December 10 - 12, 2017, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  Join us in Las Vegas for the encore presentation
of this highly interactive, learning-focused meeting.
  Earn up to 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits  
  Obtain Your Entire Year’s ABPN SA Requirement for MOC
REGISTER NOW! Last year’s meeting sold out!

Topics at this CME Meeting for Psychiatrists and Mental Health Clinicians include:

  • Malingering & Medicolegal Risk New Topic!

  • Personality Disorders

  • Schizophrenia

  • Somatic Disorders New Topic!

  • Antipsychotics

  • Substance Abuse

  • Psychiatric Disorders in Children & Adolescents New Topic!

  • Women’s Mental Health

  • Geriatric Psychiatry

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome New Topic!

Dear Colleagues:
On behalf of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists we are pleased to present the encore meeting of our 2017 Psychiatry Update.

This highly practical, educational meeting will offer 2.5 days of clinically useful information and up to 18 CME Credits, including your entire year’s ABPN SA requirement, plus credit toward your MOC.

In our interactive, learning-focused format, nationally renowned faculty will provide best practice information specifically designed to address the everyday challenges of improving outcomes for your patients.

As always, our meeting offers an outstanding opportunity for peer-to-peer learning and networking. With question and answers allotted for every session, there is ample time to share best practices and find solutions to your most difficult clinical challenges.

Buoyed by the success of our annual meetings, which have seen participation grow 6-fold in just a few short years, the AACP is poised to become a major presence in the field. We invite you to join us by becoming an AACP member! AACP members enjoy many benefits, including up to a $150 discount to attend the Psychiatry Update. Please see the application form on our registration page for more information.

We hope you can join us in Chicago!

Richard Balon, MD
Donald W. Black, MD
Meeting Co-Chairs


Co-Directors Richard Balon, MD Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan

Donald W. Black, MD Professor of Psychiatry
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists (AACP)
Iowa City, Iowa

Faculty Donald W. Black, MD Professor of Psychiatry
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists (AACP)
Iowa City, Iowa

Vivien K. Burt MD, PhD Professor, Emeritus of Psychiatry
Geffen School of Medicine
The Women’s Life Center
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital
University of California, Los Angeles

George Grossberg, MD Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Saint Louis University
St. Louis, Missouri

Robert L. Hendren, DO Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Henry A. Nasrallah, MD Professor and Chairman
The Sydney W. Souers Endowed Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Carol S. North, MD, MPE, DFAPA Medical Director
The Altshuler Center for Education & Research Metrocare Services,
The Nancy and Ray L. Hunt Chair in Crisis Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Vice President
American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists
Dallas, Texas

Mark H. Pollack, MD Grainger Professor and Chairman
Department of Psychiatry
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA Director, Education, Department of Psychiatry
Professor of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Pediatrics
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Thomas Roth, PhD Director, Sleep Disorders and Research Center
Henry Ford Hospital
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan College of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan