2021 Mentored Learning Experience Scholarships for Medication Assisted Treatment Providers (MERF MATES)

The Medical Education and Research Foundation for the Treatment of Addiction (MERF) will be providing Mentored Learning Experiences (MLEs) for physicians and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) providers at the 2021 California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) Review Course in Addiction Medicine and Board Exam Prep Track

The MERF MATES scholarships will include:

  • Free conference registration

  • Free Motivational Interviewing pre-conference workshop registration

  • Participation at the conference in an MLE with addiction medicine specialists, sitting together in virtual facilitate small interactive groups and sharing common MAT questions and approaches to exploring primary care solutions

  • Post-conference mentoring on a monthly or as needed basis with a CSAM expert in the field of their choice

A DEA waiver is not required to apply but is required for providers by the start of the conference in order to be accepted.

Application period has closed!

The MERF Board of Directors will review submissions and follow-up with all applicants.