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Indo-American Psychiatric Association   
Member in Training

Duties* of Member-in-Training

Term** = 2 years.

1)      Serve as a representative for psychiatry residents and fellows of Indian origin

2)      Work with the members of the executive committee (EC) to get a better understanding of the needs of  psychiatry residents/fellows of Indian origin & facilitate meeting their needs

3)       Maximize recruitment of psychiatry residents/fellows  of Indian origin to the IAPA

4)      Be available to the IAPA president to discuss issues and assist him/her on any urgent matter.

5)      Be available to the  Executive Committee (EC) to discuss and work out urgent  issues related to IAPA

6)      Responsible for answering  emails/telephone calls related to IAPA

7)      Attend the annual  IAPA meetings

Work with EC in organizing the annual conference & on the conference day be available to help out  with registration,  ushering attendees, seating/food arrangements and anything else that may come up.

8)      Attend monthly telephone meetings.

9)      Attend face to face meetings when invited by president or president-elect

10)  May need to step-in and take over some of the duties of  other EC members if they are unable to perform

 

* We have purposely kept many of the duties broad as we want the officer bearer to be creative & think outside the box!

These duties are also subject to change based on change in goals & needs of the IAPA.

** Can extend beyond 2 years if the EC approves & the member is willing.




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