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REACH Training Program

Posted over 1 year ago by Camille Dyer

REACH 2023-2024 application deadline has been extended only to PAs, NPs, and APRNs. Applications and letters must be submitted by January 15, 2023, 11:59 pm Eastern.


We want to be sure we have provided this opportunity to ALL rising Physician Assistants/Associates, Nurse Practitioners, and Advance Practice Registered Nurses from racial and ethnic minoritized backgrounds.


Recognizing and Eliminating disparities in Addiction through Culturally-informed Healthcare (REACH) is a unique one-year training program for racial and ethnic minoritized trainees interested in becoming addiction specialist. The REACH program involves a Welcome Workshop training experience, monthly webinars, and career mentorship throughout the academic year. For more information visit


We would greatly appreciate your assistance in spreading the word to potential trainees, and other colleagues who advise rising medical professionals!


If you have any questions, please contact us



The REACH Team, 


Kathryn Cates-Wessel, PI

Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD, Program/Medical Director 

Jeanette Tetrault, MD, FACP, FASAM, Assistant Medical Director

Andreka Driver, Program Manager 


American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

400 Massasoit Avenue, Suite 307

East Providence, RI 02914

REACH Program Line: 615.314.5182