ADAA Member Recognition Awards

Recognizing ADAA Members

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


Member of Distinction Award

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

Recognizing and Treating Complicated Grief

Katherine Shear, MD 

Marion E. Kenworthy Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University School of Social Work
and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Director, Complicated Grief Research and Training Program
Director, Complicated Grief Treatment Program, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Director, Bereavement and Grief Program, Columbia University School of Social Work

Dr. Shear describes complicated grief, how it differs from bereavement, and how it's treated.