Awards and Recognition


Dr. Raghu Gandhi, MD - IAPA Award

Dr. Raghu Gandhi won the second best poster award in the IAPA (Indo-American psychiatric association meeting) category at the American Psychological Association in San Francisco in May 2019. Title of the poster: Telepsychiatry - Where does India stand? Scope, and challenges.

Alik Widge, MD, PhD - NIMH R01 Grant


Alik Widge was awarded an NIMH R01 grant in April 2019 entitled "Circuit Specific Electrical Brain Stimulation", totaling over $500,000.


Lora Wichser, MD - Herz Faculty Teaching Development Award

Dr. Lora Wichser, Course Director for the Psychiatry Externship, has received a Herz Faculty Teaching Development Award for 2018-19.

The award provides funding for a faculty development project that will benefit faculty and learners at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Wichser's project will examine current practices and then identify strategies to improve the reliability of faculty assessment of learners.