Avg. Amount Awarded
May 3 2021
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AACAP Irving Philips Award for Prevention


This award recognizes a child and adolescent psychiatrist and AACAP member who has made significant contributions in a lifetime career or single seminal work to the prevention of mental illness in children and adolescents. These contributions must have national and/or international stature and clearly demonstrate lasting effects. The contributions may be in the areas of teaching, research, program development, direct clinical service, advocacy or administrative commitment. The award pays $2,500 to the winner and a $2,000 donation to a prevention program or center of the awardee's choice. Nomination letters must be accompanied by a CV for the individual nominated. The award winner will be recognized at a Distinguished Awards Luncheon and make an Honors Presentation about his or her work during AACAPs 67th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. Please send an electronic copy of your nomination letter and the nominee's CV to the attention of Matthew Biel, MD and David Rettew, MD, Co-Chairs, Health Promotion and Prevention Committee, c/o the AACAP Government Affairs and Clinical Practice Department at

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently

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Contact Dr. Matthew Biel
Scholarship Contact
Tel: 202-966-7300
Fax: 202-464-0131 Address 3615 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20016