Upcoming San Francisco Meeting

The APA Annual Meeting is rapidly approaching, and our Caucus will be meeting on Sunday, May 19th from 2:30 to 3:30 PM, in the SanFrancisco Marriott Marquis Yerba Buena Ballroom 3, Lower Level B2. Our agenda includes election of officers, review of the first year’s activities, and plans for the future. Feel free to bring specific additional items for the agenda. I hope to see you there!

Published by John Peteet

As a psychiatrist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, my interest in the psychiatry/spirituality interface has been stimulated by work in addiction, life-threatening illness and the treatment of religious patients. I co-teach a medical school course Spirituality, Healing and Medicine, an Ethics in Psychiatry course to PGY 2 residents, and a Spirituality, Religion and Psychiatry course to our PGY 4 residents. In addition to papers and chapters I've authored or co-edited Doing the Right Thing: An Approach to Moral Issues in Mental Health Treatment (APPI, 2004), Handbook of Spirituality and Religion in Clinical Practice (APPI, 2004), Religious and Spiritual Issues in Psychiatric Diagnosis: A Research Agenda for DSM-5 (APPI, 2011), Depression and the Soul: A Guide to Spiritually Integrated Treatment (Routledge, 2011) and The Soul of Medicine: Spiritual Perspectives and Clinical Practice (Johns Hopkins, 2011). I'm interested in collaborating with others on projects at the APA Annual Meeting.

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