Society of Biological Psychiatry Humanitarian Award

Submissions are now open and will close on October 4, 2019. Click the button below to submit your application.

Purpose
The Humanitarian Award is intended to recognize those who have demonstrated service and advocacy for mental illness.

Instructions

  1. Submit a statement or letter describing the the nominee’s service and advocacy for mental illness.
  2. The Honorific Award Committee will review all nominations and select a recipient.
  3. The award will be presented by the President of the Society at the Society’s Annual Meeting.
  4. All applications must be submitted on-line.

Previous Recipients

2005 – Michael Phillips – Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Center
2006 – The Pritzker Family Fund
2007 – Mike Wallace – CBS News Correspondent
2008 – Andrew Solomon – Author, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
2009 – Margaret Trudeau
2010 – Howard J. Osofsky, MD – Louisiana State University
2011 – Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD – Johns Hopkins
2012 – Honorable Steve Leifman – Miami-Dade County Court
2013 – Laurie Flynn – NAMI
2014 – Patrick Kennedy, Congressman
2015 – Herbert Pardes, MD – New York – Presbyterian
2016 – Bernard Marcus – The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
2017 – The Simons Foundation – New York, NY
2018 – David Satcher, MD, PhD – Morehouse School of Medicine
2019 – Patrick McGorry, MD, PhD – Orygen

QUESTIONS
Society of Biological Psychiatry
615.432.0096
sobp@sobp.org