The Society of Uniformed Services Psychiatrists (SUSP) is a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Membership is limited to active duty, activated guard/reservist, or retired military psychiatrists in the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Public Health Service who also meet eligibility criteria for APA membership.

Board Members

Rachel Sullivan, MD President
Rohul Amin, MD
Vice President
Eric Meyer, MD
Immediate Previous President
Sherrel Lam, MD Treasurer
Adam Hunzaker, MD
Steve Pflanz, MD Ethics
Curt West, MD Assembly Representative
Heather Hauck, MD

Assembly Representative

Committee Chairs

Shannon Ford, MD
Chair, CME/Conference Committee
Connie Thomas, MD
Chair, Membership Committee
Sean Wilkes, MD
Chair, Elections Committee

Previous SUSP Presidents


2018-2019  - Eric Meyer
2017-2018 - Vin Capaldi
2016-2017 - Gary Wynn
2015-2016 - Steven Pflanz
2014-2015 - Dan Balog
2013-2014 - Wendi Waits
2012-2013 - Kevin Moore
2007-2009 - David Benedek
2000-2002 - David Benedek


SUSP Officer Job Descriptions

SUSP is a private organization; the views expressed do not represent those of the U.S. government or the Department of Defense.