AACAP Robert L. Stubblefield, MD Delegate to the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Resident and Fellow Section

The award was established through a gift from Mrs. Alice Stubblefield in honor of her late husband and former AACAP President, Robert L. Stubblefield, MD.  The award supports one AACAP resident or fellow member to the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates, with attendance at the June Annual Meeting and the November Interim Meeting each year, for the duration of the awardee’s child psychiatry residency, integrated training, or fellowship program.

  • AACAP reserves the right to cancel the program if terms and conditions are not met.
  • All program funds are contingent upon receipt of adequate funding from our sponsors.
  • AACAP reserves the right to waive liabilities.
  • Candidates must be enrolled in a child psychiatry residency, integrated training, or fellowship program; or
  • Board-eligible and certified in child and adolescent psychiatry; and
  • An AACAP member; and
  • An AMA member.

Applications may be submitted electronically to govaffairs@aacap.org no later than July 22, 2021, and must include the following.

  • A letter of intent of no more than three pages;
  • Candidate’s curriculum vitae; and
  • A letter of support from chief of child and adolescent psychiatry, or department of psychiatry chair.

Awardee must attend the AMA House of Delegates Meeting and complete all the roles of the Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) Delegate. (Please note that the successful awardee will commence service after July 2021.) 

Please email govaffairs@aacap.org with any questions and for specific details on the RFS Roles and Responsibilities requirement.