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DART Residency Application Information

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)’s Resident Research Program.  Applications are to be submitted during the second year of residency (PGY2) with official start date at the beginning of the third year of residency (PGY3).  Typically, the program is able to accept 2-4 new trainees each year.

During the first and second year of residency, you are encouraged to consider your research interests and meet with potential research mentors.  Primary research mentors should be clinically-trained investigators with R01 or other competitive peer-reviewed  funding, and a strong track record of research mentoring.  As your primary mentor they are responsible for: 1) meeting with you on a regular basis (e.g., weekly or bimonthly); 2) closely supervising your research progress and development; 3) meeting with you and the research track administrators (Drs. Book, Back, Barth and Brady) twice a year to establish your annual goals and evaluate progress toward attaining those goals; and 4) providing mentorship regarding your research career options and decisions.  
 

IN ORDER TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS:

A.  Current curriculum vitae
B.  1-2 page personal statement
C.  Name of primary research mentor
D.  Two letters of reference, one of which should be from your primary research mentor who will be supervising your work in the DART program

All application materials should be submitted to Dr. Sudie Back by April 15.  Please be aware that supplemental information may be requested during the application process. 

Notice of awards: April 30

 

FOR QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: 

Sudie Back, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Addiction Sciences Division
67 President Street, PO Box 250861
Charleston, SC 29452
Email:
 backs@musc.edu
Phone: (843) 792-5215