Founded in 1949, the Washington Psychiatric Society (WPS), a 501(c)(6) non-profit association is a professional, non-profit medical specialty organization with 900 psychiatrists. WPS advocates on behalf of members and their patients, provides quality continuing medical education programs, and educates the public on mental health issues.

WPS covers the National Capital Area with regional chapters representing the District of Columbia, Suburban Maryland (Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties) and Northern Virginia (the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and Falls Church and Arlington and Fairfax Counties), and is a District Branch of the internationally recognized American Psychiatric Association (APA).


Browse the WPS November Newsletter!


Our Magazine:  Capital Psychiatry
Fall 2021 Issue



Meet Our 2021-2022 Board Members


Steven Israel, MD, LFAPA


Marilou Tablang-Jimenez, MD, DFAPA

Past President

Farooq Mohyuddin, MD, FAPA


Enrico Suardi, MD, Msc, MA, FAPA


Walter Bland, MD LFAPA

Full Board List

Sponsored Content

PRMS Anniversary Reflections Blog
In recognition of PRMS' 35th Anniversary this November, Tonya Davies, PRMS Chief Operating Officer, and the PRMS management team reflect on their time with the company in this blog article.

"Refer a Colleague" 35th Referral Contest
PRMS is continuing an exciting contest for the 35th Refer a Colleague referrer from November to the end of the year. The individual, group, or organization to provide the 35th referral will earn a special $350 donation to their chosen behavioral health organization. Please find a complete list of qualifying organizations here.

Read the latest "Case of the Quarter".

Learn about a model for expanding children's access to mental health care in this blog post

Upcoming WPS Events

2021 Annual Meeting

1  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 

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Register Today!


CLM:  Healing the Healers


Featuring presentations by:
Eliot Sorel, MD, CLM Founder
Mani Yavi, MD, Co-Chair CLM Committee

View the flier HERE.

Register for free



Critical Conversation on January 19th

More details will be shared as they become available.