Indicators of Proficiency

ABPN certification in psychiatry or equivalent 

  • An Academic appointment with demonstrated progression over time except in special circumstances (e.g. NIMH)
  • Subspecialty boards or Certificate of Analytic Training
  • Evidence of significant publications in number and quality.  Criteria include but are not limited to: 
    Refereed journals
    Primary authorship
    Sustained activity
    Age consideration
    Major influence in field
    Total number of papers
  • Documented evidence of excellence in teaching by peers.   Criteria include but are not limited to:
    Invited lectureships outside one’s institution
    Invitation to present teaching techniques
    Media requests
    Endowed professorship
  • Documented participation in scientific/professional organizations over time (level and consistency).
    Criteria include but are not limited to:
    Presentations at scientific meetings
    Offices/titles held in such organizations
    Committee work
  • Teaching and educational awards and honors, including number and type (e.g.  institutional, national, or community prizes received, or selection as outstanding teacher by students)
  • Community involvement in mental health organizations
  • Former College Laughlin or PRITE Fellow