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Psychiatric News
Volume 39 Number 11 page 21-21

For the record-setting number of psychiatrists and others who attended APA's 2004 annual meeting last month, New York really did turn out to be a" helluva town," to quote a lyric from one famous paean to the Big Apple.FIG1FIG2FIG3FIG4FIG5FIG6FIG7FIG8

While New York's picture-postcard sights, the world's richest repositories of the arts, and the unbeatable nightlife were among the reasons that people came to New York City for the meeting, the scientific program was the main draw. Many of the sessions spotlighted the meeting's theme," Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology: Dissolving the Mind-Brain Barrier."

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Social critic and author Tom Wolfe addresses the Convocation of Fellows. 

As President Marcia Goin, M.D., noted in her address at the meeting's Opening Session, genetic and neuroimaging studies are showing just how artificial the division between mind and brain really is.

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Michelle Riba, M.D., presents her Opening Session speech. 

Incoming President Michelle Riba, M.D., emphasized the need to block any threats to the ability to teach and train future generations of psychiatrists, particularly money-driven attempts to minimize the number of clinical encounters residents have.

More than 26,000 attendees will attest to the fact that the annual meeting was an incredibly enriching experience.

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Robert Donovan, M.D., a member from Scranton, Pa., takes his turn at the microphone during the presidential symposium "The Biopsychosocial Model: Myth or Reality?" 

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Co-Editor Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D., signs a copy of Neuropsychiatric Assessment, Review of Psychiatry, Volume 23, at a "Meet the Authors" session. 

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APPI books made for compelling reading at the APPI Bookstore. This year's sales topped $425,000. 

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Gerard and Stephanie Fernandez (both M.D.s) of Fresno, Calif., wanted their 14-month-old son, Garrett, to have some Big Apple fun. 

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Patricia Ordorica, M.D. (right), presents Mindy Fullilove, M.D., with the Jeanne Spurlock Minority Fellowship Achievement Award. 

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Social critic and author Tom Wolfe addresses the Convocation of Fellows. 

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Michelle Riba, M.D., presents her Opening Session speech. 

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Robert Donovan, M.D., a member from Scranton, Pa., takes his turn at the microphone during the presidential symposium "The Biopsychosocial Model: Myth or Reality?" 

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Co-Editor Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D., signs a copy of Neuropsychiatric Assessment, Review of Psychiatry, Volume 23, at a "Meet the Authors" session. 

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APPI books made for compelling reading at the APPI Bookstore. This year's sales topped $425,000. 

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Gerard and Stephanie Fernandez (both M.D.s) of Fresno, Calif., wanted their 14-month-old son, Garrett, to have some Big Apple fun. 

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Patricia Ordorica, M.D. (right), presents Mindy Fullilove, M.D., with the Jeanne Spurlock Minority Fellowship Achievement Award. 

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