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Hartford-Jeste Award for Future Leaders in Geriatric Psychiatry

The Hartford-Jeste Award for Future Leaders in Geriatric Psychiatry, established in 2013, recognizes an early-career geriatric psychiatrist who has made noteworthy contributions to geriatric psychiatry through excellence in research, teaching, clinical practice, and community service and has demonstrated the potential to develop into a leader in the field.

Program Benefits

$1,000, Plaque

Criteria / Eligibility

Candidates for the award should be a psychiatrist who holds a position no higher than assistant professor and is no more than seven years removed from completion of a geriatric psychiatry fellowship.

Selection Criteria

The Chair of the Council on Geriatric Psychiatry convenes a selection committee to review nominees.

Nomination / Application Details

A nomination must come from APA members and include the following:

  • A Letter of Nomination
  • Two letters of support from people outside of the nominee’s institution highlighting more specific facets of the nominee’s career and contributions. At least one must be from a geriatric psychiatrist, familiar with the nominee’s work
  • Nominee’s CV with list of publications as well as grant support


August 15


After the APAF Board of Directors confirms the awardees, typically in November.

Award Presentation

Award presented at the APA Annual Meeting


Christian Sosa
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