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Champions of Social Justice: Psychiatry in Marginalized Communities (Docuseries Project of SCPS Psychiatrists Working in Marginalized Communities)

Saturday, May 20th, 2023
Room 214, Moscone Center (2nd Level)
8:00 A.M. – 9:30 A.M.

featuring presenters:
Ijeoma Ijeaku, MD (Chair)
Manal Khan, MD
Ruqayyah Malik, MD
Amy Woods, MD


  • Identify the role of social and environmental factors in the disruption of mental health and development of psychiatric disorders
  • Identify specific factors, which compromise the mental health of individuals within marginalized communities
  • Explore the issues related to intersectionality between various psychosocial factors/constructs and psychiatric disorders with emphasis on practical ways to address such issues
  • Educate providers at various career levels through the power of media about the importance of incorporating clinical, advocacy and research themes gleaned from those who serve marginalized communities