APA Caucuses

An APA Caucus is defined as a group of self-selected special interest psychiatrists members.The purpose of a APA caucuses is to promote communication and networking among psychiatrists/members of the association who share a special interest; and to provide a voice to association members who share a common interest so that they may bring to the association’s attention important or emerging issues that will affect patient care and the practice of psychiatry within that special interest area.

  • Caucus of Psychiatrists Treating Persons with Eating Disorders
    • For more information on the caucuses above, please contact Rosa Bracey at rbracey@psych.org
  • Caucus of State Hospital Psychiatrists
    • For more information on the caucuses above, please contact Rosa Bracey at rbracey@psych.org
  • Caucus of VA Psychiatrists
    • For more information on the caucuses above, please contact Rosa Bracey at rbracey@psych.org
  • Caucus of Psychiatrists Treating Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
    • For more information on the caucuses above, please contact Rosa Bracey at rbracey@psych.org
  • Caucus on Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry
    • For more information on the caucuses above, please contact Rosa Bracey at rbracey@psych.org
  • Caucus of Rural Psychiatrists
    • For more information on the caucuses above, please contact Rosa Bracey at rbracey@psych.org
  • Caucus of Correctional Psychiatrists
    • For more information on the caucuses above, please contact Rosa Bracey at rbracey@psych.org
  • College Mental Health Caucus
  • Caucus of Early Career Psychiatrists
  • Caucus on Maintenance of Certification
  • Caucus on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Caucus on Global Mental Health and Psychiatry
  • Caucus on Psychotherapy

How to Join an APA Caucus

Log into your account then go to "Member Profile," question 3Fb and select the appropriate caucus(es).


Minority and Underrepresented Group Caucuses

Voting APA members who identify with one or more of APA's recognized minority and underrepresented (MUR) groups can join these caucuses.  Each caucus elects two representatives to the APA Assembly. (More information on Minority Caucuses.)

  • Caucus of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Psychiatrists
  • Caucus of Asian-American Psychiatrists
  • Caucus of Black Psychiatrists
  • Caucus of Hispanic Psychiatrists
  • Caucus of International Medical Graduates
  • Caucus of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Psychiatrists
  • Caucus of Women Psychiatrists

For more information please contact Alison Bondurant at abondurant@psych.org

How to Join a MUR Caucus

Log into your account then go to "Member Profile," question 3Fa and select the appropriate caucus(es).