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APM Mentorship Program: Mentee applications for 2015-2016 accepted through September 4, 2015
The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Mentorship Program is now accepting mentee applications from psychiatry residents for academic year 2015-2016. The program connects psychiatry residents who have an interest in psychosomatic medicine with experts in the PM field.
If you are interested in joining this program as a mentee, please fill out the application and a member of the APM Residency Education Subcommittee will get back to you. The application link also contains a description of the program.
Deadline for applications: September 4, 2015
Online application for mentees of the APM Mentorship Program: https://yalesurvey.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_720QToWCboC92Pr
Michael Sharpe awarded 2014 "Psychiatrist of the Year"
The Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) has presented its prestigious 2014 "Psychiatrist of the Year" award to Michael C. Sharpe, MD, FAPM. Dr. Sharpe is an APM councilor and co-chair of the APM Research & Evidence-Based Practice Committee. He is a professor at Oxford University Hospitals.
Dr. Sharpe was awarded for his work in research into the treatment of patients with cancer and depression, and for clnical service in integrating psychiatry into medicine, specifically for the development of the Psychological Medicine Service at Oxford University Hospitals.
News article, Oxford University Hospitals, 11/7/2014
Elsevier, Inc. offers discounts to APM members
[posted: 8/23/11; updated 1/5/12]
Elsevier, Inc., publishers of our journal, Psychosomatics, is offering to APM members a 25% discount on any book or journal ordered from www.elsevierhealth.com. Please see the Members' Corner for the discount code to enter when ordering. Members must order online to receive the discount.
HINARI journal access available to non-profits in developing countries
The Health InterNetwork
to Research Initiative (HINARI), sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners, provides free or very low-cost online
access to over 3000 major journals (including Psychosomatics and General Hospital Psychiatry) in biomedical and related social sciences to local, not-for-profit institutions in over 100 developing countries.
A mirror portal for HINARI, with fewer graphics, has servers stationed in several geographical regions of the world where visitors with slow Internet speed are able to connect faster.