Academy Fellow Scott Schwartz, M.D. is Director of the New York Medical College Psychoanalytic Institute and of the New York Medical College Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Certification Course. In honor of his work with psychiatric residents, the AAPDP is offering an award for the best original, unpublished paper on psychoanalytic or psychodynamic psychiatry, written (and first-authored) by a psychiatric resident or medical student.
The Award will consist of a certificate and a $500 honorarium and will be given yearly at the Annual Meeting of the Academy. The deadline for submissions will be September 1st of the year prior to the Annual Meeting in May. Award recipients will be invited to submit their papers for peer review in either Psychodynamic Psychiatry or the Academy Forum, and for presentation in the Annual Meeting through the formal call for papers procedure.
2012 Scott Schwartz AAPDP Award Winner - Heather Forouhar Graff, M.D.