Hartford-Jeste Award for Future Leaders in Geriatric Psychiatry

The Hartford-Jeste Award for Future Leaders in Geriatric Psychiatry, established in 2013, recognizes an early-career geriatric psychiatrist who has made noteworthy contributions to geriatric psychiatry through excellence in research, teaching, clinical practice, and community service and has demonstrated the potential to develop into a leader in the field.

APA Component

Council on Geriatric Psychiatry

Prize

  • $1,000
  • Plaque

Criteria/Eligibility

Psychiatrist who holds a position no higher than assistant professor and is no more than seven years removed from completion of a geriatric psychiatry fellowship

Nomination Requirements

  • Nominations must come from APA members
  • Letter of nomination
  • Two letters of support from people outside of the nominee’s institution highlighting more specific facets of the nominee’s career and contributions; at least one must be from a geriatric psychiatrist familiar with the nominee’s work
  • Nominee’s CV with list of publications as well as grant support

Deadline

June 1

Award Notification

July 15

Award Presentation

Presented at an appropriate geriatric psychiatry session during APA’s Annual Meeting in May.

Submission and Staff Contact

Patrick Odai-Afotey
Program Manager
podai-afotey@psych.org

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