AAAP Now Accepting 2013 Travel Award Applications

Are you a medical student, resident, or fellow interested in attending AAAP's 24th Annual Meeting and Symposium in Scottsdale, Arizona?

Apply for a travel award today!

Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center

This year's AAAP Annual Meeting and Symposium will be held at the Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center in Scottsdale, Arizona on December 5 - 8, 2013.

AAAP has three awards available this year.  All awards would help defray the costs of travel, lodging and the meeting registration fee will be waived.


  • The (Medical Student, Resident, Fellow) Travel Award: This award is given to medical students, residents  and Addiction Psychiatry fellows who are interested in learning about the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders. To see the qualifications and the application materials, please click here.


  • The Regional Travel Award: This award is given to residents who: (1) have an interest in Addiction Psychiatry; (2) have demonstrated some leadership potential; (3) are enrolled in good standing in an ACGME or ACGME equivalent psychiatric residency; and (4) are willing to host an educational event after attending AAAP's Annual Meeting and Symposium to disseminate information to residents, other trainees and/or members of the local psychiatric community and (5) have support of their Residency Training Director to participate in this initiative. The educational activity must be related to content presented at the Annual Meeting. To learn more about this award and how to apply, click here.


  • The Young Investigator Research Award: One award will be given to a resident, fellow or early career psychiatrist who has completed the majority of his or her research during the time they were a resident or fellow. This award will be presented based on the quality of original research in the field of substance use disorders.  The recipient of this award will present their work during the Paper Session at the Annual Meeting (attending and presenting is required). To learn more, click here.

If you have any questions regarding the 2013 travel awards, please email or call  AAAP's National Office at (401) 524-3076. We look forward to seeing you in Scottsdale!