Misson, Core Values, & Goals

Mission Statement

The International Society of Psychiatric Genetics is a diverse global community committed to improving mental health by advancing and translating research in psychiatric genetics through collaboration, communication, and education

 


Core Values

INNOVATION Advances the tools, methods, approaches, and intellectual frameworks that drive discovery in and application of psychiatric genetics

COLLABORATION Establishes national and international partnerships across multi-disciplinary stakeholders committed to promoting psychiatric genetics at a global scale.

EDUCATION:  Provides multifaceted educational opportunities, mentoring, the collaborative exchange of research findings and best practices, and the distribution of evidence-based information.

REPRODUCIBILITY & RIGOR Encourages all science to be conducted at the highest standards to support and solidify the reputation of ISPG and its members in the field.

INTEGRITY
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Upholds the highest level of ethical standards of personal and professional conduct for its members in research, clinical applications, and public education.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSIVITY, & JUSTICE:  Welcomes and respects all and establishes an equitable scientific environment for all, irrespective of location, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, and intellectual perspectives.

GOAL 1
FOCUS:  MEMBERSHIP ENHANCEMENT & GROWTH
Achieve year-round member engagement through initiatives to enhance membership value and cultivate membership growth.

GOAL 2
FOCUS:  ADVANCE PSYCHIATRIC GENETICS THROUGH SUPPORTIVE COLLABORATION
Strengthen our role as the pre-eminent hub of psychiatric genetics with emphasis on innovation, reproducibility, and scientific rigor.

GOAL 3
FOCUS:  COMMUNICATION & KNOWLEDGE-SHARING
Strengthen our role as the authoritative voice of psychiatric genetics

GOAL 4
FOCUS:  DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Foster an inclusive, diverse, and global community focused on the advancement of psychiatric genetics