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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences ~ Medical Student Education ~ Opportunities & Awards

There are a number of opportunities within the psychiatric community for medical students interested in psychiatry. See below for some examples. Feel free to reach out to your faculty for advice on applying for any of these awards

American Psychiatric Association

Medical students enrolled in a U.S. or Canadian school of medicine, including osteopathic medicine are eligible to join the APA as a Medical Student Member.   https://www.psychiatry.org/medical-students

Resource page for students thinking about applying for Psychiatry Residency.  https://www.psychiatry.org/residents-medical-students/medical-students

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

AACAP resource section for medical students and residents thinking about entering the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Medical_Students_and_Residents/Medical_Students/Home.aspx

Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Annual Awards

APM awards are presented to individuals for meritorious contributions to consultation-liaison psychiatry/psychosomatic medicine, or for outstanding service to the Academy. http://apm.org/awards/index.shtml

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Travel Awards

AAAP has three travel awards available for medical students, residents and fellows.  All awards would help defray the costs of travel, lodging and the meeting registration fee will be waived.http://www.aaap.org/annual-meeting/travel-awards/