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The Psychiatric Society of Virginia is a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, with over 500 member psychiatrists. PSV focuses its efforts on advocacy of mental health issues, the advancement of psychiatry, and service to the community.

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 Renew your Commitment to APA & PSV for 2018 – Today!
As psychiatrists and physicians, we are faced with challenges impacting our patients, careers, and profession. Your commitment to our community ensures that we can support and navigate through those challenges together. We appreciate all you do throughout the year!
As we close 2017, we encourage you to reflect on the many accomplishments we’ve been able to accomplish together, and renew your commitment to your professional home for psychiatry – at the national level with APA and with your local connection to us, the Psychiatric Society of Virginia.
You may renew online, today, at or by calling APA’s membership department to pay by phone or to set up an installment plan. That number is 800-368-5777.  If you’d like a direct payment link (no login required), please send a note to
PS: Registration for APA’s 2018 Annual Meeting is now open! Members get priority registration access plus discounted fees. You won’t want to miss us in New York City, May 5-9th.  Maintain your commitment to psychiatry, and reap the benefits of APA membership.


It is estimated that 2 out of 5 psychiatrists have professional burnout.

MSV has created the INFUSE meeting specifically for Physicians suffering from burnout.  Click here for more information.

‘Dreamland’ Author Takes an Opioid Epidemic Trip How did we get into the current opioid crisis?
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Article: Patients With Mental Disorders Get Half Of All Opioid Prescriptions



Participate in the “Refer a Colleague” initiative.  PSV receives $25 for every PSV member who refers a colleague to PRMS.

Risk Management Resolutions for 2017

 The Importance of Termination of the Treatment Relationship
A white paper on the importance of termination of the treatment relationship by PRMS
Click here to view

Employment Opportunities

For a complete up to date list click here.

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