On Friday, October 13, 2023, IPPS will be giving the following two awards. Please read the descriptions of what the nominating committee is looking for in an award winner and complete the form to submit your nominee. If you have a nominee for each award, you will need to submit two separate forms.
Paul E. Huston Award
The Paul E. Huston Award was established in 1988 by the Society in honor of Dr. Huston who, for many years was Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa and who was one of the founders and first President of the Iowa Psychiatric Society. The award honors a psychiatrist whose outstanding contributions have improved the welfare of those with mental illness in Iowa.
Resident Excellence Award
The award recognizes a resident who best exemplifies excellence in a broad range of academic activities at their training program as well as active involvement in educational and social activities of the Iowa Psychiatric Physicians Society, promoting and propagating the mission and vision of IPPS in the state of Iowa. The resident or fellow is deemed likely to make a significant contribution to the field. The award includes a $500 check from IPS.
Nominations will be accepted July 18 – August 18, 5pm CT. Once nominations are closed, the Nominating Committee will convene and select award recipients.