At its recent annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, the American College of Psychiatrists inducted Susan Hardesty
, MD, vice president and medical director, The Menninger Clinic, into its membership.
According to The College’s website, “Membership in The College is limited to psychiatrists who have demonstrated outstanding competence in the field of psychiatry, and who have achieved national recognition in one of the following fields: clinical practice, research, academic leadership and teaching.”
Dr. Hardesty oversees the medical staff at Menninger and all assessment and treatment programs
. She is board certified in psychiatry and forensic psychiatry. In 2009, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) honored Dr. Hardesty with the National Exemplary Psychiatrist Award, while South Carolina NAMI selected her as the 2009 Psychiatrist of the Year.
The College is a nonprofit honorary association based in Chicago.