Research Mentorship Award

The Research Mentorship Award, established in 1976, honors an academic psychiatrist who has fostered the pursuit of student research within his/her university department through direct mentorship of individual students or by the promotion of novel research-oriented training activities.

APA Component

Committee on Research Awards

Co-Sponsor

American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry

Prize:

  • Plaque
  • $1,500

Criteria/Eligibility:

  • Academic psychiatrist (any academic level)
  • APA member
  • Substantial experience in the direct mentorship of individual students
  • Promotion of novel research-oriented training activities within a department or residency program

Nomination Requirements:

  • Only one nomination from any department
  • Letter of nomination
  • Nominee’s CV
  • List of the nominee’s proteges

Deadline

August 15

Award Notification

January

Award Presentation

Presented at the Early Research Career Breakfast at the APA Annual Meeting in May.

Submission and Staff Contact

Keila Barber
kbarber@psych.org
(202) 559-3901

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2018 Annual Meeting
  • New York, N.Y.
  • Sat,  May  05 - Wed,  May  09
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2018 IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
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