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Enjoy San Diego's sunset at our Annual Benefit in May 

Imagine yourself sipping fine wines, tasting culinary delights and warm desserts, while listening to live music on the heated patio, or striking up conversation by the candlelit cocktail bars, and looking out onto the San Diego Bay. Join us for our Annual Benefit at the San Diego Wine and Culinary Event Center, Saturday, May 20th from 7:00-10:00pm during the APA Annual Meeting. All proceeds benefit the APA Foundation’s public education programs, innovative research, annual awards, and contribute to the advancement of psychiatry through fellowships.  We hope to see you in San Diego!

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