Psychiatric Medical Association of New Mexico


The Psychiatric Medical Association of New Mexico (PMANM) is the New Mexico professional association for nearly 200 psychiatric physicians. PMANM is affiliated with the American Psychiatric Association (APA) with more than 38,500 members world wide.

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PMANM President

Caitlin Armijo, M.D., completed her undergraduate degrees at University of New Mexico and completed her medical school education at the UNM School of Medicine (SOM). She completed her psychiatric residency at UNM SOM and is now a board-certified outpatient psychiatrist and assistant professor.


From APA

Rachel Johnston, Regional Director/ State Government Relations from the APA, provided us with the following headlines from Psychiatric News and an Advocacy update.

Rejoyn: First App Cleared by FDA for Depression; Cost, Efficacy Unclear
Linda M. Richmond
A new smartphone app promises to help treat people who don’t fully respond to their antidepressant. Whether insurance will cover it and whether apps that go through the FDA clearance process will ultimately reach patients remains unclear.

Calls to Poison Centers Involving Psilocybin Rising in Youth
Terri D’Arrigo
Decriminalization, legalization of psilocybin likely play roles in both increased exposure and poisoning.

Advocacy Update:

The second Advocacy Update Webinar is scheduled for 7/30 at noon.  Join the Division of Advocacy, Policy, and Practice Advancement on July 30th from12:00-12:45 pm ET to hear the latest updates on APA’s federal, state, and regulatory advocacy.  Learn what is happening in Washington, D.C. and the states and how you can fuel our advocacy efforts to create impactful change for our profession and patients. Click here to register.


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Minimizing Risk When Treating Depressed and Suicidal Patients

July 9th 6PM-7PM MDT

OPPA is inviting PMANM members to attend this webinar sponsored by APA, Inc. Contact Christine
Cotter, psychiatricnm@pmanm.org, for more information.



PMANM 2024 Fall Conference


Saturday, October 26, 20204 8AM-12PM

  • Embassy Suites, 1000 Woodward Pl NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Free for members, $50 for non-members
  • Breakfast included

Details and Registration Coming Soon


PMANM members receive the clinical updates needed to stay informed, the programs and patient care resources needed to deliver optimal care, and access to meetings, virtual events, and networking opportunities that helps to empower career advancement.

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