Resources for Female, Family-Oriented and/or Gender-Sensitive Male Psychiatrists
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
The American Psychological Association's Women's Programs has information for female psychiatrists, including opportunities to join a list serve, awards for women, and links to other organizations promoting concerns important to female scientists and psychiatrists.
American Medical Association Women Physician's Congress
Part of the American Medical Association (AMA), the Women Physician's Congress works to address issues important to women physicians and female patients on an ongoing basis. Information regarding AMA policies related to women's health, issues of work-life balance, and other related topics is available.
American Psychological Association's Women's Programs
The American Psychological Associations's Women's Programs promote the well-being of women in the psychology field as well as the well-being of psychology patients. Programs include a leadership institute for women in psychology, a committee for women in psychology, reports on topics pertinent to gender issues, and other useful information.
American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)
The American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) works to promote the concerns of women in medicine and to improve the health status of women. AMWA has a number of publications and award opportunities available to female physicians.
Association of Women Psychiatrists of the APA
The Association of Women Psychiatrists (AWP) is comprised of approximately 2500 female psychiatrists. It was founded with the intention of providing a forum for mentorship, leadership, and opportunities for female psychiatrists, as well as addressing issues important to female patients.