After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1. Discuss departmental accomplishments and programmatic innovations over the past year.

2.  Review the origins of the profession of psychiatry in US during colonial times in the context of racist ideology.

3.  Understand the influence of racism and white supremacist ideology on psychiatric practice during the 19th and 20th century

4.  Identify impact of historical racism on contemporary psychiatric practice



Barry Sarvet, MD
Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Professor and Chair of Psychiatry, UMMS-Baystate


Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the other members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
09/22/2020 - 8:00am to 9:30am EDT
MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 APA American Psychological Association
    Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 1.00 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 NBCC
    Baystate Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBC requirements. The ACEP solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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