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Research Mentorship Award

The Research Mentorship Award, established in 1976, honors an academic psychiatrist who has fostered the pursuit of student research within his/her university department through direct mentorship of individual students or by the promotion of novel research-oriented training activities.

APA Component

Committee on Research Awards


American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry

Program Benefits

Plaque, $1,500

Criteria / Eligibility

  • Academic psychiatrist (any academic level)
  • APA member
  • Substantial experience in the direct mentorship of individual students
  • Promotion of novel research-oriented training activities within a department or residency program

Nomination / Application Details

  • Only one nomination from any department
  • Letter of nomination
  • Nominee's CV
  • List of the nominee's proteges


October 7



Award Presentation

Presented at the Early Research Career Breakfast at the APA Annual Meeting.


Cierra Williams
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