Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders in Health: Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Ha
Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University
September 19, 2018
Fellowship - Experienced
Academic / Research
PROGRAM: At the Harvard Medical School, Boston, applications are now being accepted for a one-year, degree-granting, full-time fellowship beginning July 2019. Supported by The Commonwealth Fund, this unique fellowship is designed to prepare physicians, particularly physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine, to become leaders who improve the health of disadvantaged and vulnerable populations through transforming health care delivery systems and promoting innovation in policies, practices and programs that address health equity and the social determinants of health. Program offers intensive study in leadership/health policy, public health, and management. Fellows complete academic work leading to a Master of Public Health degree at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health or a Master of Public Administration degree at the Harvard Kennedy School. Fellows also participate in leadership forums and seminars with nationally recognized leaders in health care delivery systems, minority health, and health policy; site visits, shadowing, and practicum projects.
QUALIFICATIONS: BC/BE required, experience in addressing health needs of vulnerable populations, interest in health policy, interest in transforming health care delivery systems for vulnerable populations, U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency.
FUNDING: $60,000 stipend; tuition and fees; health insurance; other program expenses.
DIRECTOR: Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA, Dean for Diversity and Community
APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be submitted in the online application system by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on December 1, 2018.
TO APPLY: Application materials and instructions are available at:
FOR QUESTIONS: Please contact CFF Program Coordinator at:
617-432-2922 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Underrepresented minorities and women are encouraged to apply
Internal Number: 081918
About Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University
Now in its twenty-second year, the Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy, is designed to prepare physicians for leadership roles in transforming health care delivery systems and promoting health policies and practices that improve access to high performance health care for racial and ethnic minorities, economically disadvantaged groups, and other vulnerable populations. Under the auspices of the Minority Faculty Development Program (MFDP) at Harvard Medical School (HMS), up to five one-year fellowships will be awarded per year. Direction and administration of the program is provided by the Minority Faculty Development Program at Harvard Medical School. MFDP was established in 1990 to serve as an umbrella organization for minority recruitment, development, and retention initiatives undertaken at HMS and affiliated hospitals. Joan Y. Reede, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.B.A., Professor of Medicine, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership; Director, MFDP; and Program Director of the Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy, provides overall supervision and direction of program development, implementation, and evaluation.
Faculty from the Har...vard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Kennedy School, Graduate School of Education, Harvard Business School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are involved in program development and implementation.