The High Holy Days of Psychiatry

Conferences: the holy days of psychiatry.

Psychiatry & Society

H. Steven Moffic, MD, elaborates on the overlap between spirituality and psychiatry. Conferences, the time when everyone gets together, could be seen as the holy days of this profession.

Dr Moffic is an award-winning psychiatrist who has specialized in the cultural and ethical aspects of psychiatry. A prolific writer and speaker, he received the one-time designation of Hero of Public Psychiatry from the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association in 2002. He is an advocate for mental health issues relate to climate instability, burnout, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism for a better world. He serves on the Editorial Board of Psychiatric TimesTM.