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 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. Register for your free membership today!
Meet Our Donors
Special Thanks to All of our Donors!
Senior Psychiatrists appreciates donations of any amount. As a 501(c)(3) organization, all donations are fully tax deductible.
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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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New Regulation on Information Blocking Under the Cures Act as of April 5th
Click here to view resource detailing what we know about this incredibly complex regulation.
would like to make you aware that the federally supported website that
makes it easier for individuals to access COVID-19 vaccines is now live.
– powered by the trusted VaccineFinder brand – is available in English
and Spanish, with high accessibility standard, and will help connect
Americans with locations offering vaccines near them. In addition to the
website, people in the U.S. are also now able to utilize a text message
service, available in both English and Spanish. People can text their
ZIP code to 438829 (GETVAX) and 822862 (VACUNA) to find three locations
nearby that have vaccines available.
APA Statement on Violence in Washington on January 6, 2021
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.
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.