Psych Congress Year-Round

Steven Chan, MD, MBA, a clinical informaticist and practicing addiction psychiatry physician, will present “Work Smarter and Leave the Office on Time” at Elevate by Psych Congress, being held in Boston, Massachusetts, March 8-10, 2019.


ORLANDO, Fla.—Infusion with the investigational compound brexanolone outperformed selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for the treatment of postpartum depression, according to a study presented at Psych Congress 2018.

ORLANDO, Fla.—Rates and routes of prescription stimulant abuse among both adolescents and adults is concerning, suggests a pair of studies presented during a poster session at Psych Congress 2018.

ORLANDO, Fla—A novel agent for the treatment of schizophrenia is producing promising results in efficacy and safety trials. Researchers presented an overview of late-stage studies of the drug at Psych Congress 2018.

ORLANDO, Fla.—The atypical antipsychotic cariprazine outperformed placebo in reducing depressive symptoms in patients with bipolar I disorder, according to a poster presented at Psych Congress 2018.

ORLANDO, Fla.—Delivering a borderline personality disorder (BPD) diagnosis can feel tricky, leaving some clinicians afraid of sparking negative reactions and wondering if they should tell patients at all.



BLOG: San Francisco is the perfect place to think about the future of psychiatry, and to nurture the generation of new clinicians who will be leading it.

Psych Congress is about building bridges. Like a bridge, we span gaps so that people can come together and learn from one another. There are still bridges to build, and this effort remains a work in progress. We’re only just getting started.

We perpetuate the feeling of being not good enough through slights and microaggressions that we unconsciously inflict upon our peers and colleagues.



Dimitri Grigoriadis, PhD; Evan Smith, JD; Ajay Madan, PhD; Scott Siegert, PharmD; Clinton Wright, PharmD; Haig Bozigian, PhD
Roger McIntyre, MD; Robert Findling, MD; Xiao Wu, PhD; John Edwards, MD; Willie Earley, MD; Chris Gache, MD
Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD; Stewart A. Factor, DO; William Ondo, MD; Mat D. Davis, PhD; David Stamler, MD; Robert A. Hauser, MD, MBA; Hubert H. Fernandez, MD
Hubert H. Fernandez, MD; Stewart A. Factor, DO; Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD; William Ondo, MD; Mat D. Davis, PhD; David Stamler, MD; Robert A. Hauser, MD, MBA



Jeffrey Swanson, PhD, speaks about the prevalence of serious mental illness in the US. Dr. Swanson is Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

As the 29th annual Psych Congress kicked off Friday, organizers announced the launch of a new offering, Elevate by Psych Congress, a three-day event designed for early-career clinicians.

The organizers of Psych Congress debuted new branding for its range of offerings as the its 29th annual national conference got underway Friday.