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Externship in Addiction Psychiatry

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American Psychiatric Association
Jan 31, 2021



The American Psychiatric Association (APA) offers a one-month clinical shadowing program to minority medical students who have an interest in services substance abuse treatment and prevention services for racial/ethnic minorities and underserved populations.


This program is open to all ethnic minority medical students currently enrolled in a U.S. medical school. Applicants must be APA Student Members at the time of application

For the purposes of this program ethnic minorities are: American-Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian, Asian American, African American and Hispanic/Latino populations.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to 5 awards of up to $2,000 will be made for living expenses. Students whose mentoring location is out-of-state are eligible for travel reimbursement, however, total reimbursement for travel and living expenses cannot exceed $2,400.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Black or African American · Hispanic or Latino · Minorities · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Substance use and misuse

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