Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine represents psychiatrists dedicated to the advancement of medical science, education, and healthcare for persons with comorbid psychiatric and general medical conditions and provides national and international leadership in the furtherance of those goals.

Psychiatrists Providing Collaborative Care for Physical and Mental Health


Not an APM member yet?  We welcome and encourage professionals and trainees with an interest in consultation-liaison psychiatry/psychosomatic medicine to join us—in not just Atlanta for our 59th Annual Meeting, but in also becoming an active member of the APM and taking advantage of the opportunities afforded to members. For membership details, please see How to Join.

Already an APM member?  Log in to the Members' Corner with your email address and password to manage your profile, change your password, renew your membership, access Psychosomatics, and access special features — advocacy slides, resident education slides, tools for better billing, slides from annual meetings, and more.

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Our Journal, Psychosomatics

Psychosomatics journal cover

Included in the advantages of APM membership are a subscription to our journal (both online and hardcopy) as well as online access to two companion journals — General Hospital Psychiatry and Journal of Psychosomatic Research. Also, APM members receive 25% discount on books and journals published by Elsevier, Inc. when ordered online. For more benefits of membership in the Academy, see Membership Advantages.

APM Members: Use the links to the journals and book discount in the Members' Corner to access full articles without having to log into the Elsevier site.

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Non-profit institutions in developing countries can have free or low-cost online access to Psychosomatics and over 3000 other journals with HINARI from the World Health Organization.


Annotated Journal Abstracts NEW!
in 12 subspecialty areas of PM
1st QUARTER 2014

The APM Research & Evidence-Based Practice Committee offers commentary on several journal articles published during January-March 2014. This quarter's reviews cover twelve categories of PM care. Read them here.

New Clinical Monograph
Aggression & Violence

The APM Research & Evidence-Based Practice Committee has developed a 5th monograph for psychosomatic medicine practice. Click above for the new monograph, click here for links to all 5 monographs.

In the Members' Corner:

External Branding Task Force
Report to Council

APM's new External Branding Task Force has been working with the public relations firm GYMR to develop strategies for communicating with outside organizations. Their initial report was presented to Council in May 2013 and is available in the Members' Corner.

Residents and Fellowship Directors:

NRMP Match now includes PM Fellowships

APM has signed a formal agreement with the National Residents Matching Program (NRMP) and we are now on-board to use the Specialties Match Service for the current recruitment season. Read more...


Information for Psychiatry Residents provides background information about the PM subspecialty and APM's offerings to encourage and support residents in pursuing a career in PM.

Toolkit for Promoting PM

Available for your own use in promoting psychosomatic medicine in health reform efforts are three sets of executive summaries and slides tailored for three different audiences. Read more...

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