Convocation of Distinguished Fellows

APA is pleased to recognize the members who have been awarded the designations of Distinguished Fellow, Distinguished Life Fellow, International Distinguished Fellow, Fellow, International Fellow, and Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association effective January 1, 2021. These individuals join an elite group of psychiatrists with this honorary distinction who continue to make significant contributions to the field of psychiatry.

Additionally, we congratulate the new class of 50-year Life Members for their commitment to the APA. APA would also like to congratulate its 2021 Award Recipients and Award Lecturers, recognized within the Convocation Program Guide. Download a copy of the Convocation Program and join us in celebrating our 2021 honorees.

Members receiving their Distinguished Fellow and Fellow designations this year and for the year 2020 will have the opportunity to walk at the Convocation at the 2022 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, La. Those eligible for medallions may pick them up on-site prior to the Convocation.

Download the 2021 Program Guide

We would like to highlight last year's Fellows and Award Recipients. You may also download a copy of the 2020 Convocation Program Guide here (.pdf).