EPA Minds Online N°1/2014

Apply Now: 4th EPA Academia Summer School

Only a few weeks are left to apply for the 4th EPA Academia Summer School on Comorbidity between mental and physical disorders, taking place on 29 May - 1 June 2014 in Strasbourg, France.

Deadline for application: 15 February 2014. Visit the EPA website for more information on the application procedure. 

If you wish to know what benefits this Summer School can bring to you, have a look at this article written by the alumni of the 2013 school.
School on Leadership and Research Skills in Psychiatry
The Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes (AIMHP) is organising the 3rd edition of the School on Leadership and research skills on 9-12 June 2014 in Pescocostanzo (L’Aquila), Italy, under EPA patronage. This is an intensive educational programme for early career psychiatrists aiming at promoting leadership and research skills in mental health.

For more information, view the School brochure.
New EPA Guidance Papers
The upcoming issue of EPA's official journal, European Psychiatry, will include a Special Selection of new EPA Guidance Papers:

EPA Guidance on Building Trust in Mental Health Services
Authors: Gaebel W, Muijen M, Baumann AE, Bhugra D, Wasserman D, van der Gaag RJ, Heun R, Zielasek J

EPA Guidance on Mental Health Care of Migrants
Authors: Bhugra D, Gupta S, Schouler-Ocak M, Graeff-Callies I, Deakin NA, Quershi A, Dales J, Moussaoui D, Kastrup M

EPA Guidance on Post-graduate Psychiatric Training in Europe
Authors: Mayer S, van der Gaag RJ, Dom G, Wasserman D, Gaebel W, Falkai P, Schüle C

EPA Guidance on Tobacco Dependence and Strategies for Smoking Cessation in People with Mental Illness
Authors: Rüther T, Bobes J, De Hert M, Svensson T, Mann K, Batra A, Gorwood P, Möller HJ

Congratulations to the EPA Guidance Committee and all authors for this achievement!

To consult EPA's other Guidance Papers, please visit the EPA website.

We look forward to seeing you in Munich!
Honours for EPA President Professor Danuta Wasserman

EPA President Professor Danuta Wasserman has recently been conveyed with the title of Honourary Member by the Executive Committee of the Hungarian Psychiatric Association.

Furthermore, Professor Wasserman has been invited to represent the EPA in the Advisory Board of the EU Joint Action on Mental Health and Well-being.
Professor Patrice Boyer elected as EBC Vice President

Congratulations to EPA Past President Professor Patrice Boyer for his recent election to Vice President of the European Brain Council.
Congratulations to Professor Dame Sue Bailey

We are pleased to inform you that EPA Board Member Professor Sue Bailey has been appointed as a “Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire” in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List, in recognition of her work in Mental Health.
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