George Tarjan Award

Named after APA’s first international medical graduate (IMG) president, the George Tarjan Award, established in 1992, recognizes a physician who has made significant contributions to the enhancement of the integration of IMGs into American psychiatry.

APA Component(s)

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

Prize

  • $500
  • Plaque
  • Award lecture

Criteria/Eligibility

Medical doctor who has made significant contributions to the enhancement of the integration of IMGs into American psychiatry

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 Tarjan Award lecture at APA's Annual Meeting

Staff Contact

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

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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.

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May
2021
01
2021 Annual Meeting
  • Virtual
  • Sat,  May  01 - Mon,  May  03
Oct
2021
14
2021 Mental Health Services Conference
  • Virtual Meeting
  • Thur,  Oct  14 - Fri,  Oct  15