2020 Spring Highlights Meeting


About the 2020 Spring Highlights Meeting

APA's Spring Highlights Meeting is a curated selection of premier psychiatric experts delivering sessions on emerging clinical topics and issues.

Don't miss this two-day collection of 45-minute sessions, each including 30 minutes of presentation and 15 minutes of Q&A.

If you registered and participated in the live meeting: you should have received an email with instructions for claiming CME credit. Credit is earned on an hour-for-hour basis.

If you did not register for the Spring Highlights Meeting but you would like to view the recording and claim CME credit for this activity: this enduring educational activity can be found in the APA Learning Center here: APA Spring Highlights Meeting 2020.


The APA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Unless otherwise specified, scientific sessions on the Spring Highlights program meet the criteria for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

MOC Self-Assessment Credit

2020 APA Highlights Meeting attendees can earn 8 hours of ABPN MOC Part-2 self-assessment credit by completing the 2020 APA Annual Meeting Self-Assessment in Psychiatry. Use group ID PHILLY20 during the checkout process.This activity must be completed by July 15, 2020.

For APA Highlights Meeting Attendees, APA is making access to this self-assessment activity available to its members as a benefit of APA membership. For ABPN diplomates, access to this activity was supported through an unrestricted grant from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Certificate of Attendance and Evaluation

The online evaluation website will be available during the meeting and for two months afterward. Participants can claim CME certificates through Friday, June 26, 2020.

You will need to have registered for the Spring Highlights meeting and received a confirmation email to access the evaluation and obtain your certificate. For assistance, please contact educme@psych.org. Certificates will not be issued after Friday, June 26, 2020.

Faculty and Planners Financial Disclosures

View the full disclosures here .

Accessibility for Participants with Disabilities

APA is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website to people with disabilities. Please contact American Psychiatric Association at 202-559-3900, if you require assistance seven (7) days prior to the start of a live webinar.

Educational Objectives

By participating in this meeting, you will:

  • Describe new research findings in psychiatry and neuroscience and how they may impact practice.
  • Apply quality improvement strategies to improve clinical care.
  • Provide culturally competent care for diverse populations.
  • Describe the utility of psychotherapeutic and pharmacological treatment options.
  • Integrate knowledge of current psychiatry into discussions with patients.
  • Identify barriers to care, including health service delivery issues.

Please note that the scientific program schedule is subject to change. Please see psychiatry.org/SpringHighlights for details on changes to the scientific program.

2020 Spring Highlights

This event has now concluded. Access recordings and slide downloads for Saturday's presentations below. Sunday's presentations will be available soon.

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