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The FPS Spring 2020 CME Meeting & EXPO:

Violence Does NOT Equal Mental Illness

March 27-29, 2020

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

Orlando, FL




Overview of Agenda:

Insanity by Malpractice - A Moot Court Exploring Issues of Mental Health in the Justice System. Join expert witnesses and attorneys to explore malpractice prior to a crime, and not guilty by reason of insanity in this mock trial. (2.0 CME)

President’s Symposium: Violence Risk Assessment for the Clinical Office (1.5 CME)
Presenter: Ryan Hall, MD, DFAPA, Forensic Psychiatrist and Expert Witness

Panel on School Violence: Responding to Aggressive Behavior in Schools – a Recipe for Safety (1.5 CME) Panel led by Jamie Runyons-Hiers, Licensed School Psychologist in Columbia County, Kishan Nallapula, MD, UF Health Child Psychiatry, Inpatient Child Psychiatrist (additional school administrators will join the panel)

Paraphilic Disorders: What Psychiatrists Need to Know (1.5 CME) Presenter: Renee Sorrentino, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital

Psyched Out: A team quiz game for RFMs! Residency programs will go toe-to-toe on topics of this meeting, psychiatric practice, and trivia. Psyched Out is a "double CME" – a Collaborative Mental Exercise, and 1.5 hour credit for Continuing Medical Education. (1.5 CME)

Human Trafficking:  What You Need to Know and More for the Florida CME Requirement  (1.5 CME) Presenter: Manal Durgin, MD, DFAPA, Medical Director, Devereux- FL Diplomate- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Liability for Violent Patients: Facts vs. Fiction (1.5 CME) Presenter: Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD, Vice President, Risk Management Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS)


The event will also feature:

  • The John Adams Award – a poster content for FPS Resident-Fellow Members. There is a cash prize! Abstract submissions open now through Feb 3rd. 
  • Casino Night – gambling has a good cause at the FPS Casino. Proceeds support the Tom and Donna Buchanan Grant for RFMs.
  • Member Recognition Awards.
  • An EXPO hall with raffle prizes.
  • Complimentary Lunch & Learns on Saturday (limited seating) - more info coming soon.
  • Life After Residency - an opportunity for RFMs and ECPs to ask questions about starting life in the field of Psychiatry in a casual group setting.


Registration Fees

Early Bird Price
- Before 3/ 18 /20

Online Price 3/19/20-


FPS/ APA Member




FPS/ APA Resident/ Medical Student




Non FPS/Non APA Member








Children 6-17 years old





No Charge

No Charge

No Charge


Hotel Reservation Information

Standard King or One Queen+One Full Room Rate: $199.00/night. Resort fee waived!

Online Reservations:

Phone Reservations and other Hotel Assistance: 877-803-7534

The award-winning Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress is located one mile from Walt Disney World and close to Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando. The 1,500 acre resort offers families and business travelers an upscale travel experience with newly renovated rooms and a host of amenities and activities, including a luxury pool, rock climbing, biking, hiking, volleyball, golf, water sports, and more.

Self-parking is discounted to $10 per day!

If the group rate is no longer available, prevailing rates may be offered for some or all of your dates.

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CME Reporting Information

FPS will report your credits to CE Broker on your behalf within 30 days of the event. Please check CE Broker to confirm your CME has been recorded properly. Evaluations must be completely filled out for each presentation you attended in order to receive CME credit.

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