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Dr. Ronald Wintrob’s Passing

Dr. Ronald Wintrob’s Passing

Dear Friends and Colleagues: It is with great sadness to inform you that Dr. Ronald Wintrob had passed away. Dr. Wintrob had been a seminal pioneer in cultural psychiatry and the founder of SSPC, serving as president for many years. We were all delighted that he...

Dr. Ronald Wintrob’s Passing

SSPC Champions Social Justice

In recognition of the urgent and critical need to address racism and its impact on health, the SSPC is endorsing and supporting the following statements: The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) statement on police brutality and racism in America and their...

Membership

SSPC depends on the minimal dues we charge to help keep the organization going. Annual meeting registration does not cover our office expenses, but without a secretary to process the paper work we could not have an organization. Please pay your membership if you have...

Membership

SSPC depends on the minimal dues we charge to help keep the organization going. Annual meeting registration does not cover our office expenses, but without a secretary to process the paper work we could not have an organization. Please pay your membersihip if you have...

Streamlining Communications

We want to keep in touch with you and want you to keep in touch with us. In order to do this more effectively, and make office operations function more efficiently, we have made the following changes to our email communications: The SSPCadmin mail box no longer...

Search for a Logo

The Society for Study of Psychiatry and Culture  (SSPC) has a new logo. It will be used on our website and for communication. You will also see it gracing our future newsletters.

Remembering Joe Yamamoto

Joe Yamamoto, M.D., Ph.D., a long standing member of SSPC died May 24 at age 85. Dr. Yamamoto taught psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma, University of Southern California, and University of California, Los Angeles—giving hundreds of academic presentations and...

Second World Congress of Cultural Psychiatry

by Ronald Wintrob, M.D. Chair, WPA-Transcultural Psychiatry Section I am writing this report while still experiencing the warm glow of the Umbrian sun and the numerous buoyant contacts with many colleagues and friends who participated in the 2nd World Congress of...