A former psychiatrist with more than 30 years of experience in the field, Reed Moskowitz, MD, presently works with clients as a life coach in New York. Throughout his career in psychiatry, Dr. Reed Moskowitz held several academic and clinical positions at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and New York University Medical Center. Dr. Moskowitz also maintained memberships in professional organizations such as the Society for Liaison Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association.

With the theme of “Changing the Practice and Perception of Psychiatry,” the American Psychiatric Association (APA) is preparing for its 2014 Annual Meeting, which will take place May 3-7, 2014, in New York. In its 137th year, the annual meeting is recognized as a leading conference that provides psychiatric professionals with the necessary tools and resources to improve quality of care for patients. Scheduled lecturers for the 2014 meeting include BJ Casey, PhD, director of the Sackler Institute at Cornell University’s Weill Medical College; Gary Gottlieb, MD, MBA, psychiatry professor at Harvard Medical School; and Eric Kandel, MD, professor at Columbia University Medical Center.

As the largest organization of psychiatric professionals in the world, the APA is dedicated to promoting the profession of psychiatry through research and education, and to promoting the highest level of care for patients with mental illnesses. The organization serves more than 33,000 members both in the United States and abroad.