Upcoming Events

SAVE THE DATE!PSV-2019-Spring-Poster

PSV 2019 Spring Meeting
The Doctor is In:  Psychiatry in Medicine
March 29-30, 2019
UVA Inn at Darden
Charlottesville, VA

Registration and Program Information Coming Soon!



National Capital Area Chapter
Depression and Bi-Polar Support Alliance
Support Group Facilitator Training
October 20, 2018

The National Capital Area chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance is organizing a day of support group facilitator training Saturday October 20 in Arlington, VA,  led by Nareth Phin, Chapter Relations Manager of National DBSA. This training is intended both as initial training for new facilitators and as a refresher for experienced facilitators (the final two hours of advanced training is intended for them). It is open to all who wish to avail themselves of this type of training.

A further description of the program is available on the Eventbrite registration page for this training:

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MSV Annual Meeting
October 18-21, 2018
Hotel Roanoke
Roanoke, Virginia

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ABCT 52nd National Convention
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
November 15-18, 2018
Washington, DC

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American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)AAAPlogo
29th Annual Meeting
December 6-9, 2018
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa
Bonita Springs, Florida

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PSV 2018 Fall Meeting2018-Fall-Mtg-WEB
Fighting Stigma in Mental Healthcare
September 28-29 2018
Stonewall Jackson
Staunton, VA

Poster Winners:
1st - Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis:  Challenges in Management and the Role of Psychiatry
Divya Gongireddy MD – Virginia Commonwealth University

2nd – Corticosteroid-Induced Catatonia
Ryan Wade MD – Eastern Virginia Medical School

3rd – Two Cases of Apparent Valproate-Induced Parkinsonism
Andrea Bennett MD – University of Virginia

People’s Choice Winner:
Vaginal Dystonia:  A Non-Classical Presentation of Neuroleptic-Induced Dystonia
Wayles Haynes – Eastern Virginia Medical School



PSV 2018 Spring MeetingPSV2018SpringPoster_web
March 9-10, 2018
Hilton Richmond Downtown
Richmond, VA


PSV 2017 Fall MeetingPSV2017FallCoverrCC
October 27-28, 2017
Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and
Conference Center
Virginia Beach, VA

Poster Winners:
1st – “Will This Drug Make Me Fat?” – New Hope for Antipsychotic Induced Weight Gain
Rida Malick, Eastern Virginia Medical School

2nd – A Return For TCA Poisoning
Martekuor Dodoo, Eastern Virginia Medical School

3rd – Psychosis in a 22 Year-Old Woman with Narcolepsy:  A Complication of Sodium Oxybate
Patrick Buckley MD, University of Virginia

People’s Choice Award:
Preserved Experience-Dependent Neuroplasticity Potential After ECT:  A Case Study Demonstrating the Efficacy of Cognitive Rehabilitation for Electroconvulsive Therapy Induced Memory Deficits
Kara Beatty MD and Madison Brown PA-C,  Center for Neurorehabilitation Services

PSV 2017 Spring Meeting
March 17-18, 2017PSV2017SpringPoster_web
Hilton Short Pump
Richmond, VA




PSV 2016 Fall Meeting
October 7-8, 2016PSV-Spring-2016-cover
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
Roanoke, VA

Poster Winners:

Dr. Douglas Knittel and Dr. Felicity Vanke

Dr. Douglas Knittel and Dr. Felicity Vanke


1st – The Effect of Menstrual Cycle Phase on Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital Admission – Jun Yin, MD, PhD (presented by Felicity Vanke, MD)



fall 2016 second place irons

Dr. Douglas Knittel and Lance Irons



2nd – No Hit Zone:  Corporal Punishment Prohibition in an Urban Academic Pediatric Practice – Lance Irons


fall 2016 third place Alsarraf

Dr. Douglas Knittel and Dr. Oday Alsarraf



3rd – The Importance of Recognizing the Abuse Potential of Prescription Medications such as Baclofen – Oday Alsarraf, MD



People’s Choice Award – A Neuropsychiatric Presentation of Multiple Sclerosis – Joshua Smith, MD


PSV 2016 Spring Meeting
February 26 – 27, 2016
Hilton Downtown
Richmond, VA


PSV 2015 Fall Meeting
October 23 – 24, 2015
Marriott Westfields
Chantilly, VA


PSV 2015 Spring Meeting
March 13 – 14, 2015
Hilton Short Pump
Richmond, VA



PSV 2014 Fall Meeting
September 19 – 20, 2014
Marriott Westfield’s
Chantilly, VA



PSV 2014 Spring Meeting
March 21 – 22, 2014
Sheraton Park South
Richmond, VA



PSV 2013 Fall Meeting
September 20 – 21, 2013
Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel and Conference Center
Portsmouth, VA



PSV 2013 Spring Meeting
March 22 – 23, 2013
Sheraton Park South
Richmond, VA



PSV 2012 Fall Meeting
September 21 – 22, 2012
Hotel Roanoke
Roanoke, VA



PSV 2012 Spring Meeting
March 23 – 24, 2012
Sheraton Park South
Richmond, VA
4.75hrs of CME Category 1 Credits



2011fall PSV 2011 Fall Meeting
September 23 – 24, 2011
Wintergreen Resort
Wintergreen, VA



PSV 2011 Spring Meeting
March 25 – 26, 2011
Sheraton Park South
Richmond, VA



PSV 2010 Fall Meeting
September 10 – 11, 2010
Colonial Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites
Williamsburg, VA