The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) WPA Working Group (WG) on Medical Students has been tasked with the following:
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.
To identify organizations, centres and individuals interested and willing to participate in and promote WPA’s action plan in promoting psychiatry among medical students.
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.
To support medical students around the world.