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Using telepsychiatry in your everyday practice !

Did you know that telepsychiatry has been used since the 1970s? Are you familiar with all its legal and administrative aspects? Prof. Umberto Volpe and Prof. Donald Hilty have teamed up with experts in the field to create the EPA…

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2023-2024 Gaining Experience Programme: Congratulations to the winners!

The EPA warmly congratulates the 10 early career psychiatrists selected to participate in the 2023-2024 edition of the Gaining Experience Programme! Participants will have the opportunity to undertake observerships in various psychiatric institutions across Europe, allowing them to broaden their clinical,…

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2023 EPA Summer School

Congratulations to our 2023 EPA Summer School scholars! Thank you for joining us in Strasbourg last week and for making this 12th edition such a successful event! More on the Summer School at

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Register today for our webinar “Implementing alternatives to coercion in psychiatric practice”!

The EPA Committee on Ethical Issues will hold a webinar on ‘Implementing alternatives to coercion in psychiatric practice’ on Wednesday 19 July from 16:00 CEST. Chaired by Meryam Schouler-Ocak (Germany) and Silvana Galderisi (Italy), the webinar will examine coercion as…

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4th EPA Online Talks with Experts

The fourth Online Talks with Experts session, will take place on Thursday, 06 July 2023 from 15:00 CEST with the participation of Dr Ken Courtenay on the topic “Mental Health in Intellectual Disability“. This 1-hour exchange will start with a short presentation followed by a Q&A session. Save…

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3rd EPA Online Talks with Experts

The EPA Early Career Psychiatrists Committee has teamed up with the EPA Section on Psychopharmacology for the third Online Talks with Experts session. Join our expert, Prof. Dr. István Bitter, Professor of Psychiatry in Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary, for an inspiring discussion on “Pharmacotherapy of schizophrenia”! This 1-hour exchange…

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One week left to submit your application for the 12th EPA Summer School!

During this three-day intensive programme, selected young psychiatrists will have the unique opportunity to: take part in interactive discussions on the management of suicidal crises, therapeutic innovations, and prevention strategies, participate in role plays, workshops and simulation sessions on suicidal…

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The EPA Telepsychiatry Toolkit is now available!

Along the past decades, digital psychiatry has gained a constantly growing momentum and scientific evidence on feasibility, efficacy and cost-effectiveness of telepsychiatry is currently well established. Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, telemental health care has been widely adopted worldwide, as a rapid response to…

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Applications for the EPA 2023 Summer School are now officially open!

Do you want to take part in a unique blended learning experience? Then don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from our experts, Prof. Emilie Olié, Prof. Jorge López-Castromán and Prof. Carla Gramaglia on the topic “Focus on Suicidal…

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Congratulations to the 2023 EPA ECP Scholarship Winners!

The EPA is pleased to reward 5 selected Early Career Psychiatrists (ECP) in the frame of the ECP Scholarship Programme.  Winners will receive waived registration to participate in the 31st European Congress of Psychiatry, access to one EPA Course, as…

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