Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

Voting Representation

By being a member, you will have a voice in electing our Executive Committee and in establishing in shaping national mental health policy affecting the welfare of your patient populations and advocacy for health care parity.


The BPA offers discounts for our conferences, continuing medical education opportunities, as well as hotels, office supplies, and much more.

Public Relations

BPA is frequently sought by various local, state, national, and international news media outlets for opinions on varying mental health issues relative to cultural competency and its impact on service delivery and advocacy for our population groups.

BPA Newsletter

The BPA Newsletter will be available online free of charge to all members of the BPA. Members are encouraged to write and submit articles to the Newsletter, which enhances their marketability as well as helps them establish their publishing careers.

Black Psychiatry Directory

Our Black Psychiatry Directory assists in the identification of Black mental health providers who service African-American and other underserved and underrepresented groups in your area. It is updated regularly, providing a psychiatry referral base as well as opportunities for professional networking.

BPA Listserv

As a member, you will be added automatically to our growing Listserv as soon as we process your registration. Enjoy real-time fellowship with your psychiatry peers, students, and other professionals in our industry.

STATMed Learning

STATMed Learning is pleased to partner with Black Psychiatrists of America to offer a 15% discount for BPA members. To claim your discount, simply click the button for details and complete the contact form.