Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry


The 16th Annual Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry Meeting
The 16th Annual Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry Meeting will be held in conjunction with the XXVth World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics

Program Information


2017 Meeting Date

October 12, 2017 8:30am-5:00pm

Program Schedule


Poster Session and Reception

5:00pm to 7:00pm 

Location (map)

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

6601 Adventure Way

Orlando, FL 32819

Tel: (888) 430-4999

Standard Rate: $185.00 plus taxes

Click here to make a hotel reservation in the WCPG block of rooms.

Important Meeting Dates

  • July 14, 2017 - Deadline to submit an abstract for consideration
  • July 14, 2017 - Deadline to submit a Young Investigator Travel Award application
  • August 31, 2017 - Deadline to cancel registration for a refund
  • September 21, 2017 - Deadline for discounted hotel reservations
  • November 15, 2017 - Deadline for meeting evaluation

2017 PIP Meeting Registration is now OPEN! (Click here to register)

Registration Fees

Physicians and Scientists $175.00

Residents, Fellows and Allied Health Professionals $75.00

Registration Cancellations:
All registration cancellations must be confirmed in writing by August 31, 2017 for a registration refund (less a $30 cancelation fee). After this date, registration is non-refundable.

Meeting Evaluation:

All meeting attendees are encouraged to complete an online evaluation of the meeting.  Attendees who are requesting CME credit for the meeting are required to complete the evaluation.  This form is available online only. All evaluations must be complete by November 15, 2017.

To start the evaluation, click here.  





This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Amedco and Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry. Amedco is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Amedco designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Participants must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion.  Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety.  Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. 

CME credits can be obtained at the conclusion of the meeting after completing a meeting evaluation.  There is a $30 charge to apply for credits. 


Learning Objectives:

After attending this live event, participants will be able to:

  • Better understand the prediction of clinical response to antipsychotic drugs based on genes associated with the development of adverse side effects.
  • Identify new polymorphisms influencing gene product function, and novel statistical approaches to dissect the heterogeneity of drug response. 

Congratulations to our 2016 Young Investigator Travel Award Recipients!

  • Daphne Voineskos, M.D., Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 
  • Miklos Argyelan, M.D., Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
  • Beatriz Carvalho Henriques, University of Alberta
  • Eric Huang, Centre for Addition & Mental Health

2016 PIP Program