AACAP Invites Applications for Pilot Research Award for Learning Disabilities

The  is seeking applications for the AACAP Pilot Research Award for Learning Disabilities.

Supported by the Elaine Schlosser Lewis Fund, the program offers an annual $15,000 award for a child and adolescent psychiatry resident or junior faculty member who has an interest in beginning a career in child and adolescent mental health research. The program is designed to support a young investigator at a critical stage, encouraging a future career in child and adolescent psychiatry research.

The award recipient is encouraged to work with a child and adolescent psychiatric investigator with expertise in his or her particular area of interest.

To be eligible, candidates must either be an AACAP member or have a membership application pending (not paid by the award) and agree to submit a poster presentation on his or her research for the organization’s 66th annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, October 14-19, 2019.

In addition, candidates must be board eligible/certified in child and adolescent psychiatry or enrolled in a child psychiatry residency or fellowship program and have a faculty appointment in an accredited medical school, or be in a fully accredited child and adolescent psychiatry clinical research or training program.

For program guidelines, application instructions, and profiles of previous Pilot Research Award recipients, see the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry website.


Deadline: March 25, 2019