Leadership Opportunities and Awards

Leadership Opportunities

Leadership opportunities exist at both the national and district branch/state association levels for all members, whether they are new to psychiatry, have years of experience, or fall somewhere in between. These leadership opportunities are an important way for you to bring your expertise, knowledge, and energy to APA and the field of psychiatry and to take an active role in your association

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Each year APA honors individuals for career recognition, lifetime service, outstanding research, and other categories that improve the lives of people with mental illness. Below, you will find a summary of all APA awards. You may also view an alphabetic list of APA awards.

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American Psychiatric Excellence (APEX) Awards

On April 18, 2016, APA and the APA Foundation honored the critically acclaimed Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black” (OITNB) at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. More than 450 people attended the orange-tie event.

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2018 APA election

Participate in the 2018 APA Election.

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