Academic Psychiatry Committee

Poster Contest for Residents and Fellows

The MPS poster competition for our Resident-Fellow Members will be bigger and better this year, with all entries displayed at our annual meeting in April 2019!  Thanks to generous funding from the Maryland Foundation for Psychiatry, the winner will receive a $200 cash prize as well as a complimentary ticket to the meeting.  Two finalists will also be selected and will receive $100 each in addition to complimentary tickets. The winners of last year’s inaugural competition are listed here.  Please click here for complete details about the process and requirements.  The deadline to enter is January 31, 2019. Electronic copies of posters are due February 10, 2019.  For more information, or to apply please click here.

MPS Best Paper Awards Deadline January 31, 2019

To recognize outstanding scholarship by young psychiatrists in Maryland, the MPS established annual “best paper” awards in 2013.  Previous winners are listed here.  The Academic Psychiatry Committee is currently soliciting nominations for the 2018 Paper of the Year Award in two categories:

  • Best Paper by an Early Career Psychiatrist Member (ECP): Eligible psychiatrists are ECP members who are first authors of papers published or in press in 2018. Thanks to generous funding from the Maryland Foundation for Psychiatry, the winner will receive a $200 cash prize as well as a complimentary ticket to the MPS annual dinner in April 2019.
  • Best Paper by a Resident-Fellow Member (RFM): Eligible psychiatrists are Resident-Fellow members who are first authors of papers that were written, in press, and/or published in 2018.  Thanks to generous funding from the Maryland Foundation for Psychiatry, the winner will receive a $200 cash prize as well as a complimentary ticket to the MPS annual dinner in April 2019.

Scholarly work of all kinds (e.g., scientific reports, reviews, case reports) will be considered.  If you would like to nominate a paper and author, please email or mail the paper as indicated below by January 31, 2019.  Please include a brief explanation of why you believe the work is worthy of special recognition.

Robert P. Roca, MD, MPH, MBA
Academic Psychiatry Committee Chair
Sheppard Pratt Health System
6501 North Charles Street
Towson, MD  21204
rroca@sheppardpratt.org

Have You Published Lately?

The MPS would like to highlight recent journal articles published by its members.  If you have published within the past year, please email the title, publication, date and preferably a link to mps@mdpsych.org.  Please also include a photo and a sentence or two summary, if possible.