Excellence in Psychotherapy Award Winners Announced
November 3, 2021
“Identifying the next generation of psychodynamic and biopsychosocial psychiatrists, educators, and/or leaders, and supporting their development is critical to the field of psychiatry,” says David Mintz, MD, director of psychiatric education. “That’s why, three years ago, we initiated the Austen Riggs Award for Excellence in Psychotherapy.”
The annual award recognizes and supports the development of psychiatric residents who have demonstrated interest and ability in psychodynamic psychotherapy and/or psychodynamic psychiatry or have shown promise as researchers in biopsychosocial approaches to psychiatric practice, including psychotherapy.
Each year, program directors of psychiatry residency programs are invited to nominate and submit one of their current residents at any level of training for consideration.
The 2021 Austen Riggs Award for Excellence in Psychotherapy recipients are:
Dhruv Gupta Mt. Sinai/Elmhurst
Michael Huang University of Pennsylvania
Daniella Sampaio Sheppard Pratt
Stephen Downey University of Colorado
Meera Chatterjee Temple
Victoria Teague Campbell University / Cape Fear Valley Health
Desiree Li Stanford
Thomas Roach University of Toledo
Zicole Brown Prisma Health / University of South Carolina
Miriam Winthrop LAC+USC
Recipients of the Award for Excellence in Psychotherapy receive $250 and a certificate of honor.