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)
SAVE THE DATE
2015 WSPA UW Series
Saturday, October 10th
A Psychiatric Malpractice
Aug. 8th - Seattle, WA
Are You Ready to Take the Next Step in Your Career?
Being a Fellow of the APA is an honorary designation to recognize members who have demonstrated allegiance to their profession and commitment to the ongoing work of the APA and their District Branch/State Association. Members who pursue Fellow status see it as a way to enhance their professional credentials. Members who apply and are approved this year for Fellow status will be invited to participate in the Convocation of Fellows and Distinguished Fellows during the 2016 APA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA. The deadline for submitting a Fellowship application is September 1, 2015. Visit www.psychiatry.org for more information