Last Updated October 2011.

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Join Us in Toronto for the Life Members Clinical Perspectives and Annual Reception and Dinner!

Life Members Wisdom Clinical Perspectives - Reflections: Wisdom and Hindsight
Thursday, October 20
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (open)
Featuring: Thomas Anders, M.D., Cynthia Pfeffer, M.D., Theodore Shapiro, M.D., and Lenore Terr, M.D.
Moderator: John Schowalter, M.D.

Four distinguished senior colleagues examine one of their seminal works in child and adolescent psychiatry as they reflect on the original work reported in the paper, the circumstances leading up to that work, how it contributed to the field at the time and how knowledge in each area has evolved since the time of each of contribution to the scientific literature.

We welcome you to read a few of the articles that will be discussed during this year's Life Members Wisdom Clinical Perspectives:

Suicidal Behavior in Normal School Children: A Comparison with Psychiatric Inpatients
Cynthia R. Pfeffer, M.D., Susan Zuckerman, Ph.D., Robert Plutchik, Ph.D., Mark S. Mizruchi, Ph.D.
Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 23: 416-423, 1984

A Typology of Children's Psychiatric Disorders: A Behavioral Classification
Barbara Fish, M.D. and Theodore Shapiro, M.D.
Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 23, 4:416-423, 1984.

Life Attitudes, Dreams, and Psychic Trauma in a Group of "Normal" Children
Lenore C. Terr, M.D.
Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 22:221-230, 1983.

Watch a video of the First Wisdom Clinical Perspectives during the 2010 Annual Meeting in New York City featuring E. James Anthony, M.D., F.R.C.P.

AACAP Life Members 4th Annual Reception and Dinner
Thursday, October 20
6:00 - 8:30 pm

The Rosewater Room
19 Toronto Street
Toronto, ON

Be sure to register by Wednesday, October 12, 2011! Tickets are $150.

An exclusive event for Life Members to enjoy the company of friends and colleagues. The event includes a cocktail hour and dinner. Shuttles will be available for guests to take to and from the hotel before and after the event.

Questions or concerns? Please email Development Coordinator, Melinda Lim, at or call 202.966.7300 extension 140.