Upcoming Events

 

APA Annual Meeting

May 16 to 20, 2015
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Friday, May 15

 

Welcome Gathering

7:00pm to 9:00pm
SOCO Kitchen + Bar
In lobby of Delta Hotel
75 Lower Simcoe St @ Bremner Blvd
socokitchenandbar.ca
We will gather informally in the Delta Hotel’s restaurant / lounge for dinner and drinks, then share cabs to The Distillery District

Trudeau and Levesque

8:00pm to 10:00pm
Young Centre for the Performing Arts
50 Tank House Lane, Distillery Historic District
https://www.soulpepper.ca/performances/15_season/trudeau_and_levesque.aspx
For those looking for a fun Canadian history lesson get your tickets (in advance) to Trudeau and Levesque, a history burlesque about the first Quebec separation referendum in 1980.  This troupe does a hilarious take on Canadian History.  Then join the rest of us afterward at Mill Street Brewpub.

Late Night

9:00pm to Closing
Mill Street BrewPub
21 Tank House Lane, Distillery Historic District
toronto.millstreetbrewpub.ca
Note: To get to the Distillery District take a cab to the 55 Mill Street gates, after walking through gates, Tank House Lane is first lane on your left.  The Distillery District is all pedestrian.

Saturday, May 16

 

"The Way He Looks": A Brazilian Film About Being Young, Gay, and Blind

9:00am 10 12:00noon
InterContinental Toronto Centre- Lower Level, Room: Ballroom A-B
Richard Pleak, M.D., Chair; Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Glen Oaks, NY
Dr. Sarah Herbert, M.D.,M.S.W., Chair; Sarah E Herbert MD MSW LLC, Decatur, GA
Jose Vito, M.D., Speaker; New York, NY
Shervin Shadianloo, M.D., Speaker; New York, NY

Historical Walking Tour of LGBT Toronto

11:00am to 1:00pm
Meet inside the St Lawrence Market, (92-95 Front Street East, Toronto, ON M5E 1C3, Canada) Front St entrance, South building, at the Souvenir shop just inside the entrance, with the big cardboard cut-out of the Mountie.
$25 Canadian per person (or $20 if we get 10 or more attendees, max 15)
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Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle and Schoenberg's Erwartung

4:30pm to 6:30pm
Canadian Opera Company performs Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle and Schoenberg's Erwartung, in a production by gay director Robert Lepage.   The Erwartung is set in a psychoanalyst's office.  Tickets at http://www.coc.ca.  Dinner following with available group. For more info email GNakajima@aglp.org 

AGLP Welcome Reception

8:15pm to 10:00pm
Private residence: 269 Mutual Street in the Gay Village, one block east of Church Street

Late Night

10:00pm to Closing
Woody’s
467 Church St
woodystoronto.com

Sunday, May 17

 

AGLP Annual Board Meeting

8:30am to 1:00pm
Confederation Room, Mezzanine
Fairmount Royal York, 100 Front Street W
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 1E3

Transgender and Intersex for the Practicing Psychiatrist
Topic: Gender Dysphoria

9:00am to 4:00pm
Sheraton Centre
Director: William Byne, M.D., Ph.D.
Faculty: Jack Pula, M.D.; Richard R. Pleak, M.D.; A. Evan Eyler, M.D., M.P.H.

AGLP Booth Open

10:00am to 4:00pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Booth 1803

Medical Students and Residents Brunch

12:00noon to 2:30pm
338 Ontario St (between Gerrard and Dundas)

Anti-LGBT Discrimination Abroad and Asylum-Seeking at Home: The Psychiatrist’s Role

1:00pm to 4:00pm
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists
InterContinental Toronto Centre- Lower Level, Niagara/Ontario Rooms
225 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2X3, Canada

1. A Psychiatrist’s View of International Anti-Gay Policies; Miriam Shuchman, M.D.
2. My Experiences in Uganda and as an Asylum Seeker; John A. Wambere
3. A View From Iran: Discrimination at Home and Mental Health Needs of Asylum Seekers; Shervin Shadianloo, M.D.
4. Be an Expert Witness in LG BTI Asylum Cases at Home, Joanne Ahola, M.D., P.C.

