Dr. Salman Akhtar, invited speaker, gave the Vamik Volkan MD lecture Friday night on “Generosity.” He spoke about normal and pathological states, the dynamic etioloty, and treatment approaches.
Jerome Blackman, MD, the outgoing President, passed the gavel to Keyhill Sheorn, MD the new president.
On Saturday, Norman Camp, MD presented clinical material which Dr. Akhtar discussed. This was followed by a spirited discussion of formulations and technique. Dr. Blackman then presented both Drs Akhtar and Camp the coveted Virginia Psychoanalytic Society mug.
Following the presentation on Saturday, there was quite a bit of informal discussion with Drs. Akhtar and Camp, and Janet Schiff presented Dr. Blackman with his plaque for a successful presidency over the past two years.
Finally, the remaining board members congregated for some final pictures.