Eligibility and Application Requirements

Applications for the 2023 FIT program will be accepted through January 23rd 2023.
Welcome to FIT! Zoe Weinstein and Program Director Alex Walley

This training is geared towards: 

  •  Incoming or current fellows in an ACGME-accredited clinical subspecialty program 

Fellows should be interested in a comprehensive review of addiction medicine and motivated to incorporate substance use issues into their research methods.

Candidates must:

  • Be incoming or current fellows in a clinical subspecialty program for the upcoming academic year.
  • Demonstrate that they will have substantial time during their fellowship to pursue a mentored clinical research project.
  • Identify a mentor at their institution who will support their clinical research.
  • Be able to attend the entire training from April 23-26, 2023.
  • Complete a FIT Fellow Application.

Application items include:

  1. A CV.
  2. A personal statement of no more than 300 words describing your motivation and goals for participation in the FIT 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 at the FIT Program.
  3. A description of no more than 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.
  4. A letter of nomination from your fellowship program director.
  5. A letter of support from a mentor (Note: if your fellowship program director is also your mentor, only one letter is needed; letter(s) of support can be emailed to ve.truong@bmc.org).

Tuition is free for all attendees.

Note: all applicants must be able to attend the entire training from April 23-26, 2023.


This conference will be held at the Wylie Inn and Conference Center in Beverly, MA. Click here for more information on accommodations.

    Click here to access to 2023 FIT application.

    For more information, please contact:

    Ve Truong, Program Manager | 801 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor Boston, MA 02118  | Ve.Truong@bmc.org