Through a partnership between the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine and the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, the LEAD Global Training Program’s overarching aim is to train predoctoral and postdoctoral students from universities across the US in various disciplines (Psychiatry, Social Work, Public Health, Pharmacy, and others) in the area of global mental health.
- 10-week stipend ($2110/month, prorated in August)*
- Research training in foundational global research skills & knowledge, offered in a completely virtual format in 2021
- Experiential learning, mentoring, “hands-on” experience in domestic & international mental health studies (conducted remotely due to the pandemic)
- Potential pilot funding award
- Individualized consultation, feedback, goal setting & monitoring
- Advanced predoctoral students working towards degrees such as MD, PhD, PharmD, ScD, etc. (Summer Program only)
- Postdocs or early career researchers/ investigators within 5 years of terminal degrees such as MD, PhD, PharmD, ScD, etc. (Summer or Postdoctoral Program).
- US citizen, non-citizen national, or permanent resident
- From a group disadvantaged or underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical & social science research
- Commitment to health disparities research, more specifically, global mental health within resource constrained settings
Summer Program (10 Weeks) – 2021 Cohort
|Applications due||January 4, 2021|
|Award announcement||March 1, 2021**|
||June 1, 2021**|
|End date||August 6, 2021**|
Postdoctoral Program (1-2 Years)
Applications accepted on a rolling basis so starts/end dates will vary.