LaShondra Washington, M.D., DFAPA, joined Magellan Healthcare in 2015 and currently serves as a Senior Medical Director. She is a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. Prior to her time at Magellan, she served as a psychiatrist in the inpatient, private practice and community settings. Dr. Washington is a cum laude graduate of Clemson University and received her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia. She completed her internship/residency in psychiatry at Tulane University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and completed her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center/Sheppard Pratt Hospital in Baltimore. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association (district branch of the American Psychiatric Association) and recently completed her term as Assistant Secretary of the Atlanta Medical Association. Dr. Washington was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association in 2018.