NEW YORK CHAPTER

THE NEW YORK REGIONAL CHAPTERS OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRISTS AND THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHIATRIC ADMINISTRATORS

Objectives 

  • 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. 

 
Our History


  • 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. 


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