Applications are now closed for 2014


Interdisciplinary leaders in substance use education, research, care and policy

2014 Substance Abuse Conference Travel Awards

38th Annual National Conference
November 6-8, 2014

JW Marriott Hotel
San Francisco, CA

The Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) has opportunities for health professionals to exchange ideas on substance use education, research, clinical care, and policies. AMERSA has applied for NIDA funding to underwrite a limited amount of travel/lodging for health professionals to participate in our annual conference. If AMERSA is again approved for this funding, full or partial awards are available for up to 15 new attendees to attend the 2014 AMERSA National Conference.

Full or partial awards are available for up to 15 attendees to attend the 2014 AMERSA National Conference. Applications are now being accepted for first-time attendees as well as second-time attendees.

Applicants must be:
(a)  Health professional educators or researchers, or researchers in training (e.g., doctoral students, research fellows).
(b)  Conducting substance use related education, training and/or research.

Preference will be given to:
(a)  Health professionals who are women, Latino, African American, or from other racial/ethnic minority groups.
(b)  Members of health professions that AMERSA is targeting for increased participation (for example, but not limited to: nursing, social work, psychology, dentistry, allied health professions).
(c)  Educators/Clinicians: Individuals with the ability to incorporate knowledge and skills from the national meeting into their teaching and/or or clinical practice.
(d)  Researchers: Individuals with the ability to incorporate knowledge and skills from the national meeting to the content and dissemination of their program of research.

(e)  Individuals who submit an abstract, poster or workshop presentation (Travel award recipients who apply for a second year of funding WILL be expected to submit proposals).
(d)  Individuals involved in research focused on underserved populations, particularly Latinos, African Americans, or women, or whose audiences work with these populations

Awardees must commit to attend the 3-day conference

Please complete the application and submit along with your curriculum vitae or NIH biosketch. Applications may be submitted electronically online at www.amersa.org, emailed to Doreen@amersa.org, or faxed to (877) 418-8769.





Download Travel Award Submission form
Applications are CLOSED for the 2014 conference.

Online Travel Award Submission
Applications are CLOSED for the 2014 conference.
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