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Aaron Beck Awards

2014

  • La Trobe University: Doctor of Medical Science (Hon.)
  • Minding Your Mind: Changing Minds Award

2013

  • Kennedy Forum: Kennedy Community Health Award

2012

  • Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry: Yale Psychiatry Distinguished Alumni Award
  • The Prince Mahidol Award Foundation: Prince Mahidol Award
  • Columbia University: Edward J. Sachar Award

2011

  • American Society of Psychoanalytic Physicians: Sigmund Freud Award
  • Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania: Bell of Hope Award
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of Pennsylvania: Scholarship and Research Award

2010

  • American Journal of Nursing: Book of the Year in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

2009

  • American Philosophical Society/University of Pennsylvania: Rhoads Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Medicine
  • Anna-Monika Foundation: Anna-Monika Prize
  • Castilla del Pino Foundation: Eighth Castilla del Pino Award for Achievement in Psychiatry
  • Forum Lundense: Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science and Practice of Psychotherapy
  • National Nursing Centers Consortium: Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Pasarow Foundation: Pasarow Foundation Award for Research in Neuropsychiatry

2006

  • American Psychiatric Association: Adolf Meyer Award
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System: Strecker Award for outstanding contribution in the field of clinical psychiatry
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Lifetime Achievement Award
  • The Lasker Foundation: Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research
  • Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences: Gustav O. Lienhard Award

2005

  • International Academy for Suicide Research: Morselli Medal for Lifetime of Research in the Field of Suicide

2004

  • University of Louisville: Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

2003

  • Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences: Sarnat Award

2002

  • Yale University: Cherlin Lectureship
  • National Association for Personality Disorders: Treatment and Research Advancements Exemplary Achievement Award

2001

  • Heinz Family Philanthropies: Heinz Award for the Human Condition

2000

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Greater Philadelphia Chapter: Outstanding and Innovative Research into the Detection and Treatment of Suicidal Individuals

1999

  • Society for Research in Psychopathology: Joseph Zubin Award for Distinguished Contributions in Psychopathology
  • Brown University: Distinguished Scientific Award for the Study and Treatment of Mental Disorders

1998

  • Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy: Lifetime Achievement Award

1997

  • The Nicholas & Dorothy Cummings Foundation: Cummings PSYCHE Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences: Senior Member

1996

  • California Psychological Association: Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Society for Psychotherapy Research: Distinguished Scientist Award
  • Belmont Behavioral Health System: Outstanding Researcher Award

1995

  • Assumption College: Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters

1993

  • American Psychological Society: James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award in Applied Psychology

1992

  • Harvard University: The Karen Stone Lectureship
  • New York Academy of Medicine: Thomas William Salmon Award
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine: The Einstein Award in Psychiatry

1991

  • National Institute of Mental Health: Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award for Research Grant #MH47383 Risk Factors for Suicide in Psychiatric Outpatients
  • American Suicide Foundation: Research Award for Lifetime Work on Hopelessness and Suicide


1989

  • American Psychological Association: Distinguished Scientific Award for the Application of Psychology
  • Brown University: William Rogers Award

1987

  • Royal College of Psychiatrists: Fellow


1983

  • American Psychopathological Association: Paul Hoch Award
  • American Association of Suicidology: Louis Dublin Award for Suicide Research

1979

  • American Psychiatric Association: Foundation’s Fund Prize for Research in Psychiatry

1978

  • Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists: Distinguished Researcher Award

1948

  • Rhode Island Medical Society: Award for Research

1942

  • Brown University: Phi Beta Kappa, Francis Wayland Scholar, Gaston Award (for Oratory) and Bennet Essay Prize