Complimentary CME Conference – Mental Health of Asian Indian Americans, April 13, 2014

Dear Colleague/Friend:

Please join us for a very special program:

Mental Health of Asian Indian Americans: Issues and Culturally Appropriate Solutions
Sunday, April 13, 2014
9:30 am – 6:40 pm (Scientific Program begins 10:15 am)
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium
4500, Parsons Boulevard (Enter on 45th Av and take the elevator to the 5th floor)
Flushing, New York 11355

7 Hours CME Credit for physician attendees. Others are also welcome to attend.

Complimentary Lunch, and morning and afternoon coffee/tea/snacks provided.

This conference is free of cost, but pre-registration is required. Space is Limited.
Free Parking to the first 60 registrants. Registration closes April 7.

Please REGISTER Now at:

(It takes only 2 minutes to register. After successfully registering, if you do not hear from us otherwise, you can assume that your registration qualified for complimentary parking).

Open to physicians including psychiatrists, other mental health providers, mental health advocates, community and mental health agency leaders, and anyone with an interest in Asian Indian American mental health.

Presented by the American Psychiatric Association’s Division of Diversity and Health Equity in collaboration with the Indo-American Psychiatric Association, and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin – Queens and Long Island.

Speakers and Panelists: Drs. Ramaswamy Viswanathan, Seetharaman Vivek, Annelle Primm, Ramanathan Raju, Anand Pandya, Ajay Lodha, Manoj Shah, Vani Rao, Anil Thomas, Vasundhara Kalasapudi, Meena Ramani, Ms. Zarna Shah, Ms. Meena Devani, Ms. Sudha Acharya, Air Marshal (retd) Raghu Raghavendran, Drs. Runi Mukherji-Ratnam, Nalini Juthani, and Bhavani Srinivasan.

Topics covered: Ethnic Minority Mental Health Care, Cultural Issues, Role of Patient and Family Organizations, Role of Primary Physicians, Substance Use, Aged, Children, Family Issues, Suicide, Support Organizations, Community Support.
Please see the attached Program for details.

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychiatric Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information, contact Sejal Patel, OMNA on Tour Coordinator, or 703 -907-8579.

Kindly spread the information and encourage others also to attend.


Ramaswamy Viswanathan, MD, DMSc
Chair, Board of Trustees, Indo-American Psychiatric Association (IAPA)

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