Apply for AAAP's 2013 Travel Awards!

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!
All applications due September 3, 2013.

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 four 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 certain 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 International Travel Award: This newly funded award is much like the Regional Travel Award, applicants should have similar qualifications as listed in the description above. After the Annual Meeting and Symposium in Scottsdale, the awardee will present a topic he/she learned at the conference to other trainees or members of the psychiatric community. Applications should be submitted in English and will only be accepted from non-US and non-Canadian trainees. For more information, 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.

When sending in your application materials, please specify what travel award you are applying for. If you have any questions regarding the 2013 travel awards, please email Grace@aaap.org or call  AAAP's National Office at (401) 524-3076. We look forward to seeing you in Scottsdale! 

 
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