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.
Read the latest issue of the OPPA's official newsletter. Read More
Research Watch is an initiative by the residents of Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in the form of a monthly e-publication, which aims to inform psychiatry residents and faculty of notable articles published in prominent research and educational journals, with the hope of promoting a culture of incorporating latest research in our psychiatric worldview. Read More
In case you missed it, important new pharmacy rules go into effect Dec. 29, including: the diagnosis/ procedure code requirements must be included for all opioid prescriptions. The requirements for all other controlled substances go into effect on June 1, 2018. Read More
"My overall goal is to position APA optimally within the national mental health discourse to maximize: 1) advocacy for patients and families; and 2) support for members to deliver the best care possible, while ensuring the practice of psychiatry is enjoyable." Read More
From the leadership and staff of the Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association, we wish you the gifts of the season - Peace, Joy and Hope. One of the real joys this holiday season is the opportunity to say thank you for your continued membership in support of your profession. Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy new year. We look forward to what lies ahead and to what we will accomplish together in the new year.
January 23, 2018
February 7, 2018