Mission Statement

The Washington Psychiatric Society, an organization of medical doctors, works to ensure access to humane care and effective treatment for people with mental illnesses. We are the voice and conscience of psychiatry in the National Capital Area, and advocates for an environment where quality psychiatric care is available for all who need it.

The Washington Psychiatric Society:

  • Promotes the highest quality of care for individuals with mental illnesses and their families
  • Promotes psychiatric education and research
  • Advances and represents the profession of psychiatry
  • Addresses the professional needs of its members

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