Gregory P. Barclay, M.D., DFLAPA, FASAP, recently was asked by Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS), one of ASAP's sponsors, to explain what might be done to address the shortage of Adolescent & Young Adult Psychiatrists. Dr. Barclay is President of The American Board of Adolescent Psychiatry. His response appears as a guest blog on the PRMS Website
Here is a short excerpt from Dr. Barclay's PRMS blog post:
"The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry (ASAP) exists to provide continuing education, networking, career opportunities, mentoring, and networking support to any psychiatrist who is interested in what we have to offer – and the American Board of Adolescent Psychiatry, which is hosted by ASAP, exists as a route to Board Certification in Adolescent and Young Adult Psychiatry for any general psychiatrist who meets its credentialing and educational criteria"
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