At their meeting in New Orleans last month, members of the APA Assembly chose Albert Gaw, M.D., to be the Assembly’s next speaker-elect. Gaw, who is completing a year as the Assembly’s recorder, outpolled Area 3 Representative Lawrence Kline, M.D., of Bethesda, Md. Gaw is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, and medical director of the San Francisco Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility. Gaw has been a member of the Assembly since 1988, when he represented the Caucus of Asian-American Psychiatrists. He is a former chair of the APA Elections Committee and cochair of the APA Caucus of VA Psychiatrists.