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Who is NAAPA?

Academic Psychiatry Program Leadership

NAAPA members are the non-physician business, research and operational leaders for Psychiatry Residency programs. The school, hospital and program setups may vary - but a lot of the challenges are the same.

Current Universities w/ Members

Directory by University

What is NAAPA?


We are a national professional organization scoped in to connect and serve administrators to academic psychiatry programming. Led by members, for members.

Mission, Objects & Strategic Plan


What else is NAAPA up to?


Pre-COVID NAAPA would host two annual conferences! Member-hosted and commitee organized, these networking and educational events were invaluable. We hope to return to this programming as soon as we can.

Until then, see our previous events...


Job postings

Professional Opportunities

NAAPA members can share opportunities within their organizations & associated hospital systems on our job board.

Current Postings

or submit a new posting -
Job Postings

Member Involvement

NAAPA Committees

As a proudly member-led organization, NAAPA is always interested in hearing from new and existing members with an interest in being more involved in our organization.

Connect with a committee

NAAPA Committees

NAAPA Listserv

Real-time Q&A

NAAPA members have access to a real-time Q&A listserv - via a forum or straight into their inbox. All members are encouraged to ask and answer questions.

Learn more about the Listserv

Listserv FAQ

Meet the NAAPA


NAAPA is an entirely membership-led professional organization. Meet our current board members and find out more about what committees and activities you could participate in, in service to NAAPA’s missions and members!


Having trouble convincing your chair? Not sure yourself? Reach out to our membership team with any questions unanswered!

100% Free*

Until COVID lets up - and we return to doing events - we are not charging for membership.


Psychiatry is such a unique set of programming. Get your information from your peers!

Anytime, Anywhere

Connect with NAAPA peers from anywhere - even from your inbox! More online options built out over time.

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What NAAPA Members are saying


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The National Association of Academic Psychiatry Administrators is a national professional organization founded in 1985 to provide education, professional development  and networking opportunities for administrators in academic settings.