Category: Canadian Psychiatric Association


On September 14, 2019, the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) recognized exceptional psychiatrists, psychiatric residents and individuals for their contributions to the mental health of Canadians. CPA conferred its highest award, the President’s Commendation, to two worthy recipients in appreciation of their outstanding contributions and mental health leadership in Canada: Andrea Paquette, an award-winning ... Read More
September 26, 2019Rob Cornforth


COMMUNIQUÉ Canadian psychiatrists welcome new president, Dr. Georgina Zahirney Attention: News, Health, Medical and Lifestyle Editors September 19, 2019, Ottawa, ON—The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) is pleased to announce the inauguration of its new president, Dr. Georgina Zahirney, at its annual conference, last week in Quebec City. Dr. Georgina Zahirney is currently an assistant ... Read More
September 26, 2019Rob Cornforth


—Vancouver, BC, October 2, 2015— Today the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) elected Dr. Pamela Forsythe as its first-ever female Board Chair. She replaces Dr. Don Addington who has been Chair of the CPA Board since 2009. Throughout her career Dr. Forsythe has striven to reduce the discrimination and stigma around ... Read More
October 3, 2015Rob Cornforth


Letter to the Editor, The Medical Post in response to article, "The Incredible Shrinking Profession. Psychiatry: A profession in decline?" I am writing to express my disappointment with the cover story of October 21, 2014 for The Medical Post entitled: The Incredible Shrinking Profession / Psychiatry: A profession in decline?. As you ... Read More
November 19, 2014Rob Cornforth


Canada's Innovation Leaders, a RE$EARCH Infosource Inc. Publication by Michael Teehan, President, Canadian Psychiatric Association  
November 8, 2013Rob Cornforth