Overview: Virtual Conference

Live Sessions: July 15 – 16, 2020

Clinical Pearls: AACP Psychiatry Update
Live Session 1: July 15, 2020 7-9 PM
Live Session 2: July 16, 2020 7-9 PM

Live Workshops
Workshop I - Telepsychiatry: July 21, 2020 7-8:30 PM
Workshop 2 - Addiction: July 22, 2020 7-9 PM
Workshop 3 - Medical Cannabis: July 23, 2020 7-9 PM

On-Demand Available: July 6, 2020 – March 10, 2021


Topics at this learning-focused CME/CE conference for Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Clinicians include:
  • ADHD Across the Lifespan
  •  rTMS and Other Devices
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Managing the Difficult Patient
  • Managing the Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications
  • Anxiety Disorders in Children
  • Treatment of Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • What a Psychiatrist Should Know about Sleep Disorders
  • Plus, optional post-conference Addiction and Medical Cannabis Workshops (2 CME/CEs available for each workshop)
  • and much more!

Dear Colleagues:

On behalf of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists we are pleased to present our 2020 Psychiatry Update.

This highly practical, educational meeting will offer 2.5 days of clinically useful information and up to 22 CME/CE Credits, including post-conference workshops. Obtain your entire year’s ABPN Self-Assessment (SA) requirement, plus credit toward your Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

In our interactive, learning-focused format, nationally renowned faculty will provide best practice information specifically designed to address the everyday challenges of improving outcomes for your patients.

As always, our meeting offers an outstanding opportunity for peer-to-peer learning and networking. With question and answers allotted for every session, there is ample time to share best practices and find solutions to your most difficult clinical challenges.

New for 2020 we are offering 2 optional, Post-conference workshops: Addiction and Medical Cannabis. (2 CME/CEs available for each workshop)

Buoyed by the success of our annual meetings, which have seen participation grow 6-fold in just a few short years, the AACP is poised to become a major presence in the field. We invite you to join us by becoming an AACP member! AACP members enjoy many benefits, including up to a $125 discount to attend the Psychiatry Update.

We hope you can join us in Chicago!


Richard Balon, MD
Donald W. Black, MD
Meeting Co-Chairs