NEW YORK CHAPTER
THE NEW YORK REGIONAL CHAPTERS OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRISTS AND THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHIATRIC ADMINISTRATORS
Providing for the effective and efficient consolidation of knowledge and new information regarding administration of mental health facilities, programs and systems by psychiatrists working within the public sector; formulating, promulgating, and maintaining qualifications and standards for all psychiatrists working within the public sector
Providing education to psychiatrists and the community regarding the relationship of administration and psychiatric care; and
Providing better understanding and professional support among psychiatrists working within the public sector by promoting collegiality, networking and consultation.
The New York Regional Chapters of the AACP and AAPA began meeting together in 2009 to more effectively promote public psychiatry in New York.
Did You Know
Most of our members are alumni of the Columbia University Public Psychiatry Fellowship Program, initiated in 1981 with funds from the NYS Office of Mental Health.