For Immediate Release
Gaby Ritfeld, MD, PhD, Receives AACAP Pilot Research Award for Junior Faculty and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows, Supported by AACAP
Washington, DC, November 13, 2020 –The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce Gaby Ritfeld, MD, PhD, as the recipient of AACAP's 2020 Pilot Research Award for Junior Faculty and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows, supported by AACAP.
AACAP’s Pilot Research Award for Junior Faculty and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows, supported by AACAP, provides up to $15,000 of funding for junior faculty and child and adolescent psychiatry fellows who have an interest in beginning a career in child and adolescent mental health research. This award helps reduce the current shortage of clinical researchers by getting young investigators engaged in mental health research programs.
Dr. Ritfeld will be recognized at the Junior Research Scholar Lunch during AACAP's 68th Annual Meeting in Georgia, Atlanta, October 25-30, 2021.
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