Travel Award for Underrepresented Minority Medical Trainees (Minority Student Travel Award)

Amount: $1,500
Number of Awards Available: 1
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019
Application Restrictions: Open to US residents only

The Minority Student Travel Award was established to encourage underrepresented minority medical trainees (medical students or residents) to attend the annual ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM). Initially funded through ACMT’s cooperative agreement with ATSDR, this award provides the opportunity to attend the ACMT annual meeting. The award is now funded in entirety by the Medical Toxicology Foundation (MTF). One recipient will be chosen each year. The award of $1,500 will provide funds to support travel, meeting registration, meals, and lodging. After ASM registration is comped, a total of $925 (award amount minus ASM registration cost) will be available for travel reimbursement.

Application Procedures

Applicant is required to provide the following information:

  1. Current curriculum vitae
  2. Letter of interest/intent
  3. Letter of support from an advisor or residency program director

Submit application materials via email to:

Past Recipients

David Bala, MD
Emergency Medicine Resident, University of Kentucky

Eddie Garcia, MD
Emergency Medicine Resident, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Sarah Ann Anderson, MD, PhD
Pediatric Resident, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian Hospital

Tricia Smith, MD
Emergency Medicine Resident, University of Connecticut

Jason Holmes, MD
Emergency Medicine Resident, Emory University

Peter Akpunonu, MD
Emergency Medicine Resident, University of Kansas
Medical Toxicology Fellowship, Oregon Health & Science University, 2015-2017

Cynthia D. Santos, MD
Emergency Medicine Residency, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Medical Toxicology Fellowship, Emory/CDC, 2015-2017

Joshua M. Jauregui, MD
Emergency Medicine Residency, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Jennea A. Correia, MD
Emergency Medicine Residency, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA

Benjamin Orozco, MD
Emergency Medicine Residency, Hennepin County Medical Center
Medical Toxicology Fellowship, Hennepin Regional Poison Center, 2011-2013