FIT Program Fellow Application

5th Annual Fellow Immersion Training (FIT) Program: Fellow Application

Application materials will be accepted until February 5, 2016.You must have a position as an incoming or current Fellow at the time this application is submitted.

Please submit the following items in addition to this completed application: 1) a CV; 2) a personal statement of up to 300 words describing your motivation and goals for participation in the FIT Program, and the percentage of time expected to be devoted to clinical research during your Fellowship. Relate your interest in addiction medicine and research to your previous training, Fellowship plans, your career aspirations, and how you will apply the knowledge gained at the FIT Program; 3) a letter of nomination from your Fellowship Program Director, detailing the percentage of time in fellowship dedicated to research; 4)a letter of support from a mentor, a faculty member who will assist in incorporating addiction issues into clinical research. Note: If your Fellowship Program Director is also your mentor, please have this stated in just one letter; and 5) a description of up to 300 words describing a research project idea that incorporates addiction medicine and that you could undertake during your fellowship. This description should include the project idea’s aims, research question, methods and potential implications.

The letter of support and nomination may be emailed to the program manager at

The FIT Program is funded by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). You will be asked to complete several surveys, which we will send to you. Your survey will not be available to program applicant reviewers and will not influence whether or not you are accepted. Your application will not be considered complete until you have returned the pre-course survey.
  • Fellowship Program Address

  • Please include an additional (e.g., non-institutional) email address you may be reached at
  • Mailing Address

  • Other Information

  • Section Break

  • Write N/A if there is none.
  • Accepted file types: doc, pdf.


Please submit all additional application materials to:

Danna Gobel, Program Manager

801 Masscahusetts Ave, 1st Floor

Boston, MA 02118

Phone: (617) 414-6946

Fax: (617) 414-6944