EPA Minds Online N°4/2014

4th EPA Academia Summer School
EPA's 4th Academia Summer School took place 29 May – 1 June 2014.

Twenty-four scholars from 19 countries came to Strasbourg to discuss comorbidity between mental and physical disorders. The faculty was composed of Dr. Cécile Hanon (Secretary for Education), Prof. Norman Sartorius, Prof. Christoph Lauber and Dr. Henk Parmentier. In addition, both Prof. Danuta Wasserman, EPA President, and Dr. Julian Beezhold, EPA Secretary General, were present for the Opening Ceremony, which took place in EPA's Administrative Office. Participants enjoyed their time in Strasbourg and look forward to using the lessons learned in their daily practice. Click here for more information.
Visit the new online platform for the European Psychiatry journal

It is a real pleasure to announce the creation of a new platform for the European Psychiatry journal! From this one dedicated website - www.europsy-journal.com - subscribers can view current and past issues of European Psychiatry, including abstracts, full texts and PDFs. You may also consult author information and permissions and submit manuscripts.

EPA Members receive a free electronic subscription to European Psychiatry as part of the EPA membership package. Learn more and become a member here.
4th Consultation Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatics Workshop

You are cordially invited to attend the 4th Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatics Workshop, taking place 6-8 November 2014 in Berlin, under EPA Patronage.

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is an important clinical field at the interface of psychiatric and somatic medicine, in the general hospital, as well as in primary care.

This workshop will bring together specialists from all over Europe and it aims to teach basic knowledge, as well as clinical tools for diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with somato-psychic comorbidity.

Consult the Final Programme                 
EPA Contributes to Horizon 2020 Research Priorities

On 23 May 2014, a CNS Research in Horizon 2020 - Consultation meeting was held with the European Brain Council and the European Commission. It focused on research priorities. EPA President Professor Danuta Wasserman and EPA Past President Professor Patrice Boyer were present to contribute on behalf of EPA. 
EPA Comments European Statements of Hospital Pharmacy

The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) organised the European Summit on Hospital Pharmacy the 14-15 May in Brussels. During the Summit, participants analysed, voted and agreed upon 44 European Statements of Hospital Pharmacy.

The statements were prepared not only by pharmacists but also by patients and sister professions. On this occasion, the EPA was pleased to be able to provide feedback on the statements in writing to the EAHP.

The outcomes of the Summit will allow EAHP and its members to achieve continuous and long-lasting improvement in hospital pharmacy services in every participating European country.
EPA Leaders to Meet in Stockholm

On the 15-16 of June 2014, the EPA President, Professor Danuta Wasserman will host EPA Leaders in Stockholm at the Swedish Medical Society, for various committee meetings. The first meeting to take place will be the Ambassador Committee which will be followed by the EPA Board meeting on 15 June. The Board will look at strategic questions such as the creation of an EPA branch in Brussels, the development of a 2015-2016 Action Plan and the refinement of EPA policies and procedures.

On 16 June, the EPA 2015 Vienna Scientific Programme Committee will come together to examine and decide upon the numerous symposium, workshop and Academia Educational Course proposals received for EPA 2015 Vienna.

Stay tuned for the latest developments!

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