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Arthur B. Richter Award in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Arthur B. Richter Award in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - $500

The Arthur B. Richter Award in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is designed to encourage interest in clinical child and adolescent psychiatry and has the following requirements: 

  • Strong interest in a career in child and adolescent psychiatry;
  • Commitment to complete an elective in child and adolescent psychiatry during fourth year;
  • Commitment to attend the annual Arthur B. Richter Conference (funded by the award) during the fourth year;
  • Completion of an on-line application; and
  • Letter of support for the nomination by one Department of Psychiatry faculty member. 

One award may be given annually to an IUSM third year medical student to be paid during the fourth year.

 

How to Apply 

1. Complete your application online at Arthur B. Richter Award in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. You may submit your application anytime after completing your third year clerkship in the Department of Psychiatry.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  June 15, 2012

 
  • A letter of interest (maximum 300 words) outlining your interest in child and adolescent psychiatry;
  • Submission of the name of one Department of Psychiatry faculty member who has agreed to write a letter supporting your nomination (we will contact the faculty member to obtain their letter of support after your application is received);
  • Designation of the Department of Psychiatry elective to be completed during the fourth year; and
  • A statement documenting your satisfactory overall academic standing in IUSM courses.

Applicants will be notified by email when the application has been received. 

Selection Process

Applications will be reviewed and final candidates will be interviewed by the Richter Committee. Notification of the final committee decision will be sent via email no later than July 1, 2012.  

Award Payment

The $500 award will be paid after completion of the Department of Psychiatry elective.

Questions

Please contact the IU Department of Psychiatry Medical Student Coordinator, Vicki Anderson, at vpetrou@iupui.edu or by phone at (317) 274-7483.

2. The application process requires:

  • A letter of interest (maximum 300 words) outlining your interest in child and adolescent psychiatry;
  • Submission of the name of one Department of Psychiatry faculty memeber who has agreed to write a letter supporting your nomination (we will contact the faculty member to obtain their letter of support after your application is received);
  • Designation of the Department of Psychiatry elective to be completed during the fourth year; and
  • A statement documenting your satisfactory overall academic standing in IUSM courses.

Applications will be notified by email when the application has been received.

Selection Process
Applications will be reviewed and final candidates will be inverviewed by the Richter Committee. notification of the final committee decision will be sent via email no later than July 1, 2012.

Award Payment
The $500 award will be paid after completion of the Department of Psychiatry elective.