MEDIA ADVISORY: Media Encouraged to Attend Grand Opening of APA Headquarters

WHAT:

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) will host a grand opening of its new headquarters in Washington, D.C., featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony and remarks by leaders in mental health, business and government. APA's new headquarters are part of the District Wharf development, which opened in October 2017. The APA offices occupy three floors at 800 Maine Ave., SW, and include a rare books room, a member lounge for APA's more than 37,800 psychiatrists, and art installations highlighting the history of psychiatry in the United States.

WHO:

  • Muriel Bowser, Mayor, District of Columbia 
  • HyeSook Chung, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, District of Columbia
  • Anita Everett, M.D., APA President
  • Theresa M. Miskimen, M.D., Speaker of the APA Assembly
  • Saul Levin, M.D., M.P.A., CEO and Medical Director, APA
  • Monty Hoffman, Hoffman-Madison Waterfront

WHEN/WHERE:

Friday, March 16, 3:00-4:00 pm

800 Maine Ave., SW, Suite 900
Washington, D.C. 20024

MEDIA:

For media access, contact Erin Connors at econnors@psych.org or 202-609-7113.

American Psychiatric Association

The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the oldest medical association in the country. The APA is also the largest psychiatric association in the world with more than 37,800 physician members specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and research of mental illnesses. APA’s vision is to ensure access to quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. For more information please visit www.psychiatry.org.

Media Contacts

Glenn O'Neal, 202-459-9732
press@psych.org

Erin Connors, 202-609-7113
econnors@psych.org