Manfred S. Guttmacher Award

Call for 2016 Nominations/Submissions

The American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law invite submissions for the Manfred S. Guttmacher Award. This award is given for an outstanding contribution to the literature of forensic psychiatry in the form of a book, monograph, paper, or any other work presented at a professional meeting or published between May 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015.

The award includes an honorarium of $1,000 and a plaque. The travel expenses of non-member winner(s) will be reimbursed up to $500.

The 2016 award will be presented in May following the business meeting for the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law held at the American Psychiatry Association's Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. The recipient is expected to present an award lecture. The award will be cited in the Convocation of Fellows Program of the APA Annual Meeting.

Anyone wishing to apply should submit six (6) copies of the work by May 15, 2015 to:

Guttmacher Award Committee
c/o Gary McMillan
Melvin Sabshin Library & Archives
American Psychiatric Association
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA  22209