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Established in his memory, the Gary J Tucker MD Lifetime Achievement Award in Neuropsychiatry is the highest honor bestowed by ANPA and is presented to an individual who has demonstrated sustained commitment and service to ANPA and whose career has best exemplified the professional and personal values of Dr. Tucker. These values include academic leadership in Neuropsychiatry; commitment; mentoring, and scholarship. Recipients shall have demonstrated such values through a lifetime commitment to improving our understanding of brain-behavior relationships as they affect mental illness. The inaugural award was presented by the President of ANPA at the February 2014 Annual Meeting.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications should include a current CV as well as a nomination letter describing the nominee’s contributions to the field. Additional letters of support are suggested but not required. The deadline for submission or nomination is the same deadline for abstract submission for the coming year. Submit applications and nominations to the ANPA Administrative Office.
SELECTION PROCESS: All applications will be reviewed by the ANPA Executive Committee. The award winner will be selected by the ANPA Executive Committee based on the applicant’s merits as presented in the application materials.
2014: Stuart C Yudofsky, MD, FANPA
2015: Robert G Robinson, MD, FANPA
2016: C Edward Coffey, MD, FANPA
2018: Sheldon Benjamin, MD, FANPA
2019: Barry S. Fogel, MD, MBA, FANPA
2022: John J Campbell, MD, FANPA
The Sidney R. Baer Jr. ANPA Career Development Award, generously supported by the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation, recognizes neuropsychiatry, behavioral neurology, or neuropsychology advanced trainees or faculty member within 5 years of completion of their post-graduate education whose outstanding accomplishments offer promise of a successful career in neuropsychiatry and the clinical neurosciences. Up to two awards (which may reflect research-focused and/or education-focused careers) may be given annually, if merited by the applicant pool, as determined by the Awards Committee. In addition to recognizing highly accomplished early career professionals in and future leaders of our field, this award facilitates and supports mentored engagement of the awardees in ANPA.
AWARD: The award will support costs associated with participation in two consecutive ANPA annual meetings, establish an informal mentoring relationship between the awardee and an ANPA Fellow, and facilitate the awardee’s involvement in an ANPA committee or task force. The awardee will receive reimbursement for travel to the annual meeting (least expensive, advance purchase, coach airfare; ground transportation to and from the meeting hotel), a standard room at the meeting hotel for the days in attendance at the meeting (not to exceed 5 nights); paid meeting registration; a per diem rate for days' meals that are not included in the meeting registration; one year's paid ANPA dues including a one-year subscription to the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences; a copy of the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Press, Inc, Textbook of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences; appointment to an ANPA Committee or Task force; and assistance in establishing a mentoring relationship with an ANPA fellow. There award also provides a $1,500 honorarium. The award will be presented at the annual meeting awards ceremony.
The awardee must commit to attend the entire ANPA meeting, to participate in any new members/trainee activities at the annual meeting, to participate in an ANPA committee or task force during the award year, and to attend a meeting of the ANPA Advisory Board during our association's annual conference.
ELIGIBILITY: Trainees in psychiatry, neurology, behavioral neurology & neuropsychiatry, clinical psychology, or neuropsychology as well as faculty members within 5 years of completion of their post-graduate education (e.g., residency or fellowship, whichever is later) at the time of application for this award are eligible. Award preference will be given to applicants in the late stages of their training or beginning years of a clinical neuroscience faculty career. The applicant must provide evidence of outstanding accomplishment in neuropsychiatric or clinical neuroscience research, education, and service during his or her training and early junior faculty career. Such evidence may include research or review publications, exceptional involvement in the neuropsychiatric education of junior residents or medical students, new program building efforts, or superlative clinical service or community outreach to patients with neuropsychiatric conditions.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications should including all of the following elements:
NOTE: All applicants are expected to be registered for the ANPA meeting at the time of their application submission
SELECTION PROCESS: Awards may not be given every year. If one or more awards are given, two awardees may be selected by the ANPA Career Development Award Committee based solely on the applicant’s merits as presented in the application materials. The decision of the Career Development Award Committee is final. Selection of Awardees will be made in late February.
2002: Jennifer Duncan Davis, PhD
2003: William Curt Phillip LaFrance, Jr, MD
2004: Linda Mah, MD
2005: Miles Cunningham, MD, PhD
2006: Valerie Voon, MD
2007: Evan D Murray, MD
2008: Neil Harrison, MBBS MRCP MRCPsych
2009: Omar Ghaffar, MD, MSc
2010: Andrea E Cavanna, MD
2011: Joan Camprodon, MD, MPH, PhD
2012: Richard Ronan Murphy, MD
2013: Simon Ducharme, MD, MSc
2014: David L Perez, MD, MMSc
2016: Matthew E Peters, MD
2017: Kahled Moussawi, MD
2018: Maiya R. Geddes, MD
2019: Aaron Boes, MD, Ph.D
2020: Ryan Darby MD, PhD
Shan Siddiqi MD
2021: Melissa Jones MD
Nicholas Trapp MD
2022: Trey Bateman MD
Christos Ganos, MD
2023: Aaron Hauptman, MD
Matthew Burke, MD
Young Investigator Award
ANPA encourages trainees who submitted abstracts for the annual meeting to apply for a Young Investigator Award. To qualify for the Young Investigator Award, the applicant must have performed the work described in the abstract while in training.
AWARD: Two award winners will each receive a $750 stipend and complimentary registration for the annual meeting. Awardees are expected to attend the entire meeting and receive the award at the Annual Banquet.
APPLICATIONS: Submit applications via DropBox File upload HERE. Contact ANPA Administrative Office with any questions.
Clinical Neuroscience Trainee Award
The Clinical Neuroscience Trainee Award facilitates early involvement in ANPA by highly motivated trainees seeking careers in the field.
AWARD: Award winners receive a $750 stipend and complimentary registration for the annual meeting. Awardees will be appointed to an ANPA Committee or Taskforce as a trainee member. Awardees are expected to attend the entire meeting and receive the award at the Annual Banquet.
ELIGIBILITY: PGY-2 or greater resident in psychiatry or neurology, 2nd year or higher pre-doctoral candidate for PsyD or PhD, with interest in career in neuropsychiatry, behavioral neurology, or neuropsychology. Fellows, post-doctoral trainees and students are not considered for this award.
APPLICATION PROCESS: The application should be accompanied by (1) a letter of nomination from the applicant’s training director or doctoral Advisor confirming the applicant’s interest in a career in the clinical neurosciences and outlining any special accomplishments or involvement in this area, (2) the applicant’s curriculum vitae, and (3) a personal statement of up to 1,000 words describing the applicant’s interest in neuropsychiatry, behavioral and cognitive neurology, neuropsychology or the clinical neurosciences, and how involvement in ANPA and attendance at the annual meeting will benefit the trainee's career.
SELECTION PROCESS: The Membership Committee in conjunction with the Early Career Committee will select the recipient of this award. The decision of the Committees is final. Selection of Awardees will be made in January. Award winners are expected to attend the entire meeting and will receive the award at the award ceremony.