Fuller Award

The Solomon Carter Fuller Award—established in 1969 and named for Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller, recognized as the first black psychiatrist in America—honors a black citizen who has pioneered in an area that has significantly improved the quality of life for black people.

APA Component(s)

  • Council on Minority Mental Health and Health Disparities
  • Caucus of Black Psychiatrists

Prize

  • $500
  • Plaque
  • Award lecture

Criteria/Eligibility

Nominees must be of African descent

Nomination Requirements

  • Letter of recommendation
  • Nominee’s one-page biographical sketch
  • Nominee’s CV

Submission Information

diversityatapa@psych.org

Deadline

June 30

Award Notification

January

Award Presentation

Presented at lecture during APA’s Annual Meeting or Institute on Psychiatric Services

Staff Contact

Patrick Odai-Afotey
(202) 559-3176
podai-afotey@psych.org

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APA Awards

Each year APA honors individuals for career recognition, lifetime service, outstanding research, and other categories that improve the lives of people with mental illness.

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2018
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2018 IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
  • Chicago, Ill.
  • Thur,  Oct  04 - Sun,  Oct  07
May
2019
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2019 Annual Meeting
  • San Francisco, Calif.
  • Sat,  May  18 - Wed,  May  22