American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

AAPL (pronounced "apple") is an organization of psychiatrists dedicated to excellence in practice, teaching, and research in forensic psychiatry. Founded in 1969, AAPL currently has over 2,000 members in North America and around the world.

The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law promotes scientific and educational activities in forensic psychiatry by facilitating the exchange of ideas and practical clinical experience through publications and regularly scheduled national and regional meetings.

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Charles Dike Scholarship

Established in 2021, the Charles Dike Scholarship is awarded by the Diversity Committee of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL). AAPL is proud to award two annual scholarships to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the field of Forensic Psychiatry.

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2024 Forensic Psychiatry Review Course AND AAPL’s 55th Annual Meeting

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Review Course – October 21 – 23, 2024

Annual Meeting – October 24 – 27, 2024.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel
1000 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA
* One of the most beautiful cities in the world!

Passports are required to enter Canada! Travel and identification documents for entering Canada

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Early Bird rates in effect until August 31, 2024

Journal of AAPL

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