Early Career Group

The establishment of this Early Career Group aims to boost professional/educational growth and collaboration among young IACAPAP members, with the following objectives:

  • Providing a scientific and academic backbone for young IACAPAP members
  • Providing a common platform to collaborate on clinical and research interests
  • Actively engaging and attracting young colleagues the world over to a hub where they can learn, exchange ideas and explore scientific frontiers with their peers
  • Providing a solid academic platform that can benefit from the mentorship of a global pool of teachers and experts
  • Seeking to create competitive opportunities for research fellowships and/or mentorship for young IACAPAP members for professional development and cross-cultural learning and experiences

Aims to complement existing IACAPAP activities and initiative, and provide a largely network that would allow early career and trainee child and adolescent psychiatrist and allied professionals to network on a continuous basis, share ideas and experience and built a foundation for stronger professional networks of international cooperation into the future.

Key criteria of becoming a member of Early Career Group (ECG)

  • Any trainee of child and adolescent psychiatry, general psychiatry or allied profession;
  • A child and adolescent psychiatrist, general psychiatrist or allied profession within seven (07) years of qualification;
  • Undergraduate student of child and adolescent psychiatry or allied profession;
  • They must fulfil membership criteria (being devoted to our aims etc.).


Early Career Group Coordinator (2022 - 2024)

The newly appointed Early Career Group Coordinator is:

  • Dicle Buyuktaskin Tuncturk (Turkey)
  • Dina Mahmood (Australia)