Stoudemire Innovations in Education Award

How to Nominate or Apply

The Stoudemire Innovations in Education Award is given to an individual or individuals who has/have developed/led a creative educational program in the area of consultation-liaison psychiatry directed at any level, from medical students to C-L Psychiatry fellows, that is outstanding by virtue of its innovation and impact. The recipient is invited to prepare a poster for the Academy’s fall scientific meeting presenting the winning educational program. The award consists of a $1,000 honorarium and complimentary meeting registration.

Alan Stoudemire
Dr. Alan Stoudemire, from Emory University obituary.

The award is named for Alan Stoudemire, MD, FACLP, a highly respected clinician and educator and a prolific author and editor. Dr. Stoudemire was professor of Psychiatry at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He received the Academy’s highest honor, the Thomas P. Hackett Memorial Award, in 1997.

Dr. Stoudemire passed away at age 49 in February 2000 of melanoma. Dr. James Levenson, Academy president at the time, wrote in his President’s Message for the Newsletter:

“In health and in illness Alan was a remarkable man, and an inspiration to us all. He brought a level of serious commitment to his work few could match, yet never lost sight of life’s most important values of family and friendship, all the while wielding his wicked sense of humor, sparing no sacred cows.”

For an excellent and inspiring read about Dr. Stoudemire, see A Tribute to Alan Stoudemire, MD 1951–2000 in the February 2001 issue of Psychosomatics by Troy L. Thompson II, MD, FACLP (Academy president 1991-92).

2018 Stoudemire award to Sanjeev Sockalingham
Leo Pozuelo, MD, MBA, FACLP, FACP, chair of the Fellowship & Awards Subcommittee, presented the 2018 Stoudemire award to Sanjeev Sockalingham, MD, MHPE, FACLP, FRCPC.

Sue Stoudemire, Gary Gala
Guest presenter Sue Stoudemire, widow of Dr. Alan Stoudemire, with the recipient of the 2012 award, Gary J. Gala, MD, FACS, at the Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.

2023 Omar Mirza, DO
Harlem Hospital NYC Health + Hospitals
2022 Sarah Nagle-Yang, MD
University of Colorado Medicine
2021 Scott Simpson, MPH, MD
Denver Health Medical Center
2018 Sanjeev Sockalingham, MD, MHPE, FACLP, FRCPC
Medical Psychiatry Alliance Education Program, University of Toronto
2017 Robert McCarron, DO
UC Davis Train New Trainers (TNT) Primary Care Psychiatry (PCP) Fellowship
2016 Anna Ratzliff, MD, PhD
University of Washington Integrated Care Pathway: Psychiatry in Medical Settings
2015 No award
2014 No award
2013 J. Michael Bostwick, MD, FACLP
Disruptions in Development: A Pioneering Course for First-year Medical Students Taught at the Psychosomatic Interface
2012 Gary J. Gala, MD, FACS
Crossing the Blood Brain Barrier: An Experiment in Interdisciplinary Research
2011 Pamela Diefenbach, MD, FACLP
Educating Multiple Disciplines of Trainees in Primary Care Clinics
2010 Philip Bialer, MD, FACLP
MSKCC Comskil [communication skills] Curriculum
2009 Philip R. Muskin, MD, FACLP
A Tool for Assessment of Consultation-Liaison Trainees: Train the Trainer
2008 Rebecca W. Brendel, MD, JD
“Team 5” at Massachusetts General Hospital
2007 Per Fink, MD, FACLP
The TERM — An Advanced Educational Program for Primary Care Physicians in the Treatment of Functional Somatic Symptoms
2006 Robert Schneider, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University: A Unique Approach to Teaching Psychiatry to Nonpsychiatric Physicians Through a Special Curriculum that Incorporats the Way Internists Think
2005 No award
2004 Theodore A. Stern, MD, FACLP
Avery D. Weisman, MD Psychiatric Consultation Service of Massachusetts General Hospital
2003 Nehama Dresner, MD, FACLP, Program Director
Women’s Mental Health Rotation for Obstetrics/Gynecology Residents at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
2002 Donald L. Rosenstein, MD, FACLP, Program Director
NIMH Program in Psychiatric Research Bioethics
2001 Joseph S. Weiner, MD, PhD, Program Director
Program in the Doctor-Patient Relationship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center

How to Nominate or Apply for the Stoudemire Award

Complete the online Stoudemire Award Nomination form. All applications must be received by July 1. You can download a preview copy of the application here to help you prepare your submission ahead of completing it online.

The Fellowship & Awards Subcommittee will review all applications in collaboration with designated members of the Education Committee.

The recipient is invited to prepare a poster for the Academy’s fall scientific meeting presenting the winning educational program. The award consists of a $1,000 honorarium and complimentary meeting registration.