Register Today for the 2020 SUSP Tri-Service Conference In Philadelphia
"A System in Transition"


All scheduled SUSP events will be held at the The Union League of Philadelphia,Fri, 24 April 2020

Hotel information:
The Union League of Philadelphia
140 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Main desk: 215-563-6500
Reservations: 215-587-5570

The Union League is a beautiful facility occupying a city block in the heart of downtown Philadelphia. It is a 15-minute, 0.7 mile walk to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It was founded in 1862 as a patriotic society to support the Union and the policies of President Abraham Lincoln. The League has hosted US presidents, heads of state, industrialists, entertainers and dignitaries from around the globe, and has proudly supported the American military in each conflict since the Civil War. It has been chosen as the location for this year's APA Foundation 2020 Annual Benefit Gala.

Dress code:

Rooms are reserved from April 23rd through 29th, 2020. The rate is $192 for a standard room. The rate includes complimentary breakfast for (2) guests per room, use of the fitness center and complimentary internet. Please call the front desk to make your reservation. The front desk is open 24/7 and can be reached at 215-587-5570. Be sure to mention "Society of Uniformed Services Psychiatrists Room Block" to get the discount.  Room block is available until March 23, 2020. No deposit is required and guests can cancel until 48 hours prior to the date of arrival.

General Schedule

Friday, 24 April 2020,

0800 – 1730, Tri-Service Psychiatric Conference
1830 – 1930, SUSP Business Meeting
1930 – 2130, SUSP Reception

Conference Fee

The low cost of $40 covers all the events listed below.  >> Click here to register today! <<

Detailed Conference Agenda
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Opening Remarks

Dr. Rachel Sullivan


Keynote: Why Make Military Physicians?

Dr. Arthur Kellermann


Coffee Break/Networking



Panel: Military Physician Competencies in Large Scale Combat Operations: Deployment Challenges & Lessons Learned from Global War on Terrorism


Dr. Dennis Sarmiento

with multi-service panel members


Panel: Professional Development and Your Career: Stay In or Get Out? 


Moderated by Dr. Rohul Amin

with multi-service panel members


Lunch Buffet, Hotel Catering



DHA Update

Dr. Christopher Ivany


Trends in Psychiatric Services

Dr. Dennis White


Snack Break/Networking



Consultant Updates



Closing Remarks

Dr. Rohul Amin


SUSP Member-Only Events

1830 – 1930     SUSP Yearly Business Meeting
1930 – 2030     SUSP Yearly Reception