Second-year medical student Mallika Lakshmi Mendu has received a 2005 Jeanne Spurlock Minority Medical Student Clinical Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The fellowship provides minority medical students with opportunities to work with outstanding child and adolescent psychiatrist mentors. James F. Leckman, M.D., the Neison Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry in the Child Study Center and professor of pediatrics, will serve as her mentor.