The NIMH-funded, two-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (T32) provides training for health services researchers. The program is designed for professionals becoming independently supported mental health services researchers in the area of older adults with mental disorders. This multi-site program includes expert faculty mentors from four locations: Dartmouth College, Cornell University, University of Washington, and University of Michigan. Read More

The Summer Research Institute (SRI) is a career development program for postdoctoral fellows and other early-stage investigators in geriatric mental health. The program’s focus is translational, interventions, or services research. Supported by an NIMH grant to Weill Cornell (R25 MH019946; PI: M. Bruce), SRI sponsors an annual 5-day research institute that combines educational seminars with one-on-one and group mentoring. Read More

The Advanced Research Institute (ARI) is a national program designed to help junior faculty and other early-stage investigators in geriatric mental health transition into independent scientists (i.e., R01-level funding). Supported by an NIMH grant to Weill Cornell (R25 MH068502; PI: M Bruce), the two-year program matches participants with an external mentor, supports an annual retreat, and offers other career development resources. Read More

Institute Announcements
& Upcoming Events


The 2014 application for SRI is now closed.



ARI Mentoring Plans Due May 5
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Archived Webinars 

9/10/13 - Carolyn Turvey, PhD
Are Older Patients Using Personal Health Records to Help Manage their Health?

9/24/13 - Ellen Whyte, MD
Recruiting Acutely Ill Patients on Other People's Turf 

10/8/13 - Earlise Ward, PhD
Recruiting from Faith-based Institutions and Other Community Settings

10/22/13 - Olivia Okereke, MD, MS
Creating and Managing Your CV

11/5/13 - Patrick Raue, PhD
Assessing Suicide Risk in Geriatric Research Patients

11/19/13 - Faith Gunning, PhD
Special Challenge of Conducting Imaging Studies with Depressed, Anxious, or Cognitively Impaired Older Adults 


 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Applications to the T32 in geriatric mental health services are accepted on a rolling basis. Contact the site manager for application information.


NIMH Program Information

The NIMH offers a Research Training page describing its research training programs and funding opportunities.

Online Data Collection

Surveier, an online data collection system, is available as a free, 30-day trial.