Eligibility and Application Requirements

Thank you for your interest in the Research in Addiction Medicine Scholars (RAMS) Program!

Applications are accepted until September 3, 2013.

Brief letters of intent to apply are appreciated and can be sent to carly.bridden@bmc.org.

More information can be found below.


  • Be an addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry fellow in a 2-year program (or equivalent)¬†with a research component
  • Expect to spend a significant amount of time pursuing clinical research during the course of the RAMS program
  • Be able to participate in the entire two year program
  • Complete a RAM Scholar application, including a personal statement of motivation and goals, brief description of a possible research project, curriculum vitae (CV), letter of nomination from Fellowship director, letter of support from a faculty member (mentor) who will support your integration of addiction medicine into the research projects at your institution*


  • Be a Program Director or core fellowship program faculty
  • Have a fellow who has applied to the RAMS program
  • Be able to assist with the advisement, development, and implementation of the research project
  • Be able to participate in the entire two year program
  • Complete a RAMS Mentor application, including a biosketch, and personal statement which describes how attending the RAMS Program with your scholar will enhance his/her ability to implement addiction medicine research, including completion of a research project developed through their RAMS participation and how your current faculty position will enable you to add addiction medicine content into the fellowship program curriculum.

*If your Fellowship Director is also your mentor, please have this stated in just one letter.


For further information, please contact:

Carly Bridden
Clinical Research Director
801 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: 617.414.5768
Fax: 617.414.4676