Alexandra Symonds Award

The Alexandra Symonds Award — established in 1997 in memory of Alexandra Symonds, M.D., an APA Fellow and co-founder of the Association of Women Psychiatrists — recognizes and honors a female psychiatrist who has made significant contributions to promoting women’s health and the advancement of women.

APA Component(s)

  • Council on Minority Mental Health and Health Disparities
  • Caucus of Women Psychiatrists

Co-sponsor

Association of Women Psychiatrists

Prize

  • $500
  • Plaque
  • Award lecture

Criteria/Eligibility

Female psychiatrist who has made significant contributions to promoting women’s health and the advancement of women

Nomination Requirements

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

Submission Information

diversityatapa@psych.org

Deadline

June 30

Award Notification

January

Award Presentation

Presented at the Symonds Award lecture at APA’s Annual Meeting or Institute on Psychiatric Services

Staff Contact

Patrick Odai-Afotey
(202) 559-3176
podai-afotey@psych.org

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2019
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2019 Annual Meeting
  • San Francisco, Calif.
  • Sat,  May  18 - Wed,  May  22
Oct
2019
03
2019 IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
  • New York, N.Y.
  • Thur,  Oct  03 - Sun,  Oct  06