APA and other Experience

 

 

American Psychiatric Association

  • Fellow, 1969; Life Fellow, 1996; Distinguished Life Fellow, 2001
  • Area 4 Trustee, 1997-2003
  • Task Force on Vision for Future of Mental Health Care, 2002
  • Subcommittee on Alternatives to Managed Care, 2002
  • Committee on APA/Business Relationships, Chair, 2000-2006, overseeing APA‘s Business Initiative
  • Committee on Executive and Officer Compensation, 2000-2002
  • Commission/Committee on Psychotherapy by Psychiatrists, Chair, 1996-2000, member, 1995-2008
  • Primary author, APA Resource Document, “Documentation of Psychotherapy by Psychiatrists”, 1999, updated 2002
  • Chair, Task Force to Educate Members on Physician-Assisted Suicide, 1998-1999
  • Speaker of the Assembly, 1994-95; Speaker-Elect, 1993-94; Recorder, 1992-93; Assembly Representative from Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association, 1988-92
  • Led authorship of: Position Statement on Psychotherapy, 1995; Twelve Principles of Health Systems Reform, 1993; General Principles for Achieving Access to Health Care, 1995
  • Joint Commission on Government Relations as Area IV Legislative Representative, 1991-1992
  • Committee on Universal Access to Health Care, 1992-1999
  • Committee on Financing and Marketing, member, 1986-1989, Assembly liaison 1989-1992
  • Lifers Association, Bylaws Chair, 2010-2013

Senior Psychiatrists, Inc.

  • Secretary 2014-2016

Ohio Psychiatric Association

  • President 1986-1987
  • Assembly Representative, 1988-1992

American College of Psychiatrists

  • Member, 1998-2004, Fellow, 2005-2011, Emeritus Fellow, 2011-

Cleveland Academy of Medicine

  • Board of Directors, 1984-1987

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

  • Examiner, 1998-2002, 2011

Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

  • Psychotherapy Committee, 2009-present

Psychiatric Services and Journal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research

  • Reviewer

Journal of Psychiatric Practice

  • Contributing Editor, 2001-2016 (Psychotherapy)
  • Editorial Board, 2016-

Psychiatric Services

  • Contributing Editor, 2004-2010