For Immediate Release
Balkozar Adam, MD, Receives AACAP Jeanne Spurlock, MD, Lecture and Award on Diversity and Culture
Washington, DC, September 24, 2019 –The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce Balkozar Adam, MD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, as the recipient of AACAP’s 2019 Jeanne Spurlock, MD, Lecture and Award on Diversity and Culture.
AACAP’s Jeanne Spurlock, MD, Lecture and Award on Diversity and Culture is named in honor of Jeanne Spurlock, MD, in recognition of her legendary commitment to recruiting members from diverse cultures into child and adolescent psychiatry. AACAP created this lecture and award in her honor to recognize her work and encourage others to follow her example. This distinguished award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the understanding of diversity and culture in children’s mental health and who contribute to the recruitment into child and adolescent psychiatry from all cultures.
Dr. Adam presents, “Culture, Compassion and Competency: When Culture is More than a Backdrop,” at AACAP's 66th Annual Meeting, on October 17, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.
For more information on this award, please contact
Reilly Polka, Communications Manager.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry promotes the
healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through
advocacy, education, and research. Child and adolescent psychiatrists
are the leading physician authority on children’s mental health. For
more information, please visit www.aacap.org