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

apply.psychiatry.org

Deadline

August 1

Award Notification

November

Award Presentation

Presented at the Symonds Award lecture at APA's Annual Meeting

Staff Contact

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

Certificate.png

APA Awards

Each year APA honors individuals for career recognition, lifetime service, outstanding research, and other categories that improve the lives of people with mental illness.

View All

May
2022
21
2022 Annual Meeting
  • New Orleans, La.
  • Sat,  May  21 - Wed,  May  25
May
2023
20
2023 Annual Meeting
  • San Francisco, Calif.
  • Sat,  May  20 - Wed,  May  24