ADAA Member Recognition Awards

The ADAA Awards Program recognizes member participation and commitment to the association and to the community.

ADAA member awards are selected annually by the Board of Directors in partnership with ADAA staff to recognize outstanding member contributions to ADAA and the mental health community.

Meet the Member Recognition Awardees through 2021

Member of Distinction Award

This award recognizes a mid-career or senior clinician or researcher who advances the mission of ADAA through significant service and commitment to the organization and its membership.

The recipient is recognized at the Opening Session of the annual conference and presented with a plaque.

Eligibility Criteria

  • ADAA member for 10 years or more
  • Record of service through participation in the organization's committees, task forces or boards, mentoring, special initiatives, or involvement in the annual conference.


Meet the Jerilyn Ross Clinician Advocate Awardees through 2021

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To honor the memory and lifework of Jerilyn Ross, ADAA's cofounder and president from 1985 to 2010, this award acknowledges a professional who exemplifies excellence and outstanding advocacy for patient education and care, training, and research. The recipient is recognized and photographed at the Opening Session of the annual conference and presented with a plaque.

Eligibility Criteria

  • ADAA member
  • Mental health professional from any clinical discipline
  • Demonstrated track record of advocacy on behalf of those suffering from anxiety disorders
  • Proven highest standards of empirically supported care or clinical innovation
  • Must attend the ADAA Annual Conference

 


Special Recognition Award 

Meet the Special Recognition Awardees through 2021

Each year at the ADAA annual conference, we select members for their participation and commitment to the association and to the public and professional communities.

The recipient is recognized at the Opening Session of the annual conference and presented with a plaque.


Emerging Leader Award

A new award category launched in 2019, this award honors up to three early career professional members for outstanding service and commitment to advancing ADAA’s professional and/or public mission. 

The recipient is recognized at the Opening Session of the annual conference and presented with a plaque.

Meet the Emerging Leader Awardees


In Honor of ADAA's 40th Anniversary - 2020

President's Award - 2020

In honor of ADAA's 40th anniversary in 2020 this award recognizes the achievements and commitment of  ADAA's 1st President, Robert DuPont, MD

Robert DuPont, MD
Dupont Associates, Rockville, MD

 

 

 

Founders Awards - 2020

In honor of ADAA's 40th anniversary this award recognizes the long-time involvement, contributions and commitment of ADAA's founding members.

Click here to view the 2020 Founders Awardees