Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents

The Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents recognizes APA members who have made outstanding and sustaining contributions to resident education in psychiatry in a salaried or voluntary capacity.

Prize

Certificate

Criteria/Eligibility

  • APA member
  • At least three years teaching at time of nomination

Nomination Requirements

  • The recommending institution may nominate only one candidate for each faculty category (voluntary and salaried)
  • Completed Chairperson Endorsement Form
  • Letter(s) of recommendation from the department chair and/or psychiatry residency training director documenting nominee’s specific and sustained contributions to resident education, including didactics, rounds, supervision, and excellence in different settings (e.g., psychiatry emergency services, inpatient, outpatient, community mental health, and specialized settings)
  • Nominee’s CV

Complete the Nomination Form

Deadline

June 1, 2018

Award Notification

January 2019

Award Presentation

Via U.S. mail after APA’s Annual Meeting in May 2018

Contact Information

educme@psych.org

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May
2018
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2018 Annual Meeting
  • New York, N.Y.
  • Sat,  May  05 - Wed,  May  09
Oct
2018
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2018 IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
  • Chicago, Ill.
  • Thur,  Oct  04 - Sun,  Oct  07