Annual Meeting

53rd Annual Meeting: December 7-11, 2014

The 2014 meeting closed with well over 1700 members and guests in attendance at the beautiful JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge resort. We look foward to seeing you this year in Hollywood.

Annual Meeting e-Poster Gallery
Annual Meeting Abstracts

Annual Meeting FAQs

How do I invite a guest?  The quickest and most efficient way to invite a guest to the Annual Meeting is to send an email to the ACNP Executive Office with the name and email address of your guest. The Annual Meeting registration materials will then be forwarded to your guest.

Annual Meeting General Information

The ACNP Annual Meeting is open only to members and their invited guests.

The Annual Meeting is one of the world's leading forums for the exchange of cutting
edge scientific information about the brain, behavior, and psycotropic drugs.

The Annual Meeting provides an opportunity to:

  • Attend an outstanding scientific program in clinical and basic research on brain behavior-drug interactions
  • Learn about the most recent and often unpublished advances in psychopharmacology
  • Meet and interact with internationally distinguished researchers and scientists
  • Earn CME Credit - The 2014 ACNP Annual Meeting is jointly sponsored by the Vanderbilt School of Medicine and the ACNP and is designated for a maximum of 35.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Attendees requesting CME credit must first complete the Annual Meeting Evaluation.   A link to the meeting evaluation and CME request will be available onsite throughout the meeting in the ACNP Computer Center and also on the ACNP website.

If you would like to host a small meeting during the an ACNP annual meeting,you must request approaval by completing an Event Request Form and submitting to the Executive Office for approval.  Updated information for the 54th Annual Meeting will be available when regsitration opens in June 2015.



2014 Travel Awards

ACNP annually selects distinguished young scientists in the field of neuropsychopharmacology to be a part of our Travel Award program. These awards offer an opportunity to attend an outstanding scientific program in clinical and basic research on brain-behavior-drug interactions; become aware of the most recent, and often unpublished, advances in psychopharmacology; and meet and interact with internationally distinguished researchers and scientists. Click here to read more.

Research Discussions

This forum enables discussion of articles that have appeared in Neuropsychopharmacology. It is intended to stimulate scholarly interactions among researchers, and to help educate members of the public who are interested in psychiatric illness.

Employment Opportunities

Find fellowship and employment opportunities here.  Please send all new postings to

Educational Presentations

View Educational Presentations from our annual meetings and educational resources for members and non-members.