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2021 APPIC Awards

APPIC Excellence in Training Awards 2021

 

The APPIC Board of Directors is excited to announce winners of the 2021 APPIC Training Excellence awards:

  • APPIC Award for Excellence in Training
  • APPIC Award for Excellence in Diversity Training
  • APPIC Award for Excellence in Innovation in Training


APPIC Award for Excellence in Training

Awardee: Beth McQuaid, PhD, ABPP

The APPIC Board of Directors offers one biennial Award for Training Excellence. This award provides recognition of individuals for distinguished achievement in training and teaching in APPIC Member internship and postdoctoral training settings.



APPIC Award for Excellence in Diversity Training

Awardee: Roger Harrison, PhD and Colleen Cullinan, PhD

The APPIC Board of Directors offers one biennial Award for Excellence in Diversity Training. This award recognizes outstanding psychologists who demonstrate a history of excellence in innovative diversity training and teaching in APPIC member internship and postdoctoral training programs, and/or a history of administrative activities that support and advance innovative diversity training and teaching in APPIC member programs.



APPIC Award for Excellence in Innovation in Training

Awardee:  Sara Hagstrom, C.Psych.

The APPIC Board of Directors is offering a new Award for Excellence in Innovation in Training. This award recognizes outstanding psychologists who have demonstrated innovation to manage the challenges of the past year, particularly adapting APPIC member internship and postdoctoral training programs to address the impact of COVID-19 on trainee experiences, competency acquisition, and facilitation of professional development.



Selection and Presentation of Award Winners

The APPIC Awards Committee reviews the nominations and then makes recommendations to the APPIC Board of Directors. The Board of Directors determines the final award recipients.

The awards were announced at the APPIC Business Meeting held virtually at 2 pm CST (12 pm PST/3 pm EST) on August 11, 2021. Each winner receives a plaque, a check for $500, and an award citation to be published in the APPIC Newsletter. 

Questions?

Please contact Shona Vas, Ph.D., ABPP, APPIC Awards Chair, at svas@bsd.uchicago.edu with questions about APPIC Awards or nomination materials.