Meet the #ADAA2019 Member of Distinction Awardees

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

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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 and photographed 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.


Past Member Recognition Awardees


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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

Meet the #ADAA2019 Jerilyn Ross Clinician Advocate Awardees


Past Jerilyn Ross Clinician Advocate Awardees


Special Recognition Award 

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 and photographed at the Opening Session of the annual conference and presented with a plaque.

Meet the #ADAA2019 Special Recognition Awardee


Past Special Recognition Awardees


Emerging Leader Award

A new award category for 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 and photographed at the Opening Session of the annual conference and presented with a plaque.

Meet the #ADAA2019 Emerging Leader Awardees


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