The Administrative Psychiatry Award recognizes an individual for major contributions to the management of mental health services delivery systems.
The Adolf Meyer Award honors an individual for lifetime achievement in psychiatric research.
Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Distinguished Career Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry recognizes outstanding career achievement in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Alexander Gralnick, M.D. Award acknowledges research achievements in the treatment of schizophrenia, emphasizing early diagnosis and treatment and psychosocial aspects of the disease process.
The Alexandra Symonds Award recognizes and honors a female psychiatrist who has made significant contributions to promoting women’s health and the advancement of women.
The Assembly District Branch Best Practice Award recognizes a District Branch for exemplary standard practices and/or innovative programs.
Assembly Profile of Courage award recognizes an APA member who has, at risk to her/his professional and personal status, taken an ethical stand against intimidating pressure for the good of patient care and in keeping with APA Principles of Ethics.
The Award for Research in Psychiatry recognizes a single distinguished contribution, a body of work, or a lifetime contribution that has had a major impact on the field and/or altered the practice of psychiatry.
The Berson Senior Psychiatrist Award acknowledges a senior member who has made a significant contribution to psychiatry.
The Bruno Lima Award in Disaster Psychiatry recognizes outstanding contributions of APA members in the care and understanding of the victims of disaster.
The Carol Davis Ethics Award promotes the educational role of the ethics process and is presented to an APA member who has authored an outstanding publication on ethics.
The Chester M. Pierce Human Rights Award recognizes extraordinary efforts by individuals and organizations focused on promoting and supporting the human rights of populations with mental health needs, while maintaining the ethical standards of the APA.