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Central PA Chapter


PRMS is a proud supporter of the 2017​ CME events for this chapter.

Upcoming Central Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society Events

All Central Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society (CPPS) members are invited and welcome to attend the events listed below. Please register through the "online registration" links provided, or call 1-800-422-2900 or 717-558-7750 with any questions.​​​


December 2017

Holiday Social
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Colonial Golf & Tennis Club

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Past Meetings:

2017 CPPS Residents' Night 

Our annual Residents' Night was held on Thursday, August 24th at Tröegs Brewery in Hershey, PA. Over 15 CPPS members attended the event. It was an opportunity for residents to meet with practicing Psychiatrists from central PA in a relaxed, social setting. 


PaPS President-Elect, Ahmad Hameed MD,​DFAPA (1st on left) is pictured with local residents and CPPS members at Residents' Night.

Central Psychiatric Society Benefits of Membership

For more information on becoming a member of the Central Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society, please send an email to​. Psychiatric Society members practicing in central Pennsylvania have dues-free access to the additional benefits of its Central chapter, including. . .

  • Two​​ CME dinner meetings throughout the year, for members and their spouses or guests.
  • One social event per year, for members and their spouses or guests.
  • Opportunities to become informed and involved in issues affecting psychiatric practice on a local level.
  • Psychiatric resident outreach programs, including attendance at all dinner meetings free-of-charge to residents and their spouses or guests.
  • Representation of local issues through its representatives to the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society's governing Council.

Central Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society

Executive Committee and Officers

Usman Hameed, MD

Kawish Garg, MD

Mustafa Kaleem, MD

Immediate Past President
Aditya Joshi, MD

Delegate to PaPS Council
Douglas A. Ockrymiek, DO, DFAPA

Resident Representative to Council
Raman Sandhu, MD

Shiv S. Aggarwal, MD
Kathleen C. Dougherty, MD
M. Ahmad Hameed, MD