WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 22, 2021 – The American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting will be held online May 1 - 3, 2021. The theme for the meeting is "Finding Equity Through Advances in Mind and Brain in Unsettled Times," and the program will examine the concept of equity in many forms. Among the major topics to be discussed are racism, climate change, health equity, technology, COVID-19, trauma, and social determinants in community functioning.
The meeting will feature 135 sessions with live Q&A, three plenary sessions and a virtual poster hall. Some highlights include:
- The William C. Menninger Memorial Lecture delivered by Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
- “Psychology of Racism and Nonviolence,” featuring the Rev. James...