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The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry (ASAP) offers opportunities for residents/trainees to present a poster session during our annual meeting and submit a paper.  Awards are given for each.

Resident Poster Sessions &

ASAP Best Resident Poster Session Award

(Submission Deadline: January 31, 2025)

A resident poster session can be presented by a resident who is the primary author, adult or child/adolescent psychiatry resident at an accredited institution, and eligible for ASAP member.ship Any resident submitting a poster will receive complimentary registration to our annual meeting and admission to all activities if held in person and not affiliated with another organization's meeting.  ASAP judges will review all poster sessions to select the recipient of the ASAP Best Resident Poster Session Award.  The winner will receive a $500 award to offset costs to attend the meeting (if no in person meeting is held, the winner still receives the award).  The winner will be announced at the end of our annual meeting program.  Attendees are encouraged to visit the poster session to view the research presented.   Set up and other information may be downloaded here.


Look at our 2024 Poster Sessions Here


2024 Winner, Maneesh Chidambaram


Lois T. Flaherty MD Best Resident Paper on Adolescent Psychiatry Award

(Submission Deadline: January 31, 2025)


ASAP accepting submissions for ASAP's Lois T. Flaherty, MD Best Resident Paper on Adolescent Psychiatry Award and is seeking outstanding resident papers on adolescent mental health.  These can be original research papers, case series and detailed case reports, or review articles. The award includes $1,000 that can be used to offset the costs involved in travel to the meeting and the opportunity to be recognized at ASAP’s annual meeting if held in person. In the event there is no in person meeting held or if the meeting is part of a larger organization's meeting, the winner still receives the cash award. The winning paper will be considered for publication in Adolescent Psychiatry, the official journal of ASAP.  

In 2024, Bentham Science, publisher of Adolescent Psychiatry has

provided a generous $1000 grant to ASAP specifically towards our

Lois T. Flaherty Best Resident Paper Award. ASAP deeply thanks 

Bentham Science for their generosity!


Review the summary of the 2024 winning Paper Here!

2024 Winner, Rikinkumar Patel, M.D.

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