MERF was established in 1981 to increase and improve the education of physicians about alcoholism and other drug dependencies— specifically about the evidence, the science base, and how to apply it with patients. We particularly stress the clinical continuum of diagnosis, treatment and recovery for the patient and their family members
Learn about MERF from the comments of those who have participated in our mentored learning experiences at conferences in the past.
2018 Mentored Learning Experience Scholarships
MERF will provide 72 scholarships for mentored learning experiences at the 2018 State of the Art in Addiction Medicine Conference as part of the CA Hub & Spoke System: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion Project. Applications will be accepted through May 31st.
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'Traditional' MERF Scholarships
MERF will provide mentored learning experiences at the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) 2018 State of the Art in Addiction Medicine Conference taking place at the Hilton Union Square in downtown San Francsico, August 29 - September 1, 2018, at the start of Labor Day weekend.
The application submission period is now closed. MERF Board of Directors are currently reviewing submitted applications and will be in touch with all applicants in June.