APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY 2018-19 FACULTY INNOVATION IN EDUCATION AWARDS
 
February 22, 2017, Buffalo Grove, Illinois -- Applications are now available for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. (ABPN) 2018-19 Faculty Innovation in Education Awards on the ABPN website www.abpn.com.
 
The ABPN Faculty Innovation in Education Award supports the development of innovative education and/or evaluation projects that promote effective residency/fellowship training or lifelong learning of practicing psychiatrists and neurologists.
 
Each year, psychiatry and/or 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.
 
The 2018-19 application and accompanying materials are due to the ABPN by August 14, 2017. Recipients will be announced by November 15, 2017, with funding to start on January 1, 2018.
 
Recipients of the Faculty Innovation in Education Awards are posted on the website. The 2017-18 recipients are:
 
Andrea Crowell, MD
Dr. Crowell is an Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine.  She will develop an educational tool using simulated patients to teach residents/students how to manage agitated behavior.
 
Alauna Davis Curry, MD
Dr. Curry is an Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine/Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.  She will develop an educational product to facilitate evaluation of attitudes about race and racism and provide evidence-based practices to help effectively address racism within clinical practice.
 
Jeffrey Rakosky, MD
Dr. Rakofsky is an Assistant Professor and Director of Medical Student Education, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine.  He will develop a computer-generated, standardized, patient care simulator to assess residents’ psychopharmacology knowledge.
 
The Faculty Innovation in Education Award Committee, chaired by Robert Golden, MD, includes Drs. Allison Brashear, Chandlee Dickey, Steven Epstein, David Fink, Laurie Gutmann, Ralph Jozefowicz, Jaffar Khan, and Christopher Thomas.

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the public interest and the professions of psychiatry and neurology by promoting excellence in practice through certification and maintenance of certification processes.
 
For more information, please visit the ABPN Awards Program page our website at www.abpn.com.