Addiction Medicine Scholarships

The Governor’s Institute offers a limited number of scholarships to attend the Addiction Medicine Conference (Spring) or Addiction Medicine Essentials (Fall). By attending these events, physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant students or residents, who are training in North Carolina with an interest in Addiction Medicine will have the opportunity to receive up-to-date substance use related education, applicable across general medical as well as addiction specialty practices and learn from the experts during didactic lectures on a wide range of addiction medicine related topics. 

Addiction Medicine Conference – Spring 2021

The Governor’s Institute is offering scholarships to attend the 2021 Addiction Medicine Conference to be held April 8-10, 2021! Benefits of attending:

      • Receive up-to-date substance use related education, applicable across general medical as well as addiction specialty practices
      • Hear updates from State and Federal agencies
      • Select one of 4 deeper-dive, skill-based pre-conference workshops
      • Access to all presentations after the conference

Conference Details

Thursday, April 8 to Saturday, April 10, 2021 – Virtual

Types of Awards Available

Scholarships are provided by the Dr. Henry Blansfield Addiction Medicine Education Fund, the NC Society of Addiction Medicine and the Governor’s Institute. All scholarships cover registration fees for the full 3-day conference.

Eligibility

You must be a medical, NP or PA student or resident in training with an interest in Addiction Medicine to apply. Minority students and residents are particularly encouraged to apply.

Submit your application TODAY for the 2021 Addiction Medicine Conference!

 

 Addiction Medicine Essentials – Fall 2020

The Governor’s Institute is offering scholarships to attend the 2020 Addiction Medicine Conference to be held October 16-18, 2020! Benefits of attending:

      • Receive up-to-date substance use related education, applicable across general medical, as well as addiction specialty practices
      • Learn from the experts during didactic plenary sessions
      • Select areas for individualized attention with focused, skill-based pre-conference workshops

Conference Details

Friday, October 16 to Saturday, October 17, 2021 – Virtual

Types of Awards Available

Scholarships are provided by the Dr. Henry Blansfield Addiction Medicine Education Fund, the NC Society of Addiction Medicine and the Governor’s Institute.  All scholarships cover registration fees.

Eligibility

You must be a medical, NP or PA student or resident in training with an interest in Addiction Medicine to apply. Scholarships will be awarded to attend the full 3-day conference.

Registration is currently closed for the fall conference. 

 

YOU CAN HELP

The Governor’s Institute improves the lives of people with substance use disorder problems by ensuring that doctors and other healthcare providers are equipped to prevent, identify, and treat these disorders. These conditions often go undiagnosed or ignored, resulting in enormous problems and costs for individuals and their communities.

The Addiction Medicine Conferences offer a great opportunity for physician, physician assistant and nurse practitioner students and residents to obtain more education about substance use disorders with content applicable across general medical as well as addiction specialty practices.

By donating to support addiction medicine education for those new to healthcare, you create opportunities to help them better respond to individuals with substance use disorders throughout their careers. Individual or business contributions can be made to support full or partial scholarships. Choose to make an impact TODAY!