Alberta Psychiatric Association

The Alberta Psychiatric Association (APA) is the not-for-profit professional organization that represents the Psychiatrists of Alberta. For more than fifty years, the APA has advocated for its psychiatrist members by:

  • Providing leadership and support for their role in the provision of quality mental health care in Alberta
  • Promoting effective professional relationships, and
  • Influencing health policy and clinical practice.

Recent News

  • Are You Alberta's Next Mental Health Patient Advocate?

    Do you have passion for health care, a commitment to advocacy, and experience working with vulnerable populations? If so, then consider applying to become Alberta's next Mental Health Patient Advocate. To learn more or apply for this senior Government of Alberta position visit before February 6, 2017 and search for Job ID: 1039723.

  • Please note, the deadline for the call for abstracts has been extended to January 20, 2017. Please submit your abstract submission and speaker disclosure to prior to January 20th. The workshop schedule will be finalized and communicated to participants in early February.

  • Alberta Justice and Solicitor General

    Please note, the Alberta Review Board is seeking Psychiatrist Members.

    Under the direction of the Chair, you will contribute to fair and expeditious hearings conducted in accordance with the requirements of the Criminal Code and principles of natural justice. Along with your panel co-members, you will consider oral and written evidence and submissions, assess the credibility of expert and lay witnesses, and apply statute and common law to the facts and merits of cases before you.
    Closing Date: January 17, 2017
    Competition ID #358

    Executive Search, Alberta Corporate Human Resources
    Phone: 780-408-8460
    Apply online at:
    Agency Website: Alberta Review Board

  • 2017 APA Scientific Conference

    "United for Innovative Care in Mental Illness & Addictions"

    Registration is now open for the 2017 APA Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting! Our Conference Planning Committee is excited to share the theme - United for Innovative Care in Mental Illness & Addictions. Check out our 4-page program here.

    Call for Abstracts: We are currently seeking workshops and presentations for the 2017 APA Conference. Three formats are available: one hour workshop, 20-minute workshop or resident presentation. The deadline for submission is Friday, December 16, 2016. The full call for abstracts is available here.

    Please download the full program for the APA Scientific Conference.

  • APA 2017 Conference

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March 30, 2017

APA 2017 Scientific Conference and AGM
United for Innovative Care in Mental Illness & Addictions
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March 30, 2017
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April 2, 2017

Rimrock Resort Hotel - 300 Mountain Avenue, Banff, AB
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