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Resident-Fellow Member Membership Application

I am a physician in a psychiatric residency training program approved by the Residency Review Committee for Psychiatry of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada), or the American Osteopathic Association.

I am applying for membership in the APA through the following District Branch (in the jurisdiction of my training program):

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Are you a former member of the APA?
If YES, please provide your former name if different from current:

APA Promotion Code (if applicable):
Biographical Information
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Middle Name:
Last Name:*  
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Degree (M.D., Ph. D., MPH):

Academic Training
Medical School:*  
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Psychiatry Residency Training and other medical specialty training, including fellowship programs: list the most recent training first and include copies of training certificates. [The APA does not capture additional training outside of psychiatry unless it is a combination residency training program (i.e. Family Practice/Psychiatry; Internal Medicine/Psychiatry or Pediatric/Psychiatry) due to space limitations of the database.]
Training Program/School:*  
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Psychiatric Residency Endorsement: Resident-Fellow Members must be endorsed by their training director.

Endorsement: The Residency Training Director, as listed below, recommends the above applicant for membership in the American Psychiatric Association and certifies the applicant's psychiatric training as listed above.

APA Id or Phone Number:
Does your residency training program pay for your APA membership dues?
If yes, please list the contact name:
Demographic Data
The following categories are for statistical purposes only. This information will not be considered in connection with your application for membership.

Gender Identity:
Are you Spanish/Hispanic/Latino?

Ethnicity/Race (check more than one if applicable.):

Primary Practice Setting:

Has your license to practice ever been revoked or suspended?
Are you currently charged with illegal or unethical professional conduct by a regulatory or law enforcement agency or by a professional society?
Have you ever been sanctioned or held liable by a regulatory body or court or sanctioned by a professional society?
If YES, to any of the three preceding questions, please furnish details in a confidential communication to the APA Membership Committee Chair and e-mail (in a PDF or jpg file) a copy to us at [email protected] or fax a copy to us at 202-403-3673, within 2 weeks of submitting this application.

In consideration of my membership in the APA and the District Branch, which I understand is a privilege and not a right, I agree that APA may make inquiries about me and that I am not entitled to the results, that I will pay the dues required on or before the due date, that I will adhere to the standards of ethical practice and conduct as well as the procedures outlined in the Principles of Medical Ethics With Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry, that APA may publish my membership data in its membership database to which all members and third parties permitted by APA will have access, that APA may provide government authorities all information pertaining to me if in receipt of a subpoena from authorities or if the institution seeking the information is a public institution which has paid all or any portion of my membership dues or CME fees, and that I will hold APA, the District Branch, and if applicable, the State Association harmless from any and all liability arising out of or relating to my membership, including but not limited to, decisions concerning membership, ethics, and/or the provision or storage of my personal and/or financial information. Any disputes that arise out of or relate to this agreement and/or my membership shall be governed by District of Columbia law without regard to its choice of law principles and any hearings or proceedings shall be heard in the District of Columbia. Upon review and acceptance of an application by the APA, you will be given provisional membership, and full APA benefits, while the District Branch (DB) reviews the application. Voting rights will not commence until you become a fully recognized member in the DB (including payment of dues) at which time you will be a fully recognized member of the APA and the DB. If a DB rejects an application, the reason will be provided along with a full refund of payment.

By renewing my APA membership, I am attesting that I either am not aware of any action or investigation by any state board of medicine regarding my license to practice medicine or that I am aware of such action and will immediately send notice of the action or investigation to APA by electronic mail to [email protected]. APA’s Ethics Committee may follow up with you in the event it receives notice of an action or investigation from you.  
Upon completion of psychiatric residency your membership status in the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and District Branch will be advanced to that of general member. In order to facilitate this transition please complete the following authorization allowing your training director to verify that you have successfully completed your residency. Please feel free to call the American Psychiatric Association at 888-357-7924 with any questions you may have.
I,give permission to or their representative (Training Program Director or Residency Program Coordinator) to release information about my psychiatric training, including my completion date, to American Psychiatric Association for the sole purpose of maintaining and updating my member file. I understand that this information will also be shared with my District Branch.  

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