Press Registration Form


Join us at the 2017 APA Annual Meeting in San Diego May 20-24. You can interact with leaders in the fields of medicine, science and health policy, attend more than 450 innovative and interactive scientific sessions on mental health, and learn about the latest research and learning in the field. View our Preliminary Program Guide and download our Annual Meeting app to learn more about the 2017 Annual Meeting.
Press registration at the Annual Meeting is extended to working journalists on assignment, including photo journalists, videographers, producers, web-based media, writers of the general mental health and medical press and news staff from journals. Please complete this form to apply for press registration. Your information will be reviewed and your registration approved or denied based on your credentials. Contact the APA Office of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs (CCPA) for any questions at (703) 907-8640 or

Please carefully review our Press Guidelines for complete information on our policies for admitting credentialed press to the APA Annual Meeting. Once you have completed your registration, you will receive an email confirmation. This is a tentative receipt. The APA Office of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs will review all information and then send an official receipt that will allow you press access to the 2017 Annual Meeting.

Past acceptance of press credentials does not guarantee an official press registration in 2017. Please watch for the official receipt and approval. 

Credentials are available for public relations representatives for certain non-profit medical societies (limit two per organization). Email or call 703-907-8640 for more information and to obtain a public relations registration.

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