AADCAP is composed of the heads of child and adolescent psychiatry divisions and seeks to aggressively promote the field of academic child and adolescent psychiatry.

Welcome to the American Association of Directors of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AADCAP). AADCAP helps heads of child and adolescent psychiatry strengthen their existing programs, patient care, and research. AADCAP provides a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas between the child and adolescent psychiatry program directors . . . (read more)
Fall/Winter 2018 Newsletter

AACAP Annual Meeting
Town Meeting: Crisis in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Recruitmen
Victor Fornari, MD
AADCAP President
AACAP's Town Hall
October 25, 2018

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

NCTSN September 2018 Spotlight:

JAACAP:  "Separating Children From Their Families: Toxic Stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences"
 This article and others can be accessed at: https://jaacap.org/toxicstress.

CBS Interview:

WASHINGTON (July 19, 2018) Child psychiatrist Matthew Biel, MD, MSc, wasn’t at all surprised to learn from news reports in early July that two children separated at the US border from their Central American parents and sent to Connecticut were diagnosed, by a Yale University psychiatrist, with “full blown acute post traumatic stress disorder.” (read more) 

by Cameren Rogers


AACAP's 65th Annual Meeting Logo
October 22-27, 2018
Washingotn State Convention Center, Seattle, WA

Executive Committee Conference Call
Friday, December 14, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM (Eastern)


Julie Balaban, MD
Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Larry K. Brown, MD
Division Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, RI
Yael Dvir, MD
Vice Chair & Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Noshene Ranjbar, MD
Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Bruce Waslick, MD
Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA