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Brandt F. Steele Award
The Brandt F. Steele, M.D. Award was established in 1997 by The Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis to honor Dr. Steel’s life-long intellectual curiosity and interest in early childhood development.
The recipients of the award are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in the areas of teaching, research, and community service. Dr. Steele passed away on January 19, 2005 at the age of 97. A cash award of $500 accompanies this honor.
BRANDT F. STEELE AWARD RECIPIENTS:
John D. Benjamin Award
The John D. Benjamin, M.D. Award was established by The Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis and the Denver Psychoanalytic Society to commemorate Dr. John D. Benjamin’s lifelong commitment to the advancement of child psychoanalysis and his pioneering interest in child development.
Dr. Benjamin was a psychiatrist at the University of Colorado School of Medicine from 1935 to 1965, and conducted pioneering research in child development in conjunction with the Department of Pediatrics.
This award is given to someone who has demonstrated a commitment to child development and the mental health needs of children. The recipient may be an Institute Faculty member, Society member, or a member of the psychoanalytic community. A cash award of $500 accompanies this honor.
JOHN D. BENJAMIN AWARD RECIPIENTS:
Robert Emde Award
The Robert Emde Scientific Advancement Award was established in 2005 in recognition of Dr. Robert Emde's outstanding accomplishments and commitment to the advancement of psychoanalysis as a science.
Award recipient must be a Faculty member, Candidate or Student of the Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis. A cash award of $500 accompanies this honor.
ROBERT EMDE AWARD RECIPIENTS:
The Paula and William Bernstein Award for Excellence in Teaching & Supervision
The Paula and William Bernstein Award for Excellence in Teaching & Supervision was established in 2020 in recognition of Drs. William E. and Paula P. Bernstein's for their teaching, academic interests, supervision/consulting and devotion to analytic education.
This award is given to an Institute Faculty member who through their transmission of knowledge, devotion, and personal enrichment has made an impact on the Analytic Candidates learning experience. A cash award of $500 accompanies this honor.
BERNSTEIN TEACHING AWARD RECIPIENTS: