2023 annual conference

2023 Annual Conference

Educational Conference & Program for Excellence*

Saturday Oct. 28th 8:00am-5:00pm & Sunday Oct. 29th 11:00am-3:00pm
*Members Only

NJPA is pleased to return to an in-person meeting, offering a weekend of learning, and celebrating. You can attend the 2023 educational conference – Navigating Psychiatric Practice in These Traumatic Times, the Program for Excellence or make a weekend of it, grab a room at the Hilton Garden Inn Princeton Lawrenceville and join us for both events! The Saturday conference will feature 6 CME credits and FREE on-site member benefits and the Sunday celebration will offer the opportunity to catch up with long-time colleagues and friends or make new connections. I hope to see you there!

-Tony Juneja, MD, Chair, Council on Educational and Event Planning

The 2023 Annual Conference Supporter


Educational Conference

Navigating Psychiatric Practice in These Traumatic Times

The Conference Center at Mercer - West Windsor, NJ

Program Overview

Discuss how significant trauma affects the human brain and mind, both developing and adult | Describe the impact of trauma on our patients' biology, psychology, social and spiritual lives | Explain how prevalent the addictive use of technology has become but that Technology for the most part is safe | Recognize how substance abuse is affected by trauma particularly in marginalized populations | Recognize how depression, anxiety, and suicide are affected by trauma - with a focus on children & adolescents | Integrate strategies and techniques for wellness and combating burnout that support mental health and wellness

Keynote Speakers


From Normalcy to Lockdown - Being a Psychiatrist During Societal Trauma


Physician Wellness in the Modern World

Breakout Room Presenters

Trauma: James Sherer, MD | Sonali Mahajan, MD | Tony Juneja, MD

Physician Wellness: David Leopold, MD | Daniel Weiner, MD | Rashi Aggarwal, MD

Conference Features

6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ | FREE Headshots | FREE Document Shredding | Breakout Room Selection | Network with Exhibitors | Poster Contest | Psychiatric Interview for Medical Students |Hotel Room Block (The Hilton Garden Inn Princeton Lawrenceville)

8:00am Registration | Vendors | Headshots | Shredding

9:00am PRMS Welcome

9:15am Dr. Brenner Keynote

10:45am Break | Snack | Vendors | Headshots

11:15am Trauma Breakout Session I

12:15pm Trauma Breakout Session II

1:15pm Lunch | Vendors | Psychiatric Interview (Medical Students)

2:00pm Dr. Leopold Keynote

3:00pm Break | Snack | Vendors | Poster Contest

3:30pm Physician Wellness Breakout Session I

4:15pm Physician Wellness Breakout Session II

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and Policies of the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) through the joint providership of Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) and the New Jersey Psychiatric Association (NJPA). Hackensack Meridian Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

Hackensack Meridian Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Program For Excellence

A Celebratory Event

The Stone Terrace by John Henry's - Hamilton Township, NJ

Join your colleagues to honor the Immediate Past President, bestow awards upon members and public servants who have demonstrated a great commitment to the Association’s mission, and celebrate the work of the NJPA!

Ramon Solhkhah, MD, MBA, DFAPA, DFAACAP

NJPA Immediate Past President

Multi & Single Day Options Available

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