Khurshid A. Khurshid, MD has been elected 2017-18 Chair of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Caucus on Global Mental Health and Psychiatry.
The APA Caucus on Global Mental Health and Psychiatry focuses on global mental health education, research, and advocacy for improved mental health care for all through collaboration among health and mental health professionals. The Caucus also plays a vital role in addressing the issue of stigma against mental health patients and professionals. The Caucus reports to the APA Council on International Psychiatry.
Dr. Khurshid’s role as chair will include facilitating discussions and connections at caucus meetings, motivating members to work together on national and international programs and abstracts for scientific journal, and reporting caucus activities to the APA Council on International Psychiatry.