Forensic Psychiatry
Jerald H. Ratner, M.D., L.F.A.P.A., F.A.B.F.E.

Resources and Links

  American Psychiatric Association

The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society recognized world-wide. It is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders. It is the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.

   American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.

The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL) is an organization of psychiatrists dedicated to excellence in practice, teaching, and research in forensic psychiatry. The goals of AAPL is to promotes scientific and educational activities in forensic psychiatry.

   American College of Forensic Examiners
 
The American College of Forensic Examiners Institute of Forensic Science (ACFEI) is an independent, scientific, and professional society. Multi-disciplinary in its scope, the society actively promotes the dissemination of forensic information. ACFEI is the largest professional membership association representing forensic examiners.

The association's purpose is the continued advancement of forensic examination and consultation across the many professional fields. ACFEI has elevated standards through education, basic and advanced training, and Diplomate Status.

Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association
 

John Hopkins Health Alerts
This website is a free public service from Johns Hopkins Medicine, to help keep you up to date on the latest breakthroughs for the most common medical conditions which prevent healthy aging.
National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal government's principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

www.adaa.org/

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is the only national, non-profit organization solely dedicated to informing the public, healthcare professionals and legislators that anxiety disorders are real, serious and treatable. The ADAA promotes the early diagnosis, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders, and is committed to improving the lives of the people who suffer from them.


www.drugabuse.gov/NIDAHome.html

NIDA is a Federal scientific research institute under the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIDA is the largest supporter of the world’s research on drug abuse and addiction. NIDA-funded scientific research addresses the most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse, including tracking emerging drug use trends, understanding how drugs work in the brain and body, developing and testing new drug treatment and prevention approaches, and disseminating findings to the general public and special populations.

 www.nami.org

NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation’s voice on mental illness, a national organization including NAMI organizations in every state and in over 1100 local communities across the country who join together to meet the NAMI mission through advocacy, research, support, and education.


APA Blog

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is launching the 2007 “Healthy Minds. Healthy Lives.” Campaign to help tear down stigma and provide free mental health information. Be sure to visit each month to check out monthly topics.

Alpha Omega Alpha can be thought of as the "Phi Beta Kappa for medical schools." As the only national honor medical society, its mission, developed over the past one hundred years, has been to recognize and enhance professionalism, academic excellence, service, and leadership within the profession.
The American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) is a not-for-profit medical society dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals on the latest findings and emerging procedures in preventive/nutritional medicine. ACAM's goals are to improve skills, knowledge and diagnostic procedures as they relate to complementary and alternative medicine; to support research; and to develop awareness of alternative methods of medical treatment.
 
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Jerald H. Ratner, M.D., P.A.
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Medicine
and Forensic Examiners

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80922
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