The premier psychiatry event of the year, hosted online May 1-3. Pre-Conference Expo on April 30.

Covering the full breadth of psychiatric topics with a focus on the most pressing issues facing your practice and patients.

  • 3 Days.
  • 135 Sessions.
  • Virtual Poster Hall.
  • Virtual Exhibits.
  • 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ hours for live event.
  • Up to 75 additional CME credits available through the 400-session APA Annual Meeting On Demand product.

2021 Theme

Finding Equity Through Advances in Mind & Brain in Unsettled Times

Featured Lectures + Speakers


Anthony Fauci, M.D.

William C. Menninger Memorial Convocation

Director of the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, and Chief Medical Advisor to the President

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Isabel Wilkerson

Opening Session

Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

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About the Meeting

Learn about CME, meeting theme & accreditation info.

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Sessions + Speakers

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Meeting Blog

Read news & updates about the meeting.

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Virtual exhibit space and sponsorship details are now available by downloading the 2021 Exhibitor Prospectus .

Reserve exhibit space online here

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Poster + Session Submissions

Submissions for the 2021 Annual Meeting are closed. All presenters have been notified of the status of their submission.

Learn more about guidelines for submissions here.

Featured Topics

The program includes a breadth of topic areas, covering all domains within psychiatry.

Attendees will find a special emphasis on sessions responding to this year's meeting theme, "Finding Equity Through Advances in Mind & Brain in Unsettled Times," with topics that include: Diversity and Health Equity (Structural Racism and Health Disparities); Global, Political, and Social Issues (Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Climate Change); Community Psychiatry; and Technology (Telepsychiatry), among many others.

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