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Minority and Underrepresented (M/UR) Caucuses

Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Involved

Workforce Development Focus

Workforce Issues Addressed


American Psychiatric Association (APA)

Physician group: Psychiatrists

Healthcare workforce retention

Expanding career and/or professional development opportunities of current healthcare professionals


Members of the American Psychiatry Association can join Minority and Underrepresented (M/UR) caucuses for the following groups: American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian, Asian-American, Black, Hispanic, International Medical Graduates, LGBTQ and Women. The Minority and Underrepresented caucuses allow member psychiatrists to participate in networking opportunities, advocate for minority mental health issues, advance treatment of minority populations and represent their group in the association's governance. The goals of the M/UR caucuses are to engage and support psychiatrists from minority backgrounds.

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