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Assembly Profile of Courage Award

This award recognizes an APA member who has, at risk to her/his professional and personal status, taken an ethical stand against intimidating pressure for the good of patient care and in keeping with APA Principles of Ethics.

Program Benefits

Crystal Dramatis Award

Criteria / Eligibility

  • Nominee must be an APA member in good standing
  • Nominee performed a deed—on behalf of a patient, patient group, patient care, or APA ethical principle—involving personal risk to reputation, finances, and/or safety
  • The actions are worthy of members’ consideration and recognition and serve as an example of commendable ethical behavior worthy of emulation

Nomination / Application Details

Letter of recommendation from an Assembly member


March 1



Award Presentation

Presented at an Assembly Meeting


Allison Moraske
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