A full CIRCLE: inclusion of autistic doctors in the Royal College Of Psychiatrists' values and Equality Action Plan

Sue McCowan (Lead / Corresponding author), Sebastian C. K. Shaw, Mary Doherty, Bernadette Grosjean, Paula Blank, Malcolm Kinnear

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    Autistic psychiatrists bring strengths and values to the workforce and ask to be acknowledged and supported as part of the Royal College of Psychiatrists' CIRCLE values and Equality Action Plan. Courage and collaboration are required to jointly learn and innovate, promoting well-being, resilience and excellence for autistic doctors.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)371-373
    Number of pages3
    JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
    Issue number1
    Early online date14 Feb 2022
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2022


    • Education and training
    • autistic spectrum disorders
    • developmental disorders
    • human rights
    • stigma and discrimination

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Psychiatry and Mental health

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