ABPN Awards Programs

Faculty Innovation in Education Award

Objective

The ABPN Faculty Innovation in Education Award (formerly the Faculty Fellowship Award) is intended to support the development of innovative education and/or evaluation projects that promote effective residency/fellowship training or lifelong learning of practicing psychiatrists and neurologists. Preference will be given to projects that have the potential for use in more than one site and to applicants who are at a junior or mid-faculty level.

Funding

Each year, up to two psychiatry and two neurology fellows will be selected. The duration of the fellowship will normally be for two years with a maximum amount of funding of $50,000 per year or $100,000 total. This amount is intended to cover salary, fringe benefits, and other costs. No indirect costs will be covered.

Eligibility

  • be certified by the ABPN
  • participate in the ABPN’s maintenance of certification program
  • hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States
  • comply with the ABPN’s conflict of interest policies and procedures
  • hold a faculty appointment in a U.S. LCME-accredited medical school

Faculty Innovation in Education Award Information

For additional information contact Dorthea Juul.

Research Award

Objective

The new ABPN Research Award supports research projects related to the mission of the ABPN, which is to develop and provide valid and reliable procedures for certification and maintenance of certification in psychiatry and neurology by:

  • Developing the best testing methods to evaluate candidate and diplomate competencies;
  • Applying the best technologies and information available to collect and analyze pertinent data;
  • Communicating and collaborating effectively with training programs, residents, candidates, diplomates, professional and health care organizations, and the public; and
  • Operating programs and services effectively and efficiently.

Funding

Each year, up to two psychiatry and two neurology awards will be made with a maximum amount of funding of $100,000 per award. This amount is intended to cover salary, fringe benefits, and other costs. No indirect costs will be covered. The projects may take up to two years to be completed.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • hold a faculty appointment in a psychiatry or neurology department (or its equivalent) in a U.S. LCME-accredited medical school
  • comply with the ABPN’s conflict of interest policies and procedures

If the applicant is an MD or DO, they must:

  • be certified by the ABPN
  • participate in the ABPN’s maintenance of certification program
  • hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States

Research Award Information

For additional information contact Dorthea Juul.

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