Center for Addiction Medicine


Please download this document follow the instructions to apply for the K12 Grant:

Click to download: K12 Application 2019

Email all application materials in a single PDF file to: Gladys Pachas, MD, Program Director, MGH Center for Addiction Medicine: 617-643-1991

Application Instructions

I. Application, due by January 14, 2019, 5 PM EST.

1. Application Form (K12 Application 2019)

2. Research Plan

A. Specific aims (1 page recommended)

B. Background (1/2 page recommended)

C. Research design, methods, and feasibility (2.5 pages recommended)

D. Preliminary Data, preferred but optional (1 page recommended)

(Sections A-D may be a maximum of 5 pages, excluding references)

E. Career goals, including how the MGH K12 research scholar program will advance these goals, and a rationale for requested duration of support (2-4 years) (1 page max)

F. References

3. Biosketch NIH format

4. Letters of recommendation from:

(1) a clinical training program director

(2) a current or recent research mentor

(3) a letter of support from a proposed K12 research mentor.

5. Single example of scholarly work, preferably a first-author publication.

NIH guidelines for page formatting should be followed for the research plan.

*Email all application materials in a single PDF file to: Gladys Pachas, MD, Program Director, MGH Center for Addiction Medicine 617-643-1991

Notification of awards will be made in March, 2019.

*Please note: Applications for the Program in Clinical Effectiveness are also due at HSPH on February 1, 2019 and require a separate application. For more information, please visit:

Citizenship and Recruitment of Underrepresented Groups

Per NIH guidelines, applicants must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment (must have a currently valid Permanent Resident Card (USCIS Form I-551) or other legal verification of such status. Non-citizen with temporary or student visas are not eligible to apply unless they have begun the process for becoming a permanent resident and expect to be admitted as a permanent resident by the earliest possible award date. Persons from underrepresented groups including, but not limited to, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Pacific Islanders, women, persons with disabilities, and persons from disadvantaged backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

We look forward to reviewing your application. If you have questions about this program, please contact: Gladys Pachas, MD ( or 617-643-1991)

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