Ronald A. Shellow Award

The Ronald A. Shellow Award — established in 2004 in honor of Ronald A. Shellow, M.D., past Speaker of the Assembly (1992–1993) — recognizes departing members of the Assembly who have served the Assembly far beyond the general standards of service shown by most members of the Assembly.

Component

Assembly of District Branches

Prize

Phrenology head with inscription

Criteria/Eligibility

  • Assembly member attending his or her final Assembly meeting or within one year after departure from the Assembly;
  • Five or more continuous years as a voting member in the Assembly;
  • Past Speakers of the Assembly are not eligible

Nomination Requirements

  • Letter of recommendation

Deadline

March 1

Award Notification

April

Award Presentation

Presented during a plenary session at the spring meeting of the Assembly.

Submission Information and Staff Contact

Jessica Hopey
jhopey@psych.org
202-559-3963

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