Manfred S. Guttmacher Award

The Manfred S. Guttmacher Award, established in 1975, recognizes an outstanding contribution to the literature of forensic psychiatry in the form of a book, monograph, paper, or other work published or presented at a professional meeting between May 1 and April 30 of the award year cycle.

APA Component(s)

  • Council on Psychiatry and Law
  • Manfred S. Guttmacher Corresponding Committee

Co-sponsor

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL)

Prize

  • $1,000
  • Plaque
  • Award lecture

Criteria/Eligibility

  • Original works in the field of forensic psychiatry presented and/or published between May 1 and April 30 of the award review year may be nominated

Nomination Requirements

  • Seven copies of the work
  • A statement of the nature and importance of its contribution to the literature may also be provided

Deadline

June 1

Award Notification

January

Award Presentation

Award presentation and lecture will be held at APA Annual Meeting.

Submission and Staff Contact

Ashley Witmer
awitmer@psych.org
(202) 559-3892

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2022
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2022 Annual Meeting
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  • Sat,  May  21 - Wed,  May  25
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2023
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2023 Annual Meeting
  • San Francisco, Calif.
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