AAPP 2023 takes networking to new levels with daily opportunities to participate in a range of unique interactions with other attendees. Attendees may choose based on their availability, preferred type of networking, and practice-based interests. Networking events do not offer ACPE credit and are only available to in-person attendees in Atlanta, Georgia unless otherwise noted.

Take advantage of these opportunities to expand your network of colleagues and improve your practice. 

*Will be live-streamed for virtual attendees.

AAPP Connect: A Mentoring Opportunity

AAPP 2023 in-person attendees have an opportunity to mentor students, residents, and new practitioners one-on-one. Attendees will be prompted to indicate their interest in becoming a mentor during the registration process and should do-so by the March 16, 2023, early registration deadline. If you are already registered and would like to become a mentor, please visit the AAPP Connect page to indicate your interest.
Pairings of mentors and mentees will be based on preferences and specialty interests. Once paired, mentors and mentees will coordinate a time to meet during AAPP 2023 to dialogue about career goals, future plans, etc.

Idea Exchanges

Several hours have been reserved for discussions on current issues in practice on Sunday, 4/16 through Tuesday, 4/18. Led by AAPP Communities, these sessions allow for peer-to-peer collaboration and information sharing between attendees who share a special interest or practice setting and involve exchange and dialogue on issues of common interest. 

Sunday, April 16: 10:00-11:00 AM


Monday, April 17: 1:00-2:00 PM


Monday, April 17: 2:10-3:10 PM


Monday: April 17: 3:30-4:30 PM


Tuesday: April 18: 7:15-8:15 AM


Tuesday, April 18: 3:30-4:30 PM



Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award Presentation*

Sunday, April 16, 4:45-5:05 PM

The Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award celebrates the life and work of the late Judith J. Saklad. Dr. Saklad was Clinical Pharmacologist and Clinical Coordinator of Pharmaceutical Services at San Antonio State School and Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy and Pharmacology at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. This award is presented annually to a senior psychiatric pharmacy practitioner who has achieved a level of professional distinction and demonstrates a continuing dedication to the practice of psychiatric pharmacy. AAPP is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2023 Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award, Charles Caley, PharmD, BCPP. Dr. Caley will accept the award on Sunday, April 16, following an afternoon of programming.

AAPP Forum on Our Future & Poster Awards Presentation*

Sunday, April 16, 5:05-6:10 PM

Participate in discussions with the AAPP Board of Directors on issues critical to the profession and AAPP as an organization. The Board will update attendees on the highest priority issues and activities within the association while also providing the opportunity for participant questions and input. Following the Forum, the poster award winners will be announced!

Welcome/Outgoing President's Reception

Sunday, April 16, 6:15-7:15 PM

Join us for an evening of celebration to honor outgoing AAPP President Cindy Gutierrez! 

Online Poster Viewing*

Although there is no scheduled session for viewing online posters, in-person and virtual attendees may view all posted poster PDFs at their convenience. Authors will publish posters online closer to the event!

Poster Sessions

Monday, April 17, 5:45-7:15 PM, Grand Hall West: Students, Pharmacists, and other Health Care Professionals
Tuesday, April 18, 4:30-6:00 PM, Grand Hall WestResidents and Fellows

Two poster sessions round out the AAPP 2023 schedule on Monday and Tuesday evenings. During scheduled sessions, poster authors will be available at their posters to discuss the research and answer your questions. 

Veterans Affairs Forum

Monday, April 17, 7:15-8:15 AM, Learning Center
This VA Forum will provide an opportunity for VA pharmacists practicing in the area of psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy to collaborate and discuss issues pertinent to VA pharmacy practice. The session will consist of policy and program office updates from VA Central Office on topics pertinent to psychiatric and neurologic practice within the VA as well as open discussion on topics that the facilitators have solicited from VA pharmacists using the VA psychiatric pharmacist listserv.
Moderated by:
  • Jennifer Martin, PharmD, BCPP
  • Cindy Gutierrez, PharmD, MS, BCPP

Stay Connected!

While attending AAPP 2023 attendees can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi at the host hotel throughout the meeting spaces.