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Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.732
Sponsors
Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 6, 2020
Application: Feb 25, 2020
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Miryam C. Gerdine, MPH
AMF@hrsa.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Nandini Assar
301.443.4920
Nassar@hrsa.gov

Purpose

The Addiction Medicine Fellowship (AMF) Program provides grants to expand the number of fellows at accredited Addiction Medicine Fellowship and Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship programs trained as addiction medicine specialists who work in underserved, community-based settings that integrate primary care with mental health disorders and substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and treatment services.

Program objectives are:

  • Increase the number of board certified addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry sub-specialists produced per program annually by providing stipends for new addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry fellowship slots and additional program support to sponsoring institutions
  • Collaborate and establish formal relationships with underserved, community-based settings to provide training of AMF Program fellows at these sites
  • Develop or enhance training for faculty from collaborating programs to create an infrastructure of skills and expertise that supports training fellows to provide opioid use disorder (OUD) and other SUD prevention, treatment and recovery services on integrated, interprofessional teams

Priorities include:

  • Combating the opioid crisis and mental health disorders
  • Transforming the workforce by targeting the need
  • Expanding telehealth services
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include sponsoring institutions of accredited addiction medicine fellowship programs or accredited addiction psychiatry fellowship programs, or a consortium consisting of at least one teaching health center and one sponsoring institution of an addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry fellowship program.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $800,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 25
Estimated total program funding: $20,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to HRSADSO@hrsa.gov by January 6, 2020.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Health workforce education and training · Illicit drug use · Physicians · Prescription drug misuse · Primary care · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth



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