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We are

Black Psychiatrists of America, Inc.

Our goal is to influence and change the field of psychiatry
for the betterment of Black Americans and the diaspora.

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Why join us?

The Black Psychiatrists of America (BPA) was created in 1969. The struggles, social conditions of Black Americans, professional experiences, and the barriers faced by Black psychiatrists provided the thrust for its creation. Today, we serve as expert clinicians, supporters, and educators for mental health. Join us to network with other psychiatrists across the diaspora. We work together to eliminate racial, ethnic, religious, and gender bias and discrimination as well as prejudicial practices. We must go back to our roots in order to move forward and fight stigma. The BPA embraces all of this and more.

As time evolves,
​we need your active participation in our association as we continue
to learn from the past, speak for the present, and prepare for the future.

Michael Ingram, MD
Former BPA President

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