Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy- Minority Physicians- Deadline 1/2/2009


Supported by The Commonwealth Fund, administered by the Minority
Faculty Development Program at Harvard Medical School, this innovative
fellowship is designed to prepare physicians, particularly minority
physicians, for leadership roles in formulating and implementing
public health policy and practice on a national, state, or community

Fellowship Eligibility Requirements:

* U.S. citizenship
* Board eligible or board certified physicians
* Experience in minority health issues
* Interest in health policy and public health
* Strong academic and leadership skills
* Intention to pursue career in public health, health policy, or

Five one-year, degree-granting fellowships will be awarded per year.
Fellows will complete academic work leading to a Master of Public
Health (MPH) degree at the Harvard School of Public Health, and,
through additional program activities, gain experience in and
understanding of major health issues facing minority, disadvantaged,
and underserved populations. CFHUF also offers a Master of Public
Administration (MPA) degree at the Harvard Kennedy School to
physicians possessing an MPH. It is expected that CFHUF will support
the development of a cadre of leaders in minority health, well-trained
academically and professionally in public health, health policy,
health management, and clinical medicine, as well as actively
committed to careers in public service.

Deadline 1/2/2008. Deadline to apply to HSPH is 12/15/2008.


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