Monday, November 3, 2014

What Are Your Thoughts on APA’s Priorities?

To All APA Members:

APA invites you to fill out a brief survey on the future of psychiatry that will help APA’s leaders determine how the Association can best meet the challenges and opportunities that confront psychiatry now and into the future.

“We know that major changes are going on in medicine, the science that supports our field, and health care delivery,” said APA President Paul Summergrad, M.D. “We want you to know that APA has re-committed ourselves to thinking strategically about the opportunities and challenges facing both the field of psychiatry and society as a whole. For APA’s Board of Trustees to develop a focused set of priorities to drive APA’s vision and work forward over the next five years, your views are critical.”

Please note the following:

* Your response is completely anonymous and confidential. Neither APA nor our survey administrators will be able to identify respondents. In addition, data from the survey will be used only in the aggregate and cannot be used in any individually identifying way.

* The timeframe we are assessing and planning for is the next five years.

* The survey will be open until Sunday, Nov. 16, but we encourage you to complete the survey now. Your voice is important to this process.

* We request one response per person.

“Thank you for your time and your best thinking about changes in the environment and some of the potential choices we face,” said Summergrad. “We cannot make these important decisions without your help.”

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