Electives and Travel Awards

  • APA Medical Student Elective in HIV - provides opportunities for 4th year medical students to participate in a month-long clinical or research elective in HIV psychiatry at one of several prominent universities across the country
  • APA Minority Student Summer Externship in Addiction Psychiatry - provides opportunities for 10 medical students to spend one month during their summer break working with a mentor at a designated site where they will get a hands-on look at how psychiatrists treat patients and participate in an interactive didactic experiential learning program.
  • APA Minority Medical Student Summer Mentoring Program - this program identifies ethnic minority medical students who have an interest in psychiatric issues and provide experiences to foster this interest. This fellowship would match a medical student with a mentor based on interest of the medical student and the specialty of the mentor, practice setting (i.e. research or clinical) and geographic proximity.

Travel Scholarships and Awards