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Institute of Medicine -- The Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health
The Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health is presented annually by the National Academy of Medicine. Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat established the award in 1992 out of a commitment to improving the science base and delivery of mental health services. This international award recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations for outstanding achievement in improving mental health and is accompanied by a medal and $20,000. Each year, a selection committee appointed by the NAM reviews nominations based on selection criteria that reflect the ideals of Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat.
Each year, a selection committee appointed by the National Academy of Medicine considers the following criteria when determining the winner of the Sarnat Prize.
The Sarnat Prize is awarded to individuals, groups, or organizations that have demonstrated at least one of the following criteria:
- contributions to improve understanding of, or treatment for, mental disorders (basic biomedical or clinical research);
- innovations in mental health services (counseling, clinical care, prevention, amelioration of symptoms, or promotion of mental health); or
- accomplishments in public policy or public leadership that enhance public understanding of mental disorders, foster advances in science, improve access to or delivery of mental health services, or otherwise promote mental health.
Deadline for Nominations: Apr. 15, 2020