PROGRAMS FOR FELLOWS AND JUNIOR FACULTY
THE MONGAN COMMONWEALTH FUND FELLOWSHIP IN MINORITY HEALTH POLICY
(Formerly The Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy)
HOW TO APPLY
Physicians who have completed residency, either BE/BC in the U.S. Additional experience beyond residency, such as chief residency, is preferred.
Experience or interest in addressing and improving the health needs of minority, disadvantaged and vulnerable populations.
Strong evidence of leadership experience or potential, especially as related to community efforts, quality improvement, and/or health policy.
Intention to pursue a career in policy, public health practice, or academia.
Review Criteria and Selection
Applications will be reviewed for:
- academic and training qualifications
- commitment to a multicultural perspective in program planning, program implementation, and policy analysis
- experience in projects devoted to increasing quality care and access and improving the capacity of the health care system to address health needs of minority, disadvantaged and vulnerable populations
- evidence of leadership potential.
The Harvard Coordinating Committee, composed of distinguished faculty, administrators, and the program director, will review applications, interview candidates and select the fellows.
Application Deadline: December 15, 2012
Applicants must complete applications to both the Mongan Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy and the Master of Public Health Program of the Harvard School of Public Health, including application for financial aid at HSPH.
For those applicants who already have an MPH degree, applications to both the Mongan Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy and the Master of Public Administration Program of the Harvard Kennedy School are required, including application for financial aid at HKS.
Acceptance to graduate school and the Fellowship is necessary for program participation. Applicants not accepted to the Fellowship will still be eligible for admission to the Harvard School of Public Health or the Harvard Kennedy School.
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Once you have filled out and submitted all of the required information in the Request for Application Form, you will be able to download the appropriate Fellowship application documents.
For More Information
All inquiries and requests for application materials to both the Fellowship and the Harvard School of Public Health/Harvard Kennedy School should be addressed to:
Minority Faculty Development Program
164 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02115-5818