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The OPPA, a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, is a statewide medical specialty organization whose more than 1,000 physician members specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses, including substance use disorders.

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05/27/2015

APA dues deadline is June 30

The APA, OPPA and our members are shaping the role of psychiatry in our health care system and advocating for our patients. Remain a part of the American Psychiatric Association and support its important work. Renew before June 30 and continue to receive the benefits that keep you at the top of your profession. Sign in to your online account or call 703-907-7322 to renew today!

05/26/2015

OhioMHAS Nominations sought: Howard H Sokolov Award

The OhioMHAS Forensic Services Bureau is accepting nominations for the 2015 Howard H. Sokolov Mental Health Leadership Award. Given in memory of Dr. Howard Sokolov, a pioneering psychiatrist and scholar who passed away in 2014, the award recognizes an individual or program that consistently demonstrates a commitment to excellence, recognition of dignity and worth of the consumer, security and safety of the community and dedication to providing quality forensic mental health services.

05/13/2015

ECP members get free online subscription to APA Focus

As an early career psychiatrist, you are eligible to receive a complimentary online subscription to focus: the journal of lifelong learning (a value of $336) as part of your APA membership. Focus is the best resource to meet ABPN Maintenance of Certification requirements. Each issue offers clinical reviews, patient-management exercises, seminal articles, and a CME quiz.

05/08/2015

ODH releases 2013 overdose death data

Reflecting a continuing national trend, unintentional drug overdoses caused 2,110 deaths of Ohio residents in 2013. Records show there were about 196 more deaths in 2013 compared to 2012, according to a new report released today by the Ohio Department of Health. Opiates, which include heroin and prescription painkillers, were culpable in nearly 70 percent of overdose deaths.

05/07/2015

Psychiatrists reminded to review their Sunshine Act data before May 20

Psychiatrists and other physicians have until May 20 to review and dispute data that pharmaceutical companies, biological makers, and device makers may have reported about you to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for its Open Payments program.

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May 28, 2015

DSM-5 and ICD-10 Workshop

OPPA offices, Columbus, OH

May 31, 2015
10:00AM-2:00PM

OPPA Council Meeting

OPPA offices, Columbus, OH

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