The Association of Women Psychiatrists is pleased to sponsor the Leah J. Dickstein, M.D. , M.A. Award. The recipient of the AWP Leah J. Dickstein, M.D., M.A. Award will be expected to attend the AWP Annual Meeting (in conjunction with the American Psychiatric Association meeting) in San Francisco in May, where they will receive this award. The winner will receive a plaque honoring their achievements and will also be invited to join the award committee for the following year. They will be encouraged to participate in other AWP activities including conference presentations and contributions to the newsletter.
The award is open to female identified medical students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, creativity, and leadership. Examples of appropriate disciplines or genres include: service or clinical aspects of medicine; research; or excellence in the humanities such as in art, music, or literature. Awardees must agree to attend monthly virtual AWP mentorship sessions for the year following the award. There will be opportunities for collaborations and presentations at our conference, and awardees are strongly encouraged to attend the next year’s APA Meeting.