and acclaimed author will deliver the keynote address at the Annual Meeting Closing Session.

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2021 Meeting Theme

Learn more about this year's theme, Finding Equity Through Advances in Mind & Brain in Unsettled Times

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