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Tampi to receive Educator of the Year Award from AAGP

October 11, 2018

Rajesh Tampi, MBBS, DFAPA, MS, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) Educator of the Year Award.

The award recognizes extraordinary efforts, innovations, and accomplishments that have a direct impact on the quality of geriatric psychiatry education.

It will be presented at the Opening Plenary of the AAGP 2019 Annual Meeting March 1, 2019 in Atlanta.

Tampi is Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Cleveland Clinic Akron General in Akron, Ohio, and Section Head of Geriatric Psychiatry for the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Cleveland Clinic.

He completed his Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale School of Medicine and has received three Outstanding Teaching Attending Awards and the Chairman’s Award for outstanding teaching, research, and clinical work from the Yale Department of Psychiatry.

He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and President of the International Medical Graduates Caucus at the APA. He is President-elect of AAGP.

Submitted by Christopher Gardner on October 11, 2018