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2020 Fall CME Meeting and EXPO
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2020 Fall CME Meeting and EXPO


September 25-26, 2020

FPS' first virtual conference has officially made it into our history books! We are incredibly grateful for our attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and staff for making this event successful.
We are thrilled that153 attendees spent their Friday afternoon and Saturday morning atA Virtual Renewal! Despite the differences of meeting virtually, we thoroughly enjoyed catching up with each other during the event.


A special thanks to the following individuals for presenting with lively, relevant, and interesting CME sessions: Ali Cunningham, PhD, LMHC, Zachary Brewer-Kirby, Cody Coven, David Gross, MD, Ryan Hall, MD, Ethan Kass, MD, Stefan Pasternack, MD, Bruce Saltz, MD, Abbey Strauss, MD, Joseph Spano-Judge, Renee Sorrentino, MD, Kerry Ressler, MD, and Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JDThe live Q&A sessions were filled with great questions and interactions that probably could have filled another few hours if we had the time!

We were joined by 17 exhibitors, who shared their work with attendees and helped us run a virtual Scavenger Hunt! You can learn more about our fall exhibitorshere.


At the end of the conference, we held a virtual Awards Ceremony to honor significant achievements in the world of Florida Psychiatry. Among the recipients was Senator Gayle Harrell, who was awarded the APA's Jacob K. Javits Public Service Award. She was recognized for being a public servant who has made a significant contribution on behalf of individuals with mental illness and those suffering from substance use disorder. APA's President, Jeffrey Geller, MD, MPH, joined FPS to award her. We also acknowledged our FPS member awards and the John Adams poster competition winners, who are listed below.
FPS Award Winners
The 2020 FPS Awards recipients were honored at a Virtual Renewal. Please join us in congratulating:
  • Caryn Schorr, MD, DFAPA- Practitioner of the Year
  • Cassandra Newkirk, MD, DLFAPA- Public Service Award
  • Ethan Kass, DO, MBA, DFAPA- Friendship Award
Nominations are open now for the 2021 awards! If you know a member who deserves to be recognized for their exemplary work, please click below to submit their name before March 1, 2021.
Nominate A Member Here!
John Adams Winners
First Place: Dr. Grace Kim, MD with Poster 15:Omeprazole-induced Visual Hallucinations.Dr. Kim is aPGY3 at the University of Central Florida HCA GME Consortium (Greater Orlando)

Second Place: Dr. Mary Wright Phelps, DO with Poster 22:The Challenge of Re-Challenging a Patient with Clozapine.Dr. Wright Phelps is aPGY2 at the University of Central Florida HCA GME Consortium (Gainesville)

Third Place: Dr.’s Benjamin Spurling, MD and Rhonda Robeel, MD with Poster 23:Economics of Antidepressant Augmentation.Dr. Spurling is a PGY-3 at University of South Florida Morsani Program, and Dr. Robeel recently completed residency there and is now completing a fellowship at UNC.


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