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Externship in Addiction Psychiatry

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American Psychiatric Association
Jan 31, 2018

Tatiana P. Claridad


The Minority Medical Student Summer Externship in Addiction Psychiatry program offers a one-month clinical shadowing program to minority medical students who have an interest in services related to substance abuse treatment and prevention in underserved areas. Externship sites will be located in rural or inner-city sites.


This program is open to all ethnic minority medical students currently enrolled in a U.S. medical school.

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

6 awards of up to $1,500 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 $1,500.

Application process

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

Tagged as
African Americans · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Asian and Pacific Islanders · Behavioral health workforce · Hispanics and Latinos · Minorities

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