Resident-Fellow Members are invited to join the APA Presidential Task Force to Address Structural Racism Throughout Psychiatry for a discussion focusing on the Task Force’s creation, composition, charge, and approach, as well as future opportunities to get involved as the work continues. Members will discuss their roles within the Task Force and answer questions received from attendees.
Cheryl D. Wills, M.D., DFAPA Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Case Western; Director of Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatric Services, University Hospitals of Cleveland Services | Task Force Chair | Event Moderator
Frank A. Clark, M.D., F.P.A. Medical Director and Division Chief for Adult Inpatient & CL Services, PRISMA-Health | Chair of Town Hall Workgroup
Renée Binder, M.D. Professor and Director of Psychiatry and Law Program; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, UCSF | Chair of Scientific Program Committee Workgroup
Regina James, M.D. Chief, Division of Diversity & Health Equity; Deputy Medical Director, American Psychiatric Association
Charles C. Dike, FRCPsych, MBChB, M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale; Chief Medical Officer, Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction | Co-Chair of Fellows Workgroup
Sanya Virani, M.D., M.P.H. Addiction Psychiatry Fellow, Yale School of Medicine | Co-Chair of Fellows Workgroup
1. Have a better understanding of the efforts and achievements of the Task Force over the last several months.
2. Gain insight into the educational content that was chosen for the Town Hall events and the intended impact on APA, its members and the profession.
3. Learn about actions taken by APA components, including the Scientific Program Committee to address structural racism within APA’s educational programming content.
4. Learn more about the opportunity for RFMs to be involved going forward in particular projects designed to address structural racism.