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Oskar Pfister Award

The Oskar Pfister Award was established in 1983 in memory of Oskar Pfister, an ordained minister who studied and used psychoanalytic principles in his work. The award honors outstanding contributions in the field of psychiatry and religion. Funded by Association of Professional Chaplains and the Harding Foundation.

APA Component(s)

  • Council on Minority Mental Health and Health Disparities
  • Caucus on Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry

Program Benefits

$1,000, Plaque, Award lecture at APA's Annual Meeting or Institute on Psychiatric Services

Criteria / Eligibility

Someone who has made outstanding contributions in the field of psychiatry and religion

Nomination / Application Details

  • Letter of nomination
  • Nominee's one-page biographical sketch
  • Nominee's CV

Submit to apply.psychiatry.org

Deadline

August 1

Notification

November

Award Presentation

Presented at the Pfister Award lecture at APA's Annual Meeting

Contact

Camille Bryan, Ed.D.
[email protected]

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