FEDERATION OF TEXAS PSYCHIATRY

   A United Voice for Texas Psychiatry

The Federation of Texas Psychiatry unites Texas' professional psychiatric organizations. Voting member organizations - the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians, the Texas Academy of Psychiatry, and the Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Associate member organizations - the Texas Foundation for Psychiatric Education and Research, the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association and the Texas Medical Association - together represent about 45,000 physicians in Texas united in advocacy for patients and quality psychiatric care.

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  FEDERATION OF TEXAS PSYCHIATRY

 The Federation of Texas Psychiatry was established in 2004 with the following purposes:

A. to promote the common professional interests of psychiatrists by encouraging their participation as members of state professional psychiatric associations, including the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians and the Texas Academy of Psychiatry and state professional subspecialty psychiatric associations including organizations for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry;
 

B. to facilitate the coordination of and work in concert with state professional psychiatric associations and state professional subspecialty psychiatric associations, to unify programs that advance public and professional education and advocacy for psychiatry and persons with psychiatric illnesses;

C. to provide centralized services to state professional psychiatric associations and state professional subspecialty psychiatric associations;

D. to make psychiatric knowledge available to other practitioners of medicine, to scientists, and to the public; and,

E. to promote the best interests of patients and those actually or potentially making use of mental health services.

GOVERNANCE

The Federation is governed by a Delegate Assembly composed of representatives from each member organization. Currently, the representatives to the Delegate Assembly include:

VOTING MEMBERS:

 

Category

Texas Society of

Psychiatric Physicians

Texas Academy of Psychiatry

Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Officer- President

Mark S. Jacobs, MD

Conway McDanald, MD

Dawnelle Schatte, MD

Officer- Pres-Elect

Daniel Pearson, III, MD

Gary L. Etter, MD

Jodie Trello-Rishel, MD

Officer- Sec/Treas

Daryl K. Knox, MD

Lynda Parker, MD

Brigitte Bailey, MD

Past President

Debra Atkisson, MD

Martha Leatherman, MD

Thomas Matthews, MD

Past President

Leslie H. Secrest, MD

J. Clay Sawyer, MD

James Norcross, MD

Past President

Richard L. Noel, MD

R. Sanford Kiser, MD

Regina Cavanaugh, MD

At-Large

A. David Axelrad, MD

Lauren D. Parsons, MD

Benigno Fernandez, MD

At-Large

R. Andrew Harper, MD

Stuart D. Crane, MD

Rene Olvera, MD

At-Large

George D. Santos, MD

 

Steven R. Pliszka, MD

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS:

Texas Foundation for

Psychiatric Education and Research

Texas Medical Association

Texas Osteopathic

Medical Association

J. Clay Sawyer, MD

Lou Goodman, PhD

David Reynolds

OFFICERS and EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2014-2015

Chairman -

Regina K. Cavanaugh, MD

Vice Chairman for Education -

Stuart Crane, MD

Vice Chairman for Public Policy -

J. Clay Sawyer, MD

Secretary-Treasurer -

Jody Trello-Rishel, MD

At-Large-

Leslie Secrest, MD

At-Large-

Lauren Parsons, MD

MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS

Member organizations include:

Voting Member Organizations:

Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians

Texas Academy of Psychiatry

Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Associate Member Organizations:

Texas Foundation for Psychiatric Education and Research

Texas Medical Association

Texas Osteopathic Medical Association

 

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Last modified: 10/07/14