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2022 Psych Congress
Celebrating 35 Years of Inspired Learning
September 17-20 | New Orleans

For 35 years, Psych Congress has served as the nation's number one conference on practical psychopharmacology and a unique, integrated forum to connect members of the entire mental health team—psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychologists, primary care physicians, and other mental health professionals—with the foremost experts in psychiatry to improve patient outcomes through education.

No other conference offers the same breadth and level of comprehensive psychopharmacology education combined with state-of-the-art treatment approaches and emerging research findings.

Psych Congress Family

For 4 days, gain confidence in new approaches and techniques for treating mental health disorders with practical, case-based sessions led by internationally renowned faculty.

Psychopharmacology-Focused Sessions
Internationally Renowned Faculty
CME/CE Credits
Members of the Psych Congress Family
Who Should Attend?

Psych Congress is designed and accredited for all members of the mental health team. This is your place to embrace innovation and partake in a conference program where scientific research is translated into practical application.


Nurse Practitioners
Physician Assistants
Primary Care Physicians
Students, Residents, and Fellows
Other Mental Health Professionals
Meet the Steering Committee

Psych Congress is partnering with nearly 20 of the most respected minds in mental healthcare to make the 2022 conference a practical and impactful educational experience.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago; Administrative Director, Pediatric Mood Disorder Clinic, Pediatric Brain Research and Intervention Center, Department of Psychiatry, Chicago, Illinois
Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Midland, Texas
Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, South Carolina
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
Associate Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco, California
Arwen Podesta, MD
Owner, Podesta Wellness; Clinical faculty, Tulane Psychiatry; CMO NOLA Detox, New Orleans, Louisiana
Charles Raison, MD
Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families; Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, School of Human Ecology; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
As a young psychiatrist, this conference was a perfect bridge between academia and the real world. Attending Psych Congress annually is sure to keep my skills and knowledge base at the forefront of psychiatry for years to come."

Aleema Zakers, MD
Atlanta, GA

The 2019 conference in San Diego was my fourth time attending this stellar conference. It is such a unique blend of clinical psychiatry, and psychopharmacology. I always come away with several “pearls” that are directly applicable to my practice. I’m looking forward to returning to the 2020 gathering in Nashville.

Barry Thompson, MD, MA
Redmond, WA

I have been attending Psych Congress for approximately the past 13 years. Presenters and steering committee members are excellent speakers. I always come away with new insight and learn about advances in psychiatry. The 2019 Congress was especially enlightening.

Joan Gibson, APRN, CNS-BC
Loretto, MN

This conference encourages intense learning at all levels and provides clinical knowledge, hands-on skills, and critical thinking. An expansive number of topics and presentations cover what we need most in psychiatry and psychopharmacology. The Psych Congress faculty is comprised of thought leaders who really care about their own patients, and about all the dedicated practitioners who provide mental healthcare for our nation."

Jeffrey Applebaum, MD
Folsom, CA