Fellowships

Brigham and Women's Hospital, BWH Division of Global OBGYN fellowship

The BWH Global OB/GYN Fellow will have an appointment at Harvard Medical and serve as a member of the BWH Global OB/GYN Division.

The fellowship will start July and last for 2 years, during which time the fellow will provide clinical care at Brigham and Women's Hospital as a general ob/gyn, work internationally at a pre-approved site (Rwanda or Kenya) for a total of 12 months and complete a Master's in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. The goal of the BWH Global ObGyn Fellowship is to train leaders in global health through focus on patient care, education and academic research. Eligible applicants will be board eligible prior to participating in the Fellowship.

Applications are due in December, for a start date of July.

 

Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH OB/GYN Global Health Innovations and Leadership Fellowship

The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Global Health and Human Rights, in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Global Health Innovations and Leadership Fellowship. Fellows work collaboratively from multiple specialties, including OBGYN, emergency medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, and family medicine. The fellowship seeks to impact the resource-limited settings through:

  • Creating high-impact, sustainable solutions to address intractable challenges confronting the poor
  • Educating clinical officers and residents in Africa's first combined residency program in family and emergency medicine
  • Service delivery/health systems development in our Kenyan field site 
  • Innovations research on new solutions for uncontrolled postpartum hemorrhage, obstetric fistula, access to emergency caesarean section, among others.

The two-year fellowship is divided between U.S. clinical work, field assignment and education. Fellows may choose to obtain an MPH (Harvard School of Public Health), tropical medicine diploma or other related formal education.

Applications are due in October, for a start date of July.

  

Partnership between Government of Liberia & Mount Sinai

After the devastating 2014/15 West Africa Ebola Outbreak, Liberia seeks to rebuild its health system & increase health professional capacity. Aiming to improve quality, quantity, and skill diversity of the national health workforce, Liberia seeks interested, qualified clinical faculty members to support teaching residents.

Liberia has only 2 pediatricians and 4 Ob/Gyns for a population of over 4 million people

Mount Sinai has been a leader in Liberia, supporting the development of the nascent residency programs in their second year of operation. In collaboration with the Liberian Ministry of Health and the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Mount Sinai is seeking to recruit and deploy faculty interested in serving year-long (Ob/Gyn generalist) and two-three month (sub-specialists) teaching stints.

Qualifications:

  • Board certified physician or Fellow in respective area of obstetrics/gynecology
  • 5 years of experience post-residency/3 years post Fellowship preