Awards and Competitions

Awards

APA Resident Recognition Awards

The APA Resident Recognition Awards will be presented annually to a psychiatric resident or fellow from each department or institution. Departments are eligible to nominate one APA resident-fellow member who exemplify one or more APA values.

  • Deadline: March 31

Assembly Resident-Fellow Member Mentor Award

The Assembly Resident-Fellow Member (RFM) Mentor Award is given to APA members who advocate for and mentor future psychiatrists.

  • Deadline: March 1

Kempf Fund for Development Research in Psychobiological Psychiatry

The award provides a grant for the research development career of a young investigator based on excellence in research in the field of schizophrenia.

  • Deadline: June 1

Competitions

MindGames Residency Competition

APA’s national residency team competition. This competition is intended to be a fun, educational activity that challenges the residents on patient care and medical knowledge.

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Conferences

Resident Leadership Track

A full day of leadership sessions to help incoming chief residents enhance their self-awareness and learn skills to both be a clinician and leader.

  • Sessions are held at APA Annual Meeting

Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators

The colloquium provides guidance, mentorship and encouragement to young investigators in the early phases of their training. Held during the APA Annual Meeting.

  • Deadline: November 30, 2016

International Applicants: Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators

The colloquium provides guidance, mentorship and encouragement to young investigators in the early phases of their training. Held during the APA Annual Meeting.

  • Deadline: November 30, 2016

External Fellowships and Awards

View information about external funding opportunities for research and clinical fellowships, as well as awards.

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2017 Annual Meeting
  • San Diego, Calif.
  • Sat,  May  20 - Wed,  May  24
Oct
2017
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2017 IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
  • New Orleans, La.
  • Thur,  Oct  19 - Sun,  Oct  22