Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award, established in 1964, honors an individual or organization of exceptional meritorious service to the field of psychiatry.

Prize

Plaque

Criteria/Eligibility

APA Distinguished Fellows, Fellows, General Members, nonmembers, and organizations

Nomination Requirements

  • 150-word statement of nominee’s contributions to psychiatry
  • Nominee’s CV

Deadline

October 31

Award Notification

Early December

Award Presentation

Presented during Convocation at APA’s Annual Meeting

Submission Information and Staff Contact

Chiharu Tobita
ctobita@psych.org
(202) 609-7228

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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
04
2018 IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
  • Chicago, Ill.
  • Thur,  Oct  04 - Sun,  Oct  07