Welcome to the Senior Psychiatrists!
Senior Psychiatrists, Inc., founded in 2012, is an outgrowth of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) "Lifers." Prior to 2012, the “Lifers were managed by the APA Foundation. Today, the Senior Psychistrists, Inc. is an “Allied Organization” to APA and has representation in the APA Assembly.
Membership in the Senior Psychiatrists, Inc. is open to any member of the American Psychiatric Association who is a Life Member, Life Fellow, or Life Distinguished Fellow. There are potentially approximately 8,000 members of APA who have Life status, and this represents about 20% of the APA membership. The organization is now poised for growth and has put the infrastructure in place to reach out it expanding potential membership base. For more information, see our About Us page.
A Special Message from PRMS Regarding COVID-19
On behalf of the entire team at PRMS, we hope you are staying safe and healthy.
We recognize that there will be an increased need for mental health counseling and services due to the COVID-19 crisis. Your professional liability insurance policy through the PRMS Psychiatrists’ Program covers you for the rendering of psychiatric services as a volunteer in the state where you are licensed. As a policy holder, your volunteer hours will not count against your total practice hours.
PRMS COVID-19 Third Risk Management Alert
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MENTORING PROGRAMSponsored by PRMS
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Click here to sign up to be a Mentee (to be assigned a Mentor)
In Memoriam: Irvin Cohen - Click here to view
Senior Psychiatrist Supplement
2019 Signature Sponsor- PRMS!
Senior Psychiatrists is proud to have PRMS once again as their Signature Sponsor for 2019. Pictured is Senior Psychiatrists President Dr. Jack McIntyre with PRMS CEO Stephen Sills at our 2016 reception in Atlanta.
2020 Berson Award Recipient Announced!
T. Beck, MD (pictured right) is the recipient of the 2020 Berson Award.
Congratulations to Aaron T. Beck who has been selected to receive the
Berson Senior Psychiatrist Award. The Person Senior Psychiatrist Award
acknowledges a senior member who has made a significant contribution to
psychiatry. The award was made possible by a grant from the estate of
Harold E. Person, M.D.
Senior Psychiatrist Leaders receive 50 Year Member Recognition from APA
PRMS Blog Focuses on Senior Psychiatrists
Please check out this terrific article about the Senior Psychiatrists provided by PRMS. If you have not already registered as a member, now is a great time to join. Membership is free. http://www.program-central.com/2017/08/15/now-is-the-perfect-time-to-join-senior-psychiatrists/#.WZY-kpOGNE6
APA Statement on Violence in Washington on January 6, 2021
The APA issued a statement addressing the violence in Washington and offering mental health resources for those who may need it. Please see the full statement here.
Senior Psychiatrists, Inc., founded in 2012, is an outgrowth of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) "Lifers." Prior to 2012, the “Lifers were managed by the APA Foundation. Today, the Senior Psychiatrists, Inc. is an “Allied Organization” to APA and has representation in the APA Assembly through the ACROSS program. Download flyer for more information.
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Meet Our Donors
Special Thanks to All of our Donors!
Senior Psychiatrists appreciate donations of any amount. As the organization is a 501(3), all donations are fully tax deductible. We offer special recognition for donors at the $100 level and up.
$100 - $249 - Friend
$250- $499 -- Supporter
$500 -$999 -- Patron
$1000 and up - Benefactor
Donors will be listed on the website, on annual meeting events signage and in the APA 2019 Senior Psychiatrists informational brochure,