REACHRecognizing and Eliminating disparities in Addiction through Culturally-informed Healthcare (REACH) is a program for racial and ethnic minority trainees who are interested in becoming addiction specialists.

This program prepares medical students, residents, fellows, nursing students, and physician assistant trainees to care for racial/ethnic minority patients with substance use disorders (SUDs). REACH is a one-year program, involving a 1-Week Intensive training experience at Yale University, Fellowship funding up to $104,000, monthly webinars, and career mentorship. Scholars must also attend at least 1 addiction conference during their year in the program. Applications to the program, to enroll in July 2021, are due August 15, 2020.

The program is led by Dr. Ayana Jordan of the Yale Addiction Psychiatry faculty in collaboration with Addiction Medicine at Yale, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) and The American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM).

For more information about the program please visit our website: https://reachgrant.org/

To apply to be a REACH Scholar you can access the application here, or if you have any questions, please email reach@aaap.org for more information.

Thank you and happy new year!

Best,
Dafna Paltin
On behalf of The REACH Team

Yale University School of Medicine        ACAAM