Academy of MedicineThe APM Scientific Meetings are held at The New York Academy of Medicine in New York City at 1216 Fifth Avenue (the corner of 103rd Street) at 8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month, and are open to the scientific community. You can read the current academic year preliminary schedule of presentations following this link and previous years' 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/20011999/2000 1998/1999 schedule with selected abstracts. CME

Chair of the APM Program Committee:
Edward Kenny, M.D.

Special lectures

1. The International Psychoanalytic Scholar Invitational Lectureship (formerly the Andre B. Ballard Lectureship)

The Lecturship is ponsored by the APM in collaboration with the Psychoanalytic Center.
The event is entirely financed by the APM membership's voluntary contributions, and is held every three years.

A distinguished psychoanalytic scholar gives a formal lecture at the Academy, a seminar for candidates at the Center, and two or three seminars for APM members and faculty, over a period of several days. Past Scholars include Andre Green, Raquel Zac de Goldstein, R. H. Etchegoyen, Betty Joseph, Patrick Mahony, Joseph Sandler, J. Chasseguet-Smirgel, Joyce McDougall, Leon Grinberg, Herbert Rosenfeld.

2. The Abram Kardiner Lectureship

In 1978 the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine established the Abram Kardiner Lectureship on Psychoanalysis and Culture in recognition of Dr. Kardiners' role as an internationally respected pioneer in the application of psychoanalysis to the study of culture. Dr. Kardiner was one of the founder's of the Association and of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. Awarded once every three years by the APM for a distinguished contribution to the applications of psychoanalytic understanding to the study of culture. "The lectureship will confer special recognition to other distinguished contributors in this area and will encourage further efforts of excellence on the interdisciplinary path where Dr. Kardiner dedicated so much of his professional effort. The lecturer will be chosen from those who have significantly furthered knowledge knowledge in the social sciences and humanities through the application of psychoanalytic understanding or who, if not specifically applying a psychoanalytic approach, have nevertheless made outstanding contributions having special revelance to psychoanalysis. Lecturers have included Daniel M. Freeman, Richard Kuhns, Bennet Simon, Bryce Boyer.

3. The David M. Levy and William Goldfarb Lecture on Psychoanalysis and Child Development

The David M. Levy Lectureship was established in 1978 to honor Dr. Levy, an internationally recognized researcher of child development, and one of the founders of the Association and the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. Dr. Levy was a pioneer in mother-infant observation, and a leader of the Child Mental Health Movement; terms like "sibling rivalry" and "maternal overpotection" were coined as a result of his early research efforts.

The lectureship is sponsored by the APM, and awarded every three years. In addition to the formal lecture, program may include a reception, 2-3 other small seminars for members, and a seminar for candidates at the Center. The most recent recipient was Dr. Sylvia Bell in 2004.

4. The Robert S. Liebert Lecture

The Robert S. Liebert Memorial Fund was jointly established in 1988 by the Association of Psychoanalytic Medicine and the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center. The Lectureship is awarded in recognition of outstanding scholarship in applied psychoanalysis. It is given every year or two, at an October APM Scientific Meeting or at the Kardiner Lecture. Among the past recipients were Milton Viederman, Ellen Spitz, Paul Schwaber, Stuart Feder, Glen O. Gabbard.
Robert Samuel Liebert, M.D.
(1930 -1988)

5. The Sándor Radó Lecture

The Sándor Radó Lectureship was initiated in 1957 shortly befor Dr. Radó's retirement to commemorate his seminar of 16 two-hour lectures on advanced psychoanalytic technique he gave to the senior class in 1956. The Sándor Radó Lecture is given each year in the Spring at the Academy of Medicine in New York City and is funded jointly by the APM, the Center, and the Alumni Association to honor the memory of Dr. Radó, the first Director of the Center. The lecture carries a $500 honorarium and expenses. Previous recipients include Drs. Daniel Stern, Robert Wallerstein, Helen Meyers, Herbert Schlesinger, Arnold Goldberg.
Sándor Radó, M.D.