Deadline for applications: 31 August 2022
Compensation: $2,000 USD
Duration: 1 October 2022–30 June 2023 (approximately 5 hours per month)
Open to: Addiction Medicine fellows
Contact: With questions, contact Editorial Director, Casy Calver at katherine.calver@bmc.org.
 
Position Description:
The Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center’s Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Health: Current Evidence (AOD Health) & the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM) seek applications from addiction medicine fellows for our Richard Saitz Addiction Medicine Editorial Internship, named for longtime AOD Health Editor Richard Saitz, MD MPH. Qualified applicants will have strong English-language writing skills and an interest in addiction medicine publishing and critical appraisal of the peer reviewed literature. Editorial interns will be mentored by senior addiction medicine faculty to gain experience in rigorous review of the addiction medicine literature and the field of academic publishing. This experience will serve as a launching point for an addiction medicine fellow to take on future roles in editing and publishing the in the field of addiction medicine. The editorial internship is directed by Darius Rastegar, MD, Program Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
 
Editorial intern duties:
  • Together with AOD Health Associate Editor(s), co-author 3-5 article summaries of current addiction medicine literature publications (see example here).
  • Perform a literature search of journals covered by AOD Health to identify potential articles for coverage 3-5 times per year. Subsequently meet with AOD Health editorial team to review list of identified articles (usually 20-30 total) and provide a very brief justification for each.
  • Participate in other activities (e.g., podcasts, interviews with authors, present literature review at ACAAM Annual Meeting, etc), depending on the intern’s level of interest.
  • The intern should expect to spend approximately 5 hours per month on internship-related tasks.

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* 1. Name and Credentials

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* 2. Institution/Fellowship Name

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* 3. Are you a current addiction medicine fellow?

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* 4. Preferred Email Address

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* 5. Preferred Phone Number

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* 6. Upload a Cover Letter 

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* 7. Upload your Curriculum Vitae

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* 8. Upload a single-author writing sample.

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