Medical Student Travel Awards and Opportunities

Funded by SAMHSA

These externships and awards endeavor to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in mental health and substance abuse care by providing specialized training to medical students interested in serving minority communities.

Travel Scholarship for Medical Students

These scholarships support travel and related costs for racial/ethnic and underrepresented minority medical students considering a career in psychiatry to attend either the Annual Meeting in May or the IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference in October.

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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.

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Externship in Addiction Psychiatry

This program is intended to identify racial/ethnic minority medical students or medical students who have an interest in psychiatric services related to substance use disorders, prevention, early intervention and working with underserved populations.

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Summer Mentoring Program

This program is intended to identify racial/ethnic minority medical students or medical students who have an interest in psychiatry and working with underserved and vulnerable populations.

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Oct
2017
19
2017 IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
  • New Orleans, La.
  • Thur,  Oct  19 - Sun,  Oct  22
May
2018
05
2018 Annual Meeting
  • New York, N.Y.
  • Sat,  May  05 - Wed,  May  09