The Washington State Psychiatric Association is a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, the largest Psychiatric organization in the world. WSPA is a professional, non-profit corporation serving more than 500 psychiatrists in the state of Washington. WSPA advocates on behalf of members and their patients, provides quality continuing medical education programs, and educates the public on mental health issues.
The Mission of the WSPATo promote public understanding of psychiatry through public education, and advocacy for patients and their interests.
To provide a professional group identity among all psychiatrists in Washington State by promoting peer support and collegiality.
To promote professionalism in the practice of psychiatry by providing continuing professional education, reviewing members' professional qualifications, and reviewing ethical concerns.
Benefits of MembershipAdvocacy
The Latest Research and Clinical Studies
Resources for You and Your Practice
Networking and Professional Development
Lifelong Learning and Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Suicide Care Training
Daniel Gillison Named New Executive Director of the APA Foundation
The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) announced today that Daniel Gillison will assume the role of Executive Director beginning Monday, June 27.
APA Mental Health Services Conference
Join the American Psychiatric Association on October 6-9 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.
Free APA Webinar about MACRA
On Wednesday, June 29 the APA will be hosting a live, free event that will provide psychiatrists with a basic understanding of the key features of MACRA and how they may impact their practices.