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
Caucus of State Hospital Psychiatrists
Caucus of VA Psychiatrists
Caucus of Psychiatrists Treating Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
Caucus on Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry
Caucus of Rural Psychiatrists
Caucus of Correctional Psychiatrists
                For more information on the caucuses above, please contact Rosa Bracey at rbracey@psych.org
College Mental Health Caucus 
                For more information please contact Alison Bondurant at abondurant@psych.org
Caucus of Early Career Psychiatrists 
                For more information please contact Urysha Moseley at umoseley@psych.org
Caucus on Maintenance of Certification                                 
                For more information please contact Miriam Epstein at
mepstein@psych.org
Caucus on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
                For more information please contact Ricardo A. Juarez at rjuarez@psych.org
Caucus on Global Mental Health and Psychiatry
                For more information please contact Ricardo A. Juarez at rjuarez@psych.org

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 an MUR Caucus

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