DEI Resources from Other Professional Organizations

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DEI Resources from Other Professional Organizations

A number of professional organizations have created content relevant to DEI. Some of the most useful are listed here.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

An excellent collection of resources is provided at: AACAP Racism Reource Library

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

The AAMC has offered a variety of approaches to DEI in educational settings on their websection: Advancing DEI

This organization hosts a vast, indispensable curated collection of DEI resourcesMedEdPORTAL is effectively an open-access journal of teaching and learning resources in the health professions published by the Association of American Medical Colleges and in partnership with the American Dental Education Association: MedEdPORTAL

We particularly note:

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

The APA curates many interesting resource collections on their Diversity webpages.

See particularly the Diversity Education section.

The APA also has prepared a significant curriculum on structural racism and related issues:

The Winter issue of the APA journal Focus in 2020 contains multiple useful articles regarding DEI in psychiatry. We particularly note:

American Medical Association

The organization provides a number of interesting resources, accessible from their Health Equity webpage. We particularly note:

  • A guide to language and equity
  • An updating bibliography on Healthcare Disparity
  • An updating bibliography on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the healthcare system

American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT)

A useful compilation of link is maintained on their websection: Anti-racism and Diversity

ERASE is a method for responding to abusive comments towards providers that educators may find useful. Please see link and link.

Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP)

ADMSEP hosts a remarkable collection of DEI resources in a 58-page document prepared by Francis Lu, MD, DLFAPA, Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry, Emeritus, UC Davis, and Robert C. Like, MD, MS, Emeritus Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The topics covered are:

  1. Professional Organization Websites
  2. Websites of Foundations, Universities and Higher Education, and Other Organizations
  3. Federal Government Websites
  4. Online Training Resources including Curricula
  5. Journals and Online Peer-Reviewed Resources on DEIA
  6. Examples of Websites of University Departments of Psychiatry on DEIA
  7. Curated book and film lists on cultural psychiatry and related topics

You can access the document here.