For Immediate Release

Jeffrey Hunt, MD, Receives AACAP Cancro Academic Leadership Award

Washington, DC, September 24, 2019 –The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce Jeffrey Hunt, MD, as the recipient of AACAP's 2019 Cancro Academic Leadership Award.

In odd-numbered years, this distinguished award recognizes master educators who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field of child and adolescent psychiatry education through teaching, mentorship, scholarship, and leadership.

Dr. Hunt presents his Honors Presentation titled “Greatest Hits for Making It Stick: Enhancing Durable Knowledge in Lifelong Learning” at AACAP's 66th Annual Meeting on October 18, 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