Alen J. Salerian, M.D., of Washington, D.C., has been suspended for two
years from APA and the Washington Psychiatric Society. He was found to have
violated Section 2.5 of the Principles of Medical Ethics With Annotations
Especially Applicable to Psychiatry. The physician breached
confidentiality by offering a professional opinion without proper
authorization. Publication of suspensions is required by APA's"
Procedures for Handling Complaints of Unethical Conduct."▪