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Information on Host City and Meeting Highlights
Sessions on Cultural Diversity Issues
Psychiatric News
Volume 39 Number 4 page 80-80

These are among the many sessions planned for APA’s 2004 annual meeting in which patients’ cultural, ethnic, and sexual backgrounds will be discussed in terms of their implications for treatment. More information about these and other events of interest to minority psychiatrists is available by contacting Alison Bondurant at by phone (703) 907-8639 or by e-mail at abondurant@psych.org.

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9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.  Component workshop: "Facilitating Research on Minority Populations by Minority Researchers" Assembly Committee of Representatives of Minority and Underrepresented Groups

9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.  Component workshop: "Bridging Across Culture and Generations: An Asian-American Perspective" Committee of Asian-American Psychiatrists

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11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Component workshop: "Looking Back, Looking Forward: Pathways for Blacks in Psychiatry" Committee of Black Psychiatrists

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9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.   Component workshop: "Reducing Disparities in Access to Psychiatric Care: APA Perspectives" Steering Committee to Reduce Disparities in Access to Psychiatric Care

  Component workshop: "Terrorism in America: Distant Victims and the Role of the IMG Psychiatrist"

  Committee on International Medical Graduates

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Component workshop: "Response to Bolivar Award Lecture on Latino Youth in the U.S.: Developmental and Mental Health Challenges" Committee of Hispanic Psychiatrists

In other related sessions during the week of the annual meeting, the 2004 Solomon Carter Fuller Award will be given to Phyllis Harrison-Ross, M.D., for her pioneering role in significantly benefiting the quality of life for black people (Monday, May 3, 2 p.m.). Elizabeth Bowman, M.D., will be honored for her outstanding contributions to the field of psychiatry and religion as the recipient of the 2004 Oskar Pfister Award (Tuesday, May 4, 11 a.m.). Andres Pumariega, M.D., will be awarded the 2004 Simon Bolivar Award for his contributions in sensitizing the APA membership to the problems and goals of Hispanics (Wednesday, May 5, 9 a.m.).

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