Working Group on Medical Students

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The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) WPA Working Group (WG) on Medical Students has been tasked with the following:

  1. To identify various areas of promoting psychiatry as a career among medical students and develop recommendations for WPA’s involvement in research, education and service development relevant to medical students.

  2. To identify organizations, centres and individuals interested and willing to participate in and promote WPA’s action plan in promoting psychiatry among medical students.

  3. To liaise with other WPA Action Plan Working Groups with a view to ensure that the action plan regarding medical students is considered in the work of this group.

  4. To support medical students around the world.

Members

Working Group Leadership Team
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Chair - Professor Dr Nazish Imran

MBBS, FRCPsych (London), MRCPsych (London), MHPE

Professor, Department of Child and Family Psychiatry, King Edward Medical University/Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan

Read Professor Dr Nazish Imran's biography here.

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Professor Bernardo Ng

MD, DFAPA

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego

Read Professor Bernardo Ng's biography here.

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Dr. Khalid Bazaid

Director, Undergraduate Education Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Outpatient Youth Psychiatry Program, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa

Read Dr Khalid Bazaid's biography here.

Professor Mohan Isaac

Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, University of Western Australia Medical School

Consultant Psychiatrist, Fremantle Hospital, Perth, Australia

Read Professor Mohan Issac's biography here.

Professor P.K. Dalal

Former Head of the Department of Psychiatry,

King George’s Medical University and

Consultant Psychiatrist, Gandhi Memorial and Associated Hospitals, Lucknow, India

Read Professor P.K. Dalal's biography here.

Professor Howard Liu

Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Read Professor Howard Liu's biography here.

Professor Muhammad Waqar Azeem

MD, DFAACAP, DFAPA

Chair and Professor, Department of Psychiatry Sidra Medicine/Weill Cornell Medical College

Read Professor Muhammad Waqar Azeem's biography here.

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