Distinguished Service Award Nominations

(Deadline: August 15)

Method of Nomination
Nomination Requirements:

  • No more than three letters of nomination, two pages maximum (note: letters of nomination or support must come from outside the department of the nominee)
  • The nominee's Curriculum Vitae

Please note: Nominators may elect to keep candidates on the slate for three years. A candidate who is carried over for three consecutive years on the ballot will subsequently be put on a three-year hiatus during which they will not be eligible for nomination. At the conclusion of the three-year hiatus, they are eligible to be nominated and carried over for another three years.

Nomination Procedure

Email materials to Nathan@ACPsych.org

Past Distinguished Service Award Winners

2021 Francis G. Lu, M.D.

2020 Francisco Fernandez, M.D., FACPsych

2019 Carol A. Bernstein, M.D., FACPsych

2018 Michelle B. Riba, M.D., FACPsych

2017 Robert M. Post, M.D.

2016 Allan Tasman, M.D., FACPsych

2015 Jack W. Bonner III, M.D., FACPsych

2014 Dan G. Blazer, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., FACPsych

2013 Robert Freedman, M.D., FACPsych

2012 Larry R. Faulkner, M.D., FACPsych

2011 John S. McIntyre, M.D., FACPsych

2010 Robert Cancro, M.D., FACPsych

2009 Pedro Ruiz, M.D., FACPsych

2008 Ira D. Glick, M.D., FACPsych

2007 Stephen C. Scheiber, M.D., FACPsych

2006 James H. Scully, M.D., FACPsych

2005 Alan F. Schatzberg, M.D., FACPsych

2004 Donald F. Klein, M.D.

2003 Eric R. Kandel, M.D.

2002 Jerry M. Lewis, M.D., FACPsych

                Paul R. McHugh, M.D.

2001 Carolyn B. Robinowitz, M.D., FACPsych

2000 Milton Rosenbaum, M.D.

1999 Lewis L. Judd, M.D., FACPsych

1998 Robert N. Butler, M.D.

1997 Theodore Lidz, M.D., FACPsych

1996 Morton F. Reiser, M.D., FACPsych

1995 Jerome D. Frank, M.D., Ph.D., FACPsych

1994 Robert Michels, M.D., FACPsych

1993 Nancy C. Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D., FACPsych

1992 George Engel, M.D.

                Cornelia B. Wilbur, M.D., FACPsych

1991 William L. Webb, M.D., FACPsych

1990 Herbert Pardes, M.D., FACPsych

1989 Carol C. Nadelson, M.D., FACPsych

1988 Harold Visotsky, M.D., FACPsych

1987 John Romano, M.D.

1986 Viola W. Bernard, M.D., FACPsych

                John C. Nemiah, M.D., FACPsych

1985 Fritz C. Redlich, M.D., FACPsych

1984 Milton Greenblatt, M.D., FACPsych

1983 Daniel X. Freedman, M.D., FACPsych

1982 George Tarjan, M.D., FACPsych

1981 Edward O. Harper, M.D., FACPsych

1980 Robert W. Gibson, M.D., FACPsych

                Gene Usdin, M.D., FACPsych

1979 Lester H. Rudy, M.D., FACPsych

1978 Shervert H. Frazier, M.D., FACPsych

1977 Lawrence C. Kolb, M.D., FACPsych

                Judd Marmor, M.D., FACPsych               

1976 Henry Laughlin, M.D., FACPsych

1975 Henry Brosin, M.D., FACPsych

                Howard Rome, M.D., FACPsych     

1974 Daniel Blaine, M.D., FACPsych

                John Griffin, M.D., FACPsych

1973 Karl Menninger, M.D., FACPsych

1972 Iago Galdston, M.D., FACPsych    

1971 Francis J. Braceland, M.D., FACPsych     

1970 Walter E. Barton, M.D., FACPsych

                Franklin G. Ebaugh, M.D., FACPsych  

1968: Francis Gerty, M.D., FACPsych

                Raymond W. Waggoner, Sr., M.D., FACPsych

1967: Leo H. Bartemeier, M.D., FACPsych     

1966: Kenneth E. Appel, M.D., FACPsych 

1965: Robert Felix, M.D., FACPsych

                Titus Harris, M.D., FACPsych