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APA Calls Upon Congress to Oppose American Health Care Act

Expresses concern to House leaders over Congressional Budget Office analysis APA Press Release / Thursday, March 16, 2017 / Contact: Jim Sliwa / (202) 336-5707 / jsliwa@apa.org WASHINGTON — The American Psychological Association and its affiliated APA Practice Organization sent a letter to congressional leaders stating their opposition to the American Health Care Act after a…

APA Endorses March for Science

Calls on psychologists and allies to participate Press Release from the American Psychological Association (APA) Thursday, March 9, 2017 / Contact: Kim I. Mills / (202) 336-6058 / kmills@apa.org WASHINGTON – The American Psychological Association has signed on as an official partner of the upcoming March for Science, calling it a demonstration of the importance…

Half of Americans Stressed by Presidential Election

American Psychological Association Survey Reveals 2016 Presidential Election Source of Significant Stress for More Than Half of Americans Preview of data from upcoming Stress in America™ poll shows election is equally stressful for Republicans and Democrats Facing one of the most adversarial contests in recent history and daily coverage of the presidential election that dominates…

Recognize Barriers and Shatter Them

Pat DeLeon (former APA President) July 2016 Post The Extraordinary Vision of Give an Hour This Summer several USUHS nursing colleagues and I had the opportunity to attend a special Give an Hour symposium titled Veteran Wellbeing: Bridging the Divide, held at The National Press Club in Washington, DC.  Among the presenters were Dr. David…

Interdisciplinary Collaboration – Growing Enthusiasm

INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATION – GROWING ENTHUSIASM Pat DeLeon (former APA President) Column, June 2016 One of the major foundations, and thus challenges, of President Obama’s landmark Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is moving our nation’s health care delivery system towards embracing interdisciplinary (i.e., interprofessional) collaboration and training. In addressing our health policy class at…

All You Need Is Love

“All You Need Is Love” Pat DeLeon (former APA President) Column, June 2016 I received a most thoughtful invitation from the Association of VA Psychologist Leaders (AVAPL) to participate in their 19th Annual VA Psychology Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas, May 31-June 3, 2016, as they honored their longtime colleague Kathy McNamara who will soon…