ADAA Member Recognition Awards

Recognizing ADAA Members

The ADAA Awards Program recognizes member participation and commitment to the association and to the community.

ADAA Member of Distinction Award

Application deadline: to be announced

This award recognizes a mid-career clinician or researcher who advances the mission of ADAA through significant service and commitment to the organization and its membership.

Award   The recipient will be recognized and photographed at the Opening Session of the annual conference. In addition, the recipient will be invited for the following:

  • Interview or podcast for the ADAA website about the value of ADAA membership
  • Participate on next year’s award-selection committee  

Eligibility Criteria

  • ADAA member for 10 years or more
  • Record of service through participation in the organization's committees, task forces or boards, mentoring, special initiatives, or involvement in the annual conference.

Jerilyn Ross Clinician Advocate Award

Application deadline: to be announced

To honor the memory and lifework of Jerilyn Ross, cofounder of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America and president from 1985 to 2010, this award will acknowledge a professional who exemplifies excellence and outstanding advocacy for patient education and care, training, and research.

Award   The recipient will be recognized and photographed at the Opening Session of the annual conference and receive complimentary registration, travel, and hotel accommodations for two nights at the annual conference.
In addition, the recipient will be invited for the following:

  • Record a podcast for the ADAA website about the importance of advocacy and the role of clinician advocates in improving care and ending stigma
  • Participate on next year’s award-selection committee  

Eligibility Criteria 

  • ADAA member
  • Mental health professional from any clinical discipline
  • Demonstrated track record of advocacy on behalf of those suffering from anxiety disorders
  • Proven highest standards of empirically supported care or clinical innovation
  • Must attend the ADAA Annual Conference

Clinician Outreach Award

Application deadline: to be announced

This award acknowledges clinician members of ADAA who fulfill the public education and outreach mission of the association. It will recognize one clinician or groups of clinicians who have informed the general public or served those suffering from a specific anxiety disorder.

Activities must be novel, innovative, or related to expanding the delivery of information or clinical services. Examples of a project, service, or innovation include opening the first program in a region without mental health services for anxiety disorders; volunteering to help combat veterans overcome PTSD; conducting free mental health screenings for anxious children at a local shelter.

Questions?awards [at] adaa [dot] org ( Email ADAA )or morrowkjm [at] yahoo [dot] com (Kimberly Morrow, LCSW, Awards Chair)

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