July 20, 2023 - Webinar - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (ABPN) Update
Please join us for the June Installment of the AMP Webinar Series:
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Inc.
Join Dr. Jeffrey Lyness, President & CEO of ABPN for an overview of the mission of the ABPN and an update on its general activities, including a focus on DEI and on communications. The ABPN’s Continuing Certification program will then be described in more detail, including the well-received Article-Based Continuing Certification (ABCC) Pathway.
Speaker: Jeffrey M. Lyness, MD, FACPsych, DLFAPA
Jeffrey M. Lyness, MD, FACPsych, DLFAPA, has been President and CEO of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology since January 1, 2023. Dr. Lyness previously had served as a Psychiatry Director and as Vice Chair of the ABPN board. He also is a Past Chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Group on Faculty Affairs and a Past President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. He is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and former Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Prior leadership roles at Rochester included service as Director of Curriculum and as Medical Director for Continuing Medical Education; in the Department of Psychiatry he formerly served as Associate Chair for Education and directed the Geriatric Psychiatry Program (now Division). His research examined the relationships between depression and medical illnesses in later life, and was supported by grants from NIH, foundations, and industry.
Dr. Lyness received his M.D. degree with Honor and with Distinction in Research from the University of Rochester, completed his internship in internal medicine there, and then was a psychiatry resident at Yale University. He completed clinical and research fellowship training in the Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry Program at Rochester. He has over 240 publications including journal articles, book chapters, and books, and has been fortunate to receive several awards for his clinical, teaching, and scholarly efforts including the American Psychiatric Association’s Vestermark Psychiatry Educator Award and being named an Apple Distinguished Educator.
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