 

Trans Members Outing

6:00pm to 8:00pm
TBD
Watch aglp.org for details

Women's Dinner

7:00pm to 9:00pm
Taverna Mercatto
120 Bremner Blvd. Just east of the Delta Hotel
taverna.mercatto.ca
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Late Night

10:00pm to Closing
TBA
Watch aglp.org for details

Monday, May 18


AGLP Hospitality Suite Open

8:00am to 5:00pm
Manitoba Room, Mezzanine
Fairmount Royal York, 100 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E3, Canada

Student, Resident and Early Career Process Group

9:00am to 11:00am
Led by Marshall Forstein, M.D.
AGLP Hospitality Suite
Manitoba Room, Mezzanine
Fairmount Royal York

Unicorn and Alone With People - A Double Feature on Young Gay/Lesbian Identities: Exploring Sexual Orientation

9:00am to 12:00noon
InterContinental Toronto Centre- Lower Level, Room: Ballroom A-B
Richard Pleak, M.D., Chair; Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Glen Oaks, NY
Dr. Sarah Herbert, M.D.,M.S.W., Chair; Sarah E Herbert MD MSW LLC, Decatur, GA
Jose Vito, M.D., Speaker; New York, NY
Shervin Shadianloo, M.D., Speaker; New York, NY

LGBT and Differences of Sex Development Patient Care Competencies: Taking Psychiatry into the next era of sex, sexuality, and gender-sensitive care

9:00am to 12:00pm
InterContinental Toronto Centre- Lower Level
Room: Niagara/Ontario Rooms
Scott Leibowitz, M.D., Chair
Ann and Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

AGLP Booth Open

10:00am to 4:00pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Booth 1803

JGLMH Outstanding Resident Paper Award Presentation

11:00am to 12:30pm
This year presented to Jeffrey Neal, MD, for his study, “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Content Representation on the Psychiatry Resident In-Training Examination 2009-2013.”
AGLP Hospitality Suite
Manitoba Room, Mezzanine
Fairmount Royal York

AGLP Annual Membership Meeting

1:00pm to 3:00pm
AGLP Hospitality Suite
Manitoba Room, Mezzanine
Fairmount Royal York

A Conversation on Diversity and Health Equity

1:30pm to 3:30pm
Ballroom, Convention Floor, Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St W, Toronto ON M5A 1E1
You’re invited to the first Diversity and Health Equity Conversation with APA Members to share your experiences, history and perspectives.  Changes in healthcare, patient demographics, and APA leadership and membership make this an opportune time for you to help APA’s Division of Diversity and Health Equity (DDHE) reimagine its goals and programming.   
Featuring facilitation by Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., Chief Diversity Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges
Chairperson: Ranna Parekh, M.D., Director, APA Division of Diversity and Health Equity

Trauma and Resilience in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Populations

2:00pm to 5:00pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Level 100, North Building, Room: Room 104 C
Dr. Laura Erickson-Schroth, M.D., Chair; Columbia University, New York, NY
Rebecca Hopkinson, M.D., Chair; University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Omar Fattal, M.D.,M.P.H., Discussant; New York, NY

Movie and Discussion

3:30pm to 5:00pm
Award winning British film "Pride"
D iscussion afterwards led by Eric Yarbrough, M.D. and Amir Ahuja, M.D.
AGLP Hospitality Suite
Manitoba Room, Mezzanine
Fairmount Royal York

AGLP VIP Reception

6:00pm to 7:00pm
Invitation Only - Open to AGLP Patron Level Members
THE SPOKE CLUB - ROOFTOP
600 King Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5V 1M3
416-368-8448
Followed by the Awards Reception (Downstairs)

