About

The Brooklyn Psychiatric Society, the Kings County District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association, is a medical specialty society comprised of over 300 members either living or working in Brooklyn. The Society advocates for its members and its members’ patients and their families by:

  • Promoting the highest care for individuals with mental disorders (including mental retardation and substance-related disorders) and their families.
  • Promoting psychiatric education and research.
  • Advancing and representing the profession of psychiatry in Brooklyn, and
  • Serving the professional needs of its members.