Applications are now being accepted for first-time attendees as well as second-time attendees!!!
Applications are now closed for 2013
Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse
2013 Substance Abuse Conference
37th Annual National Conference
November 7-9, 2013
Double Tree Hotel
8120 Wisconsin Avenue
The Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) has opportunities for health professionals to learn about alcohol, tobacco and other drug issues. AMERSA has Applied *for NIDA funding to underwrite a limited amount of travel/lodging for health professionals to participate in our annual conference.
(*BASED ON APPROVED FUNDING)
Full or partial awards are available for up to 15 attendees to attend the 2013 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, researchers, or researchers in training (e.g. doctoral students).
(b) Conducting substance abuse and/or alcohol-related education, training and/or research.
Preference will be given to:
(a) Health professional educators who are Latinos, African Americans, and Women.
(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) Individuals with the ability to disseminate knowledge and skills from the national meeting to their students, trainees, residents, or interns, who provide services to underserved populations
(d) Individuals who submit either an abstract or workshop presentation. - (applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts, posters or workshop proposals. Travel award recipients who apply for a second year of funding for travel will be expected to submit abstracts, posters, or workshop proposals)
(e) 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 NIH biosketch or curriculum vitae. Applications may be submitted or emailed to Doreen@amersa.org, through electronic online submission or faxed to: (877) 418-8769.