28 January 2021
Grespi’s Deputy Medical Director, Dr William Badenhorst has been named an International Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for his significant contributions to the psychiatric field.
The APA, founded in 1844, is the world’s largest psychiatric organisation and represents a growing membership of 38,000 doctors who specialise in mental health.
International Distinguished Fellowship is one of the highest membership honours bestowed by the APA on its members. It is awarded to outstanding psychiatrists who have made significant contributions to the profession in at least five of the following areas: clinical excellence, scientific and scholarly publications, teaching, administration, volunteering, and community involvement.