AGLP 27th Annual Awards Reception and Ceremony

7:00 - 9:00pm
Hors 'd'oeuvres, Wine and Beer
No admission charge for members
$10 donation requested for non-members
Award Presentations at 8:00pm
This year honoring Rachel Epstein, M.A., Ph.D., Albina Veltman, M.D.,Ubaldo Leli, M.D., and David Kelley Services, a program of Family Services Association of Toronto
THE SPOKE CLUB
600 King Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5V 1M3
416-368-8448

Power, Gender and "The Devil Wears Prada"

7:00pm to 10:00pm
InterContinental Toronto Centre- Lower Level, Room: Ballroom A-B
Rashi Aggarwal, M.D., Chair; Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Edison, NJ
Petros Levounis, M.D., Chair; Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Nahil Chohan, M.D., Speaker; Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Upper Saddle River, NJ
Michelle Benitez, M.D., Speaker; West New York, NJ
Afiah Ahsan, Speaker

Tuesday, May 19

 

AGLP Booth Open

10:00am to 4:00pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Booth 1803

Family-Friendly Event: Ripley's Aquarium

10:00am to 12:00noon
For members bringing kids, and those who want to join in!
We will meet in the Delta Hotel lobby and walk over.
Ripley’s Aquarium
288 Bremner Blvd
www.ripleyaquariums.com/canada/
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Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV: The Science, Psychology, and Implications for Clinical Practice

11:00am to 12:30pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Level 700, South Building, Room: Room 711
Dr. Marshall Forstein, M.D., Chair; The Cambridge Health Allianc, Jamaica Plain, MA
David Goldenberg, M.D., Speaker; New York, NY
Kenneth Ashley, M.D., Speaker; Institute for Advanced Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Peter Krueger Clinic, New York, NY

Minority and International Members Dinner

7:00pm to 8:30pm
All AGLP members welcome!
RSVP required. RSVP now...>
Cluny Bistro
35 Tank House Lane
Distillery Historic District
clunybistro.com

Late Night

10:00pm to Closing
Late Night Kareoke
WAYLA Bar
996 Queen St E.
waylabar.ca

Wednesday, May 20

 

God Loves Uganda: Faith, Homosexuality, and American Evangelicals

9:00am to 12:00noon
Media Workshop, Eric Yarbrough, M.D., and Mary Barber, M.D, co-chairs.
InterContinental - Lower Level, Niagara/Ontario Rooms
225 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2X3, Canada

Women's Issues in Minority and Underrepresented Groups

2:00pm to 5:00pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre -Level 800, South Building, Room: Room 801 A
Gail Robinson, M.D., Chair; University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Stephen McLeod-Bryant, M.D., Chair; Meharry Medical College--Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sci.
Nashville, TN

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APA'S 67TH INSTITUTE

October 8 - 11, 2015 | New York, NY
Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers

Friday, October 9

 

My True Masculinity: Views From Professional Transmen

Symposium
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Sheraton New York and Towers, Riverside Suite, Third Floor

Long-Term Care Management of Patients with HIV

Workshop
8:00am to 9:30am
Sheraton New York and Towers, Riverside Ballroom, Third Floor

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV: The Science, Psychology and Implications for Clinical Practice

Workshop
10:00am to 11:30am
Sheraton New York and Towers, Riverside Ballroom, Third Floor

Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex Development Competencies in Medical Education: Implications for Public Psychiatry  

Workshop
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Sheraton New York and Towers, Riverside Suite, Third Floor

Sunday, October 11

 

First, Do No Harm: Historical, Ethical, and Legal Perspectives on Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE)

Symposium
8:00am to 9:30am
Sheraton New York and Towers, Sugar Hill, Lower Lobby, Executive Conference Center

 

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International Meetings

For the meetings above, please contact Gene Nakajima, MD at GNakajima@aglp.org 

APAAnnual Meetings

2015 168th May 16-20 Toronto, Canada
2016 169th May 14-18 Atlanta, GA
2017 170th May 20-24 San Diego, CA

APA Institute on Psychiatric Services

2015 October 8-11 New York, NY
2016 October 6-9 Washington, DC