March, 2016
In This Issue
Members will be Recognized at 2016 APA Convocation in Atlanta

2016 Spring Meeting Enjoyed by All!
Highlights from the Resident-Fellow Reception in New Orleans
APA Election Results
APA Annual Meeting May  In Atlanta

FREE Psychotherapy Workshop
Jan. & Feb. Executive Council  Meeting Minutes
Job Opportunities:
OLOL Baton Rouge
VA Hospital
Integrated Behavioral Health, LLC

Ochsner Health System

Metropolitan Human Services District
Dane Street
Acadia Healthcare
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Congratulations 2016 Distinguished Life & Life Fellows!
Join us in Atlanta to celebrate recognition of our Distinguished Fellow and Fellow members who reached life status in 2016 at this years' Convocation of Distinguished Fellows during the Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Convocation will be held on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center,Exhibit Hall B2, Building B, Level 1 from 5:30pm-6:30pm.

Mary Jo Juneau Fitz-Gerald MD
Lee Stevens MD  
Kashinath G Yadalam MD
Catherine A McDonald MD
Charles H Zeanah MD
Lionel Guillaume MD


Spring Meeting Highlights

Mississippi Exec Angela Ladner with friends and members pausing for the peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and hot chocolate provided by the hotel each night!  Yummy!! 

Dr. Dean Robinson receives special thanks from the membership for two great years of service as President

Dr. Lee Stevens is given appreciation for his service as Past President

Dr.  Lee Michals receives LSU Shreveport Excellence in Psychiatry Award for Graduating Residents-Fellows

Dr. Jill McCall is awarded the Resident-Fellow LSU New Orleans Excellence in Psychiatry Award  

Dr. Veronique Haymon receives the Tulane Resident-Fellow Excellence in Psychiatry Award 

 Not pictured is Dr. Jason Boudreaux who received the Resident-Fellow LSU Baton Rouge Excellence in Psychiatry Award.  Congratulations to all!


Louisiana joined Mississippi Residents-Fellows for a Social

at the International House in New Orleans



Special thanks to Drs. Hannah Scott and Lee Michals for making this happen!


2016 APA Officers Elected

President-Elect                         Area 3 Trustee
Anita S. Everett, MD                Roger Peele, MD
Treasurer                                  Area 6 Trustee
    Bruce J. Schwartz, MD         Melinda L. Young, MD
      Trustee-At-Large                       Resident-Fellow Member
                      Richard F. Summers, MD              Trustee-Elect (RFMTE
                                               Uchenna B. Okoye, MD, MP



AM16 Registration


Don't Miss This

Art of Storytelling: The Human Experience of Being a

Psychiatrist Documentary

May 18


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Click here for details and registration information   




Borderline Personality Disorder Training Institute, McLean Hospital
FREE 1-day course offers training in an empirically validated treatment approach General Psychiatric Management



January & February Executive Council Meeting Minutes




    Job Opportunities 

Our Lady of the Lake in Baton Rouge is seeking two full time BC/BE Attending Psychiatrists to join their rapidly growing department.  They are seeking candidates who thrive in team based care settings, are serious about their scholarly pursuits, and dedicated to the provision of outstanding evidence based clinical service.  Click here to find out more.  
South Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS) is now hiring psychiatrists to fill a number of positions associated with the opening of the Replacement Medical Center next year. This is a great opportunity to join up with your colleagues at the New Orleans VA to practice state of the art medicine in a resource rich setting, with ready access to specialty care, interdisciplinary treatment teams, and strong academic affiliations, in an invigorating setting that also offers stability and very competitive compensation.

Inpatient, outpatient, consultative and telepsychiatry positions are available. Prior VA experience would be beneficial, but is not  required. Recruitment and relocation funding is available and negotiable. Interested Board Certified or eligible candidates may contact Dr. Dean Robinson (Chief of Service) or Garry Laborde, LCSW (Assistant Chief) at 504 571-8283 for more information.

Integrated Behavioral Health, LLC a growing Group multidisciplinary
practice  seeks full time Board Certified/Eligible adult and/or child
psychiatrist to join the  team. We offer a competitive salary and benefits
package. You get to work in downtown New Orleans within a fun
practice of various disciplines and with the potential to work in several
different practice settings. Soon we will also offer a Baton Rouge
practice location and potentially telepsychiatry. Contact Tricia Mogg
or Mehdi Qalbani, MD We can also be reached at

OCHSNER HEALTH SYSTEM is seeking BC/BE PSYCHIATRISTS to join our expanding psychiatry practice. Both newly trained and experienced psychiatrists are encouraged to apply. Physicians directly from residency training or with experience will be considered. Salary offered will be competitive and commensurate with experience and training. Click here for position locations and details.

QCCH has an exceptional opportunity for full or part time Psychiatrist to join our team of healthcare professionals.

The qualified candidate will provide psychiatry services to the incarcerated population within a correctional medical unit environment, treat a wide variety of cases, with opportunity for patient education and follow-up, and provided excellent support staff on-hand with no practice management hassles and no overhead expenses along with no 3rd-party billing issues.

Job Requirements
*currently licensed to practice psychiatry
*Board-certification or Board-eligibility
*Current CPR certification
*Current DEA certification

This position will require background check, security clearance, and/or drug screen.
Contact: Barbara Caminske -
Phone: 631-576-9910

Metropolitan Human Services District has positions open for qualified psychiatrists licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.  For job details click here.  For more information on the position please contact Krystal Casson Griffin at

Dane Street is looking for board-certified Psychiatrists with an active Louisiana license for their Utilization Review Division.  For job details click here. For more information, please contact Denise Capua at Dane Street; (603) 770-8101 or via email,

Acadia Healthcare is seeking psychiatrists to fill a number of positions in their locations across Louisiana. Click here for full description. For more information contact Kent McMackin at 615-861-7360 or visit our website


Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association
9655 Perkins Rd, #C-152
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810