On Demand Grand Rounds: Training Psychiatrists To Achieve Mental Health Equity
This presentation was originally reviewed on September 1, 2023, and broadcast live online on May 5, 2021, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET.
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The history of organized psychiatry in the United States includes racist practices in the areas of diagnosis, treatment, training and research. These practices contribute to inequities in mental health. Reform in psychiatric training may be effective at reducing such disparities; policy recommendations may increase the number of underrepresented minorities in health services; and training practices should address health inequity. Lifelong learning in psychiatry may also be leveraged to promote mental health equity.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
- Describe challenges in training psychiatrists to achieve mental health equity.
- Identify historical events that contributed to mental health inequities.
- Plan training practices that promote health equity.
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About This Speaker
Donna Sudak is Professor of Psychiatry and Vice Chair for Education at the Drexel University College of Medicine. She is a clinician-educator with a wealth of experience and multiple awards for her teaching. She has made a number of significant contributions to the literature in CBT education and has played a major role in developing suggested curricula and guidelines for resident competency in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Sudak has multiple publications regarding combining treatment with medication and CBT. Her most recent book, Teaching and Supervising Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, written with a group of noted experts in CBT education, provides multiple resources for educators.
In addition to her responsibilities at Drexel University College of Medicine, Dr. Sudak is the General Psychiatry Residency Program Director at Tower Health-Brandywine Hospital Psychiatry. She is the Past President of both The Academy of Cognitive Therapy and the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training, the former Editor of the PIPE examination, and serves on multiple national committees in the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
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Donna Sudak, MD, reports receiving book royalties from American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., Wolters Kluwer and John Wiley and Sons publishers for her authored works, during the past 12 months. She will not discuss any products or services in this presentation.
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Grand Rounds: Training Psychiatrists To Achieve Mental Health Equity
Donna M. Sudak, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Vice Chair for Education
Originally reviewed September 1, 2023.
Originally broadcast live May 5, 2021, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm EST
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