The OPPA, a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, is a statewide medical specialty organization whose more than 1,000 physician members specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses, including substance use disorders.

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APA/APAF Fellowships - applications accepted through Jan. 31

APA/APAF Fellowships provide psychiatry residents the experiential learning, training and professional development they need to be leaders in the field of psychiatry. The fellowship programs offer opportunities to work with Congress on health policy, conduct research of your design, expand access to care to minority and underserved populations, focus on child psychiatry or substance abuse, and much more.


ODH second 2019 State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program Cycle - now open

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) participates in the State 30 Program to increase access to health care services for Ohio’s underserved populations. J-1 visa waivers allow foreign medical graduates to remain in the United States after completing residency/fellowship training in exchange for a three-year commitment to provide health care services in underserved areas. The second application cycle for 2019 will be open until the end of March.


Seeking items for silent auction on Sat., Mar. 30, 2019

Please consider securing or donating one or more items

The Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Foundation is seeking donations for its Silent Auction to raise funds in support of its mission to improve the health and well-being of Ohioans by fostering psychiatric education and research. OPPA members can help make the silent auction a success by securing a donation from a local business, social event, sporting event, etc. Read More


Wellness Wednesdays are back - and they are FREE

The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians' Joy of Medicine Workgroup is proud to offer members (and nonmember physicians of other specialties) another year of valuable wellness topics as part of its “Wellness Wednesdays” series. And, they are available for FREE as a member benefit (and a benefit to OPPA members)! Read More


State considers adding six conditions to medical marijuana list

As Ohio prepares for its first legal sale of medical marijuana in the coming weeks, a state committee has identified six additional conditions that could be added to the list eligible for medical marijuana. Ohio law set 21 qualifying conditions for patients to get medical marijuana, but opens an annual window for suggestions to add to the list. Read More

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 January 2019 
January 21, 2019

OPPA Executive Committee

January 27, 2019

OPPA Council

Video Conference

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