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
Click here to view (pdf)
MENTORING PROGRAMSponsored by PRMS
Click here to sign up to be a Mentor to another psychiatrist
Click here to sign up to be a Mentee (to be assigned a Mentor)
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.
New Regulation Information Blocking Under the Cures ACT as of April 15
Click here to view resource detailing what we know about this incredibly complex regulation.
Vaccine.gov Website is Now Live
CMS 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. Vaccines.gov – 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
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.
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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,