Global perspectives in psychiatry: education, inclusion and outreach

Dr Shubhangi Karmakar, Professor Subodh Dave, Professor Lisa Fore-Arcand, Professor Roy Abraham Kallivayalil

75 minutes


June 2022

Congress webinar


Emerging challenges to mental wellbeing highlighted by the global pandemic, threaten to overwhelm healthcare systems with complex mental illnesses, and challenges of appropriate staffing, culturally sensitive training and funding to respond to an increasingly troubling world. This raises some fundamental questions to our practice, as we move towards sustainable and personalised care: Can diversity among psychiatric doctors be learned, or must it be lived? Can we teach our trainees culturally competent psychiatric care, and how do we deliver it? How can psychiatry provide an accessible and inclusive sphere of care in an era of disinformation? Join this panel discussion to learn from global experts in undergraduate and postgraduate educational development, about how an accessible future of psychiatry as an education, clinical practice, and a publicly accountable discipline, is vital to recruiting and training the best doctors in mental health around the world.

Chair: Dr Shubhangi Karmakar, Trainee Editorial Editor, British Journal of Psychiatry, Academic Intern, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Reviewer, International Journal of Medical Ethics, Race and Ethnicity Advisory Group, NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, Journalist, Medical Independent, Sunday Business Post

Global perspectives in psychiatry: education, inclusion and outreach -Professor Subodh Dave, Dean, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Chairperson, Association of University Teachers of Psychiatry, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Global perspectives in psychiatry: education, inclusion and outreach -Professor Lisa Fore-Arcand, President of the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP, USA), Assistant Dean, Continuing Medical Education, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Global perspectives in psychiatry: education, inclusion and outreach -Professor Roy Abraham Kallivayalil, Professor and Head, Dept of Psychiatry, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Tiruvalla, Secretary General, World Psychiatric Association, Geneva (2014-2020), President, World Association of Social Psychiatry (2016-19), President, Indian Psychiatric Society (2012-13)


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