Dr. Koenig Named Janssen Scholar

Aaron Koenig, MD Selected as Janssen Resident
Psychiatric Research Scholar

The American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education (APIRE) has announced that Aaron Koenig, MD, a PGY-3 Resident, has been selected for a one year Janssen Resident Research Scholars fellowship.  The program focuses on clinical and health services research in all areas of behavioral health research, and is designed to identify and encourage psychiatric residents at the PGY-1, PGY-2 or PGY-3 levels to enter the field of psychiatric research.

As part of the fellowship, Dr. Koenig will receive a travel stipend to attend the American Psychiatric Association?s Annual Meeting.  He will also take part in special mentoring and career enrichment programs at the meeting, as well as throughout the coming year.   In addition, Janssen Resident Research Scholars receive $2,500 during their fellowship to assist in research career development (e.g., for use in developing a pilot research project, or obtaining statistical consultation).

Dr. Koenig is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  In addition to his appointment as a Janssen Scholar, he was the recipient of a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship Award during medical school, during which time he contributed to clinical research studies within the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Treatment and Research Program at the University of Pennsylvania, and was also awarded the Janet W. Colenda Scholarship  during his PGY-2 year of residency, to support his research activities within the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation Honors Scholars Program.

Congratulations to Dr. Koenig on his selection for the Janssen Resident Research Scholars Fellowship!