AADCAP is composed of the heads of child and adolescent psychiatry programs and seeks to aggressively promote the field of academic child and adolescent psychiatry.

A MESSAGE
FROM THE PRESIDENT


Welcome to the American Association of Directors of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AADCAP). AADCAP helps heads of child and adolescent psychiatry strengthen their existing programs, patient care, and research. AADCAP provides a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas between the child and adolescent psychiatry program directors in medical schools in the United States and elsewhere for the purposes of:

  • Enhancing the growth and development of child and adolescent psychiatry as a discipline;
  • Strengthening graduate and postgraduate medical education, patient care and research in the area of child and adolescent psychiatry; and
  • Providing appropriate liaison between academic child and adolescent psychiatry as represented by the membership and administrative persons and organizations in medical education (e.g., departments of psychiatry, medical school deans, and specialty boards), government, research, and health care delivery to forward our objectives.

The strength of AADCAP is in its collaborations, fellowship, and advocacy efforts that have a positive impact on our profession.

AADCAP celebrated its 50th anniversary in New Orleans.  Thank you to everyone who attended the meeting!  

Be sure to mark your calendar for our annual dessert reception during AACAP's annual meeting in San Antonio that is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, October 22, 2015.  Please plan to attend and catch up with your colleagues. 

If you are interested in learning more about AADCAP, please contact Earl Magee (info@aadcap.org) or me.


Karen D. Wagner, MD, PhD

President
(kwagner@utmb.edu)

 

 

 
 
 
 
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Name Change Vote 
Vote ended on: July 3, 2015, 11:59:59 p.m.  The membership agreed to change the organization's name from the Society of Professors of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (SPCAP) to the American Association of Directors of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AADCAP).
 

Events:
 
Executive Committee Conference Call
Friday, August 14, 2015
1:00-2:00 pm EDT

AADCAP Annual Dessert Reception
(during AACAP's Annual Meeting)
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
 
2016 Annual Meeting
(in conjunction with AACAP's Legislative Conference)
April 14-16, 2016
 
50th Anniversary Celebration
April 30 - May 3, 2015
(presentations uploaded)
 
"Challenges Facing 
Division Directors"


Members attending the
50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
(photo compliments of
Jim Harris, MD)
 

WELCOME
new members . . .
 
 

Sandra DeJong, MD
Interim Division Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance

Jay Giedd, MD
Division Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of California, Davis

John Huxsahl, MD
Division Chair, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, The Mayo Clinic

Ajitkumar Jetmalani, MD

Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Oregon Health & Science University

Alexander Kolevzon, MD
Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine

Moira Rynn, MD
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University

Pamela Siller, MD
Division Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Westchester Medical Center