Future Meetings

2024 Annual Meeting: New York City, NY

Overcoming Disparities in Mental Health: Socio-Structural, Cultural, and Biological Mechanisms

 

Key Topics: ​
Definition, prevalence, and types of disparities
Causes/Mechanisms
– Socio-structural: e.g., structural racism, institutionalized sexism
– Cultural: e.g., implicit bias, stigma, idioms of distress/resilience
– Biological: embodiment: e.g., allostatic load, epigenetics, inflammation
Toward an Integrated Ecosocial Approach
Future Directions

Roberto Lewis-Fernandez, MD
Columbia/NYS Psychiatric Institute
New York, NY