Congressional Fellow

Congressional Fellow

Daniel Jackson, M.D., was selected as APA’s 2015-2016 Jeanne Spurlock Congressional Fellow. Jackson was a third-year psychiatry resident at the University of Louisville at the time. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine and a member of the Advocacy and Policy Subcommittee of the Greater Louisville Medical Society. He is also an in-training delegate for the Kentucky Medical Association and serves as the Kentucky Psychiatric Medical Association’s representative for the University of Louisville. His fellowship was on Capitol Hill from September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2016.

The APA Jeanne Spurlock Congressional Fellowship is an opportunity for residents, fellows, and early career psychiatrists to represent the profession of psychiatry on Capitol Hill and work with federal policymakers to shape public policy. Fellows traditionally help develop legislative proposals, track and analyze legislative initiatives, arrange hearings, brief members of Congress and their staffs, and interact with constituents.  For the full article on this, along with other articles, please click on the links below.

http://psychnews.psychiatryonline.org/doi/full/10.1176/appi.pn.2015.8b31

http://www.joomag.com/magazine/glms-news-volume-26-issue-6/0191730001434717384?page=5