Awards

The Society is pleased to offer the following awards to be presented virtually at the 2021 Annual Meeting. Submissions are now closed. Recipients of the 2021 awards will be notified in January 2021. Please click on the following links to learn more about each award.

TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS – EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATOR – DOMESTIC
To provide travel fellowships to developing clinicians-scientists from North America an opportunity to participate in professional meetings

TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS – EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATOR – INTERNATIONAL
To provide travel fellowships to postdoctoral scientists from outside North America an opportunity to participate in professional meetings

TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS -PREDOCTORAL SCHOLARS AWARDS
To provide travel fellowships to predoctoral students worldwide who aspire to develop a career in basic or clinical neurosciences related to biological psychiatry an opportunity to participate in professional meetings

HUMANITARIAN AWARD
To recognize service and advocacy for mental illness

Congratulations to the National Alliance on Mental Health

GOLD MEDAL AWARD
To honor significant and sustained work that advances and extends knowledge in biological psychiatry

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Geschind

GEORGE N. THOMPSON AWARD
To honor members of the Society who have given outstanding service to promote the welfare of the organization

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Berman

A.E. BENNETT RESEARCH AWARD – Basic
To stimulate international research in biological psychiatry by young investigators

Congratulations to Dr. Vikaas Sohal

A.E. BENNETT RESEARCH AWARD – Clinical
To stimulate international research in biological psychiatry by young investigators

Congratulations to Dr. Alik Widge

SOMERFELD-ZISKIND RESEARCH AWARD
To stimulate investigations in biological psychiatry by senior investigators

Congratulations to Dr. Gunes Sevinc and Dr. Leah Mayo

REDELSHEIMER DISTINGUISHED AWARD
To honor major breakthroughs in the field of biological psychiatry.

EDUCATOR AWARD
To recognize the need for educational excellence, innovation, scholarship, and engagement in teaching biological psychiatry.

Congratulations to Dr. Mayada Akil