November, 2015
In This Issue
2016 Spring Meeting Scheduled

Area V Meets During Assembly in DC
Advocacy Training in Hollywood, FL was a Big Success
Members Who File Paper Form 1500 with Medicare
In Memoriam
Sept. & Oct. Executive Council  Meeting Minutes
Job Opportunities:
OLOL Baton Rouge
VA Hospital
Integrated Behavioral Health, LLC


Area V stopped for a quick photo opp and shared in some Halloween fun at the APA Assembly Meeting in DC.  Read more...

          LPMA LSU-Shreveport RF Representative Dr. Lee Michals attended the

          APA Advocacy training in Hollywood, Florida. Photos left to right: Drs. Lee

          Michals & Spencer Bishop & Drs. Bishop & Michals with Dr. Scott


Fond memories of members passed 



Douglas William Greve, MD

01/26/1934 - 09/22/2015 

        George Seiden, MD

     05/14/1942 - 08/19/2015 

David Bryan Regan, MD

10/28/1931 - 10/3/2015 




An important tip: To avoid your paper Medicare claim Form 1500 being returned for correction or resubmission, click here for details.  






September & October 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

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

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