About the Meeting


In 2019, APA celebrates the 175th anniversary of its founding in 1844.

To commemorate this anniversary, APA and American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) are hosting special programming at the 2019 Annual Meeting.

Unique sessions and events will include:

  • Historical Scientific Program Track
  • 175th Anniversary Special Edition of MindGames
  • 175th Anniversary Gala at San Francisco's City Hall
  • And much more to come...

Psychiatric News will publish articles on milestones in the history of psychiatry throughout 2019. Follow those articles and this page for 175th Anniversary programming as it develops.