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Explore Sessions on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

As social justice issues rightly take their place at the forefront of the national conversation, this year’s scientific program is dedicated to addressing the concept of equity in all its forms–from disparities in health care delivery, to improving outcomes in underserved communities, to flaws in our nation’s mental health care system that exacerbate these issues.

Be sure to tune into the following sessions to gain a stronger perspective on this topic.

Structural Racism in Psychiatry: The Past Is Driving the Present
  • Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
John Fryer, M.D. American Civil Rights Icon: How the APA Bent the Arc of Justice
  • Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Advocacy for Health Equity in Diverse Populations
  • Sunday, May 2, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
Latinx 2021: Solving the Dilemma
  • Sunday, May 2, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
The Self-Assessment for Modification of Anti-Racism Tool (SMART): Addressing Structural Racism in Community Mental Health
  • Sunday, May 2, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Asian American Mental Health and Racism During and Post COVID-19
  • Sunday, May 2, 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST
The Psychology of Racism and Nonviolence
  • Monday, May 3, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
Structural Racism and Psychiatric Training: Barriers to Equity and Ongoing Interventions
  • Monday, May 3, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
Using Motivational Interviewing to Improve Medical and Behavioral Health Outcomes in Under Served Communities
  • Monday, May 3, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Saving Which Asians? One or Many at a Time: Clinically, Legally, Through Media and Live Theatre
  • Monday, May 3, 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST

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2021 Meeting Theme

Learn more about this year's theme, Finding Equity Through Advances in Mind & Brain in Unsettled Times

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