You will receive a total stipend of $3,600.00 to help pay for hotel and transportation expenses to attend the 2-day Colloquium (including Early Research Career Breakfast) at the 2024 APA Annual Meeting, 6-Month Colloquium Booster Session at the 2024 ACNP Annual Meeting, and 12-Month Colloquium Booster Session at the 2025 SOBP Annual Meeting. Stipend 1: You will receive $1,200.00 after you attend the 2-day Colloquium and Early Research Career Breakfast at the APA Annual Meeting. Stipend 2: You will receive $1,200.00 after you attend the 6-Month Colloquium Booster Session during the ACNP Annual Meeting. Stipend 3: You will receive $1,200.00 after you attend the 12-Month Colloquium Booster Session during the SOBP Annual Meeting.
- Updated Curriculum Vitae (5 page maximum)
- Two-page statement describing current and proposed research projects
- One-page abstract of a study that is new or in progress. This abstract should 1) fall within your stated area of research interest; 2) be a project that would benefit from feedback and mentorship; 3) be in line with your personal research career goals. You should not submit a project that has been completed and/or published. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].
- 250-word personal statement by the nominee describing how their attendance at the Colloquium will further his/her career goals.
- Letter of recommendation, either from the nominee's research mentor or other faculty member, describing the nominee's potential as a researcher and potential to benefit from the Colloquium.
- If accepted to take part in the Colloquium:
- Participants will be asked to briefly discuss their research idea/study in small groups of 5 mentees to 3-4 senior mentors and present it in a poster format.
- Participants will be asked to present on their research idea/study in a formal 15- to-20-minute oral PowerPoint presentation in small group breakout sessions and poster presentation formats.
Criteria / Eligibility
- Beginner- or intermediate-level early research career psychiatrist investigators who are residents, fellows, or junior faculty.
- Should be a member of the APA or be eligible to become a member of the APA once notified of acceptance.
- Must be receiving residency training in the U.S. or Canada OR have your junior faculty position in the U.S. or Canada. (International applicants may apply here)
- Should have interest and potential in developing a research career in one or more of the six research areas listed above.
- Must be able to attend all Colloquium events, which include:
- At least one virtual pre-colloquium seminar and one virtual post-colloquium virtual seminar (February - April).
- The two-day in-person immersive Research Colloquium at the APA Annual Meeting (May 4-5, 2024).
- The one-day in-person Early Research Career breakfast at the APA Annual Meeting (May 7, 2024).
- The 6-month in-person Colloquium Booster Session at the ACNP Annual Meeting (December 7, 2024).
- The 12-month in-person Colloquium Booster Session at the SOBP Annual Meeting (April 23, 2025).
- Early research career psychiatrist investigators conducting minority health and health disparities research in these subject areas are encouraged to apply.
- Past participants in the Research Colloquium who previously participated in track 1 are eligible to apply for track 2 following a two-year gap. (e.g., If you participated as a track 1 in 2020, then you are eligible to apply for track 2 in 2022)
- Individuals with federal research awards (e.g., R01, R03 Awards) are not eligible.
- Track 1 (Beginner level) applicants must:
- Be interested in psychiatric research.
- Be in the early stage of developing area of research interest.
- Be able to give a 15- to-20-minute oral presentation on a new or ongoing research interest, project, or proposal in its early development phase within a small group session and present a poster on the research idea during the poster session to receive guidance from assigned team mentors.
- Track 2 (Intermediate level) applicants must:
- Be interested in psychiatric research.
- Have a clear research area of interest, but need mentorship in moving forward to develop a K-award project or fine-tuning their research portfolio.
- Be able to give a 15- to-20-minute oral presentation on an ongoing research project or research protocol in a small group session and present a poster on the same research study during the poster session.
Applications are due January 1 at 11:59 P.M. PT.
Notification will occur in February.
Margaret Maison, M.P.H,