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Solomon Carter 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

Program Benefits

$500, Plaque, Award lecture

Criteria / Eligibility

Nominees must be of African descent

Nomination / Application Details

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

Submit to


August 15



Award Presentation

Presented at lecture during APA's Annual Meeting


Christian Sosa
[email protected]

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