Application for the 2022 “Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology Fellowship Award” are now open to all members of IASP. Two IASP members will be nominated for this award from IASP by the Executive Council . The nominations will be forwarded to the JSPN and final approval will be provided by the JSPN. The last date for submission for the award to IASP is 31st August, 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. Young psychiatrists, who are member of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry, can apply for the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (JSPN) Fellowship Award-2022.

Young psychiatrist for the purpose of this award should:

  • Be psychiatrists younger than 40 years of age or with 10 years or less experience in psychiatry
  • Not be previous recipients of the JSPN Fellowship Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize early-career, outstanding psychiatrists and to encourage academic discussion and personal friendships with early-career Japanese psychiatrists at the 118th annual meeting of the JSPN from June 16th to 18th, 2022, in Fukuoka, Japan.

Award recipients will be expected to:

  • Stay at a designated accommodation site
  • Participate in the meeting for the three-day period
  • Give a presentation at one of the Award symposia (on the topic for which the recipient applied)
  • Attend other programs for JSPN Fellowship Award recipients

Award recipients will also be expected to participate in future JSPN Fellowship Award Alumni programs. They can carry out research about each theme in psychiatry with Japanese young psychiatrists and past Fellowship Awardees.

Applicants must choose one of the following four topics and submit an abstract of 200 – 250 words in length.

1. Efforts to ensure continuity of psychiatric care under the COVID-19 pandemic

2. Mental health of healthcare workers under the COVID-19 pandemic

3. Mental health of the general population under the COVID-19 pandemic: including a brief case description

4. Efforts to maintain mental health in the general population under the COVID-19 pandemic

The details for application and form for download is available at – https://iasp.org.in/awards/jspn-fellowship/