T37 LEAD Summer Training Program

The International Center for Child Health and Development (ICHAD) at the Brown School of Washington University in St. Louis and the Department of Psychiatry at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine are thrilled to announce the recruitment has opened for the 2023 cohort of the LEAD Global Training ProgramLEAD provides a unique opportunity for those committed to global mental health disparities research within resource constrained settings to gain mentored research experience and training in Summer 2023.  This intensive summer training includes 10 weeks of didactic training, networking, panels, workshops, and discussions as well as mentored research with a research faculty member conducting global mental health disparities research (virtual or in-person at a global site). The program will be offered in multiple formats in 2023 including virtual, in-person training sessions in Kampala, Uganda and St. Louis, Missouri, and a hybrid format. It is designed for medical doctors (MDs) and advanced pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral (PhD, EdD, PharmD, ScD, OTD, etc) early career researchers/junior faculty who are within 5 years of their terminal degree from diverse backgrounds in the U.S., especially groups underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences research.

LEAD online application will deadline is January 31, 2023. For more information contact Chelsea Hand-Sheridan at

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