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.
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 CriteriaThe 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
- Nominations can be submitted at apply.psychiatry.org
After the APAF Board of Directors confirms the awardees, typically in November.
Award presented at the APA Annual Meeting