The Dr. Alan Emamdee

Scholarship for Medical Students

The Dr. Alan Emamdee Scholarship supports students who demonstrate a passion for psychiatry and commitment to serving vulnerable populations. Established in 2023, this $1,000 annual award honors Dr. Emamdee’s distinguished career as a compassionate psychiatrist known for his psychodynamic approach. The scholarship aims to inspire the next generation of psychiatric providers who share Dr. Emamdee’s dedication to community mental healthcare and cross-cultural understanding. Medical students must submit an essay to be considered for the award, which is granted to one exemplary student each year.

Who is it for?

The Dr. Alan Emamdee Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited medical school in the United States. Applicants must be pursuing an MD or DO degree and have an expressed interest in psychiatry as a future specialty. The scholarship aims to support students who demonstrate academic success, community engagement, and a passion for mental healthcare. Ideal applicants will exhibit Dr. Emamdee's commitment to serving vulnerable and underserved populations as a psychiatric provider. The scholarship is intended to help inspire and enable a new generation of compassionate, dedicated psychiatric practitioners.

Dr. Alan Emamdee

Dr. Alan Emamdee, DO.

Dr. Alan Emamdee is a distinguished psychiatrist known for his compassionate care and dedication to underserved communities. He received his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010 and completed his psychiatric residency at Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia. Dr. Emamdee has over a decade of experience providing inpatient, outpatient, and consultative psychiatry services to diverse populations. He served Native American communities in rural New Mexico, utilizing his psychodynamic approach to bridge cultural divides. More recently, Dr. Emamdee has focused on geriatric psychiatry and medication management for Brooklyn nursing homes. His varied experiences and commitment to community mental health exemplify the spirit of this scholarship for future physicians.

Learn About The Scholarship

The Dr. Alan Emamdee Scholarship provides $1,000 to one exemplary medical student each year who intends to pursue psychiatry. Applicants must submit an essay describing their interest in the field, how they plan to make a positive impact as a future psychiatrist, and why they are a deserving candidate. A committee reviews submissions and selects one recipient based on academic merit, demonstrated compassion, and alignment with Dr. Emamdee’s values of serving vulnerable populations. The scholarship aims to alleviate financial burden so awardees can focus on their psychiatric education and training. Recipients are honored at an annual ceremony. By supporting a future generation of providers, this scholarship pays tribute to Dr. Emamdee’s meaningful contributions as a psychiatrist driven by empathy and social responsibility.

Earn Money Toward Your Education

The Dr. Alan Emamdee Scholarship provides $1,000 to help medical students fund their psychiatric education. The cost of medical school can be prohibitive for many aspiring physicians. This scholarship aims to alleviate financial burden so recipients can focus on their training to become competent, compassionate psychiatrists. Whether paying tuition, books, housing, or other expenses, this award contributes meaningfully toward the rising costs of medical education. Recipients are chosen based on their embodiment of Dr. Emamdee’s dedication to mental healthcare and serving vulnerable populations. By supporting a future psychiatrist financially, the scholarship honors Dr. Emamdee’s career and enables another generation to follow in his footsteps.

The Dr. Alan Emamdee Scholarship - Inspiring Compassionate Psychiatrists

The Dr. Alan Emamdee Scholarship was established in 2023 to honor Dr. Emamdee’s distinguished career as a dedicated psychiatric provider focused on community mental health. This annual $1,000 award supports medical students who demonstrate academic excellence, compassion, and a commitment to serving vulnerable populations as future psychiatrists. By alleviating financial burden, the scholarship aims to inspire the next generation of providers to emulate Dr. Emamdee’s psychodynamic, culturally competent approach to psychiatry. One exemplary medical student pursuing an MD or DO degree is selected each year through an essay-based application process. The scholarship ultimately pays tribute to Dr. Emamdee’s meaningful service by enabling others to follow his footsteps.


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