Save the Date: March 21 - 23, 2019
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile


The 2018 CP/AACP Psychiatry Update is Sold Out.

Click here for information about the 2018 Encore Presentation of the CP/AACP Current Psychiatry Update taking place December 2-4 at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas.

Topics at this CME Meeting for Psychiatrists and Mental Health Clinicians include:
  • ADHD
  • Women’s Mental Health
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Medicolegal Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Transgender Issues
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Highlight for the 2018 program includes:
  • New this year Dr. Marlene P. Freeman will be asking for attendee help in putting together an interactive presentation on Case Studies in Women’s Mental Health. Registered attendees will receive an email asking for your questions or cases that could be considered for learning and discussion opportunities. Dr. Freeman will select from these pre-submitted audience questions and case studies to discuss during her presentation and live Q & A.

  • Special Keynote Address
    Ketamine Update: What Should Clinicians Know and Expect

Dear Colleagues:

On behalf of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists we are pleased to present the 2018 Psychiatry Update.

This highly practical, educational meeting will offer 2.5 days of clinically useful information and up to 19 CME Credits, including 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.

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 $200 discount to attend the Psychiatry Update. Please see the application form on our registration page for more information.

We hope you can join us in Chicago!


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