The AACAP Catchers in the Rye Humanitarian Award was established in 1990 to honor those who have made significant contributions to society through support of child and adolescent psychiatry.

2013 – Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Family

2012 - Garen and Shari Staglin

2011 - Nancy Anthony

2010 - Eric Kandel, M.D.

2009 - Nancy Harris

2008 - Catherine DeAngelis, M.D., M.P.H.

2007 - T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. and Robert Coles, M.D.

2006 - Sir Nicholas Winton

2005 - Susan and Bernard (posthumously) Mendik

2004 - Hillary Rodham Clinton

2003 - U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy (D-RI)

2002 - Brook Garber Neidich

2001 - David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.

2000 - Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan

1999 - Senator Paul Wellstone

1998 - Jack Davis, Ph.D.

1997 - Albert Abramson

1996 - Irving B. Harris

1995 - Beatrice Cummings Mayer

1994 - Gail and Jay Furman

1992 - Irving and Helen Schneider