APA members represent a diverse and culturally responsive community of psychiatrists that promote mental health equity through the provision of quality mental health care to all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religious orientation, and/or disability status.
Our Core Values
We value equity, inclusion, respect, mentorship, and collaboration.
- Develop programs and resources to bring awareness to and support the needs of evolving, diverse, underrepresented, and underserved patient populations.
- Implement strategies to enrich the diverse representation of psychiatrists within the APA.
- Collaborate across multiple medical and non-medical sectors to end disparities in mental health care.
Achieve Mental Health Equity Update: Summer 2023
Each quarter, APA highlights the expertise and accomplishments of its member leaders and presents upcoming activities and learning opportunities for diversity and health equity.