The Indo-American Psychiatric Association (IAPA) will hold its
annual scientific session, business meeting, and banquet in conjunction with
APA's 2008 annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 4. The location
is I-The Indian Experience (formerly the Ascot Restaurant), at 1708 L Street,
The scientific session will be held from to 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Prakash
Masand, M.D., the Outstanding Academician Award winner, will deliver the
lecture "STAR*D: Lessons for the Clinician."
In addition, the symposium "Creativity and the Second-Generation
Indo-American Psychiatrists" will feature two short movies, "The
Sky Lab Is Falling" and "The Ravaged," produced and directed
by IAPA members Arshdeep Jawandha, M.D., and Vatsal Thakkar, M.D.
Registration for the IAPA business meeting and banquet will begin at 6
Registration information for the IAPA events can be obtained by
contacting Shiv Hatti, M.D., at (610) 891-9024, ext. 104, or