American Association of Community Psychiatrists

A Community for Community Psychiatrists


Community Psychiatry Spotlight:

Doc of the Year: Dr. Margie Balfour

Our own Margie Balfour was honored at this year’s National Council for Behavioral Health annual meeting (NatCon2017) as their “Doc of the Year

Are you a Community Psychiatrist? What does that mean? Learn more here

Recovery-oriented Psychiatric Care

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"Community Psychiatry Forum*"

In Collaboration with

The American Association of Community Psychiatrists

Mental Health Advocacy in Troubled Times


Learning Objectives - Participants will be better able to:

  • Identify some of the major risks to community mental health in the new political climate
  • Explain how principles for reform that can be promoted in various venues
  • Develop strategies for influencing policy at various levels of government and administration

CME: You can earn 1.25 CME credits


When: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Course Directors:

Wesley Sowers, MD

Robert Marin, MD

Guest Experts:

Robert Marin, MD, Associate Director, Center for Public Service Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA


Wesley Sowers, MD, Director, Center for Public Service Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA


Ken Thompson, MD, Medical Director, Pennsylvania Psychiatric Leadership Council