Awards & Fellowships

The awards system will be open August 1 - September 26, 2017 to accept submissions for the 2018 awards. Please note - you must be a paid AADPRT member to submit an awards nomination (program and training directors only). Applications for 2018 BRAIN Scholars are no longer being accepted.

2015 Award Winners
2016 Award Winners
2016 BRAIN Scholars
2017 Award Winners
2017 BRAIN Scholars

Special thanks to PRMS

Thanks to the generosity of Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS), our 2018 resident recipients of the IMG award are able to attend the AADPRT Annual Meeting so they may be recognized in front of their peers for their notable accomplishments. We extend our sincere gratitude to PRMS for this outstanding gesture of support for the future of psychiatry.

George Ginsberg Fellowship Awards

The George Ginsberg Fellowship acknowledges the excellence and accomplishments of outstanding residents interested in education and teaching who are pursuing careers as Clinician-Educators and/or Academic Administrators.

Submission Deadline: September 26
Previous award winners are not eligible.
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Nyapati Rao and Francis Lu International Medical Graduate (IMG) Fellowship

The Nyapati Rao and Francis Lu IMG Fellowship Program is designed to promote the professional growth of exceptional IMG residents and fellows and facilitate their successful development as leaders in American psychiatry.

Submission Deadline: September 26
Previous award winners are not eligible.
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Lucille Fusaro Meinsler Program Administrator Award

AADPRT recognizes the outstanding skills that psychiatry residency Program Administrators possess and utilize in the day-to-day management of a residency program.

Submission Deadline: September 26
Previous award winners are not eligible.
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Peter Henderson MD Memorial Award

The late Peter Henderson, M.D. served as an active member on numerous AADPRT committees and was the first child and adolescent psychiatrist to serve as president of AADPRT (1983-1984).

Submission Deadline: September 26
Previous award winners are not eligible.
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Victor J. Teichner Award

The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry (AAPDP) and AADPRT co-sponsor the Victor J. Teichner Award, developed to promote and improve the teaching of psychodynamic principles to trainees in Psychiatry.

More Information and Submit Nomination

Submission Deadline: December 15