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Join The Florida Psychiatric Society for the Fall CME Meeting where you will have the opportunity to earn 12 continuing medical education (CME) credits. The Florida Psychiatric Society will also report, on your behalf, your earned CME credits to CE Broker for Florida licensed physicians. FPS Represents you and your professional interests.

The program is thoughtfully designed to offer interactive sessions with the latest in diagnosis and cutting edge treatments from experts, in addition, our networking breaks and receptions will provide the opportunity to spark discussions, ask questions, and engage with your peers. The Florida Psychiatric Society 2017 Fall CME Meeting delivers what you need to maintain and expand competence and medical knowledge that is foundational to the practice of psychiatry.

"A Cornucopia of
Continuing Medical Education"

FPS represents you and your professional interests.
Our programs are always designed for continuing medical education with the latest in diagnosis and cutting edge treatments.
Friday, October 6, 2017
6:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m. • Issues in the Care of Transgender Individuals (2.0 CME)
Presenter: Eric Yarbrough, MD, FAPA - Director of Psychiatry, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, New York, NY.

Saturday, October 7, 2017
8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m. • Psychopharmacology Update: Treating Treatment Resistant Depression (1.5 CME)
Presenter: Stephen J. Seiner, MD - McLean Hospital: Director, Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics Program, Medical Director, Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Service, Director, Medical Student Education; Harvard: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry.
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. • Presidential Symposium: Ethics and the
Electronic Medical Record
(1.5 CME)
Presenter: Kenneth W. Goodman, PhD, FACMI (Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics) - Director, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy; Co-Director, UM Ethics Programs.
12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. • Specialty Luncheons
Child & Adolescent Luncheon: First Episode of Psychosis: Assessment and Treatment (1.0 CME)
Presenter: Saundra L. Stock, MD, DFAPA - Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.
Forensic Luncheon: Forensic Issues in College Mental Health    (1.0 CME)
Presenter: Ryan C.W. Hall, MD
Psychotherapy Luncheon: A Clinical Perspective: Treating Addiction Through Therapy (1.0 CME)
Presenter: Rasha Lawrence, MD, APA, - Diplomat ABAM, Private Practice Boca Raton, FL
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. • Psychotherapy Update: Psychotherapy in the Aftermath of Mass Trauma (1.5 CME)
Presenter: Randon S. Welton MD, FAPA - Associate Professor, Director,
Residency Training, Department of Psychiatry, Boonshoft School of
Medicine, Wright State University
3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m. • Psychopharmacology Update: Borderline
Personality Disorde
r (1.5 CME)
Presenter: Katharine J. Nelson, MD, FAPA - Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota
4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m. • Life after Residency
An informal gathering designed specificall for residents and early career psychiatrists to participate in open discussions with colleagues on beginning a practice and practice development.
Facilitator: David A. Gross, MD, DLFAPA - Private Practice, Delray Beach, FL
4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m. • NORCEF Meeting (North Central Florida Child
Psychiatrists Chapter of AACAP) - All Child Psychiatrists are encouraged to attend.
4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m. • Florida Chapter of Indo-American Psychiatric Association Meeting - All members and potential members of the IAPA are invited to attend.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m. • How to Read and Appraise Medical Literature (1.5 CME)
Presenter: Carol A. Mathews, MD, DFAPA - Brooke Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair for Strategic Development, Director, Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders, Department of Psychiatry University of Florida.
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. • Keeping You and Your Patient Safe: Treatment Planning, Disclosure, and Documentation (1.5 CME)
Presenters: Tonia L. Werner, MD, DFAPA - Vice President, Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer Meridian Behavioral Healthcare; ABPN - General Psychiatry with Added Qualifications in Forensics; Almari Ginory, DO, FAPA - Program Director UCF College of Medicine/HCA GME Consortium; Psychiatry Residency Program - Gainesville; North Florida Regional Medical Center.


Meeting Registration Fees


Specialty Luncheons
FPS / APA Member
FPS / APA Resident
Non FPS / APA Member
Children 6-17 years old
Children 5 years old and under

Paid By

No Charge


No Charge

Deadline for Early Registration Discount is September 8th, 2017.

If you have questions, contact Jan Starnes
at 1.800.521.7465 or

Hotel Information
Hyatt Regency Sarasota
Address: 100 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 953-1234

Reservations: Pass Key
or call Hotel Reservations at (941) 953-1234 and tell reservations you are attending the Florida Psychiatric Society Meeting.

Standard Room Rate: $169.00
Deadline for FPS Group Rate: September 16, 2017

If you have questions about hotel rates, registration, logistics or content, please call Jan Starnes at the FPS office at (800) 521-7465 or email

Expand your contacts in Florida at the Florida Psychiatric Society’s 2017 Fall EXPO, where over 150 psychiatrists, who are interested in your products and services, will be attending. The FPS meeting program is designed to guarantee traffic flow through the exhibit area and, at the same time, encourage one-on-one chats and an exchange of ideas with meeting attendees.

For further information or if you have questions contact Jan Starnes at or (800) 521.7465.



FPS values and appreciates the contributions made by exhibitors who are participating in the FPS 2017 FALL EXPO. In addition to providing information on products, facilities, programs and available services, our exhibitors provide a valuable service with a personal touch.



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