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If you are interested in learning more about being a Long-Term Trainee (LTT) or an Advanced Medium-Term Trainee (AMTT) in the Stony Brook LEND program before applying CLICK HERE to learn more.


To sign up for an Informational Session in March/April regarding the LTT and AMTT positions, CLICK HERE. The application will be available in the first week of March.

(Please check back here in the future for Informational Sessions for next year's LTT positions.)

Ten LTTs will be selected to complete the program with a stipend awarded.  Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applications for LTTs include a completed application form, short essays, a letter of reference, and a resume/CV. Up to 20 AMTTs will be selected to complete the program. 

To gain more information before applying, click below for our information sheet on the LTT or AMTT tracks and their requirements.



    Interviews for top-ranked LTT applicants will be conducted in May-June 2024, and selected Trainees will be notified of their status by late July.


For Prospective Medium-Term Trainees (MTTs) and Short-Term Trainees (STTs)

We are currently accepting applications for the Stony Brook LEND Program for undergraduate and graduate students, post-graduate level students, professionals, self-advocates, and family members to become Medium-Term Trainees (MTTs) or Short-Term Trainees (STTs) for the current academic year.  

To apply to be a MEDIUM-TERM TRAINEE (MTT) or SHORT-TERM TRAINEE (STT) for the current year, please CLICK HERE!

MTT and STT applications will also be accepted through the middle of March, on a rolling basis and will be evaluated on a monthly basis.


If you would like more information about the Medium- Term and Short-Term Trainee tracks click below for our informational sheets





The Stony Brook LEND program takes place from August through May of the following year. Trainees will apply each spring and be selected in advance of the Fall Semester. All training activities will take place between the end of August and the end of May.

Didactic sessions will take place on Monday evenings (in-person and virtual). Clinical rotations, research experiences, policy opportunities, and other placements will be arranged in collaboration with the LEND Core Faculty.