Research in Addiction Medicine Scholars (RAMS) Program Application

Scholar Application Guidelines

Please submit the following items to complete your RAM Scholar application:

(1) A curriculum vitae (CV)

(2) A personal statement (of up to 600 words total) which includes:

a.) A statement describing your motivation and goals for participation in the RAMS Program. 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 through your research in the RAMS Program.

b.) A description of a research project that incorporates addiction medicine and that you plan to undertake during your fellowship. This description should include the project aims, research question, methods, and potential implications.

(3) A letter of nomination from your Fellowship Program Director, detailing the percentage of time in fellowship dedicated to research, and

(4) A letter of support from a mentor: a faculty member who will assist in incorporating addiction issues into clinical research. This ought to be uploaded by your mentor during the online application process. Note: If your Fellowship Program Director is also your mentor, please have this stated in just one letter.

(5) Certificate(s) of completion of  human subject research training. If you do not have this at time of application, upon admission you will be required to take a training prior to the Boston Retreat.

Application materials will be accepted until September 5, 2014. Please complete online form below. You must be an addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry fellow in a 2-year program (or equivalent) at the time this application is submitted.

  

2014 RAMS Program: Scholar Application

In addition to submitting the information and documents below, please submit the following items to complete the application.


(1) A letter of nomination from your Fellowship Program Director, detailing the percentage of time in fellowship dedicated to research, and

(2) A letter of support from a mentor: a faculty member who will assist in incorporating addiction issues into clinical research. This can be uploaded by the mentor via their online application. Note: If your Fellowship Program Director is also your mentor, please have this stated in just one letter.


Application materials will be accepted until September 5, 2014. You must be an addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry fellow in a 2-year program (or equivalent) at the time this application is submitted.

The RAMS 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.
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Additional application materials can be submitted:
Danna Gobel, Program Manager, 801 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (617)414-6946; Fax: (617)414-4676

Please Note: The RAMS 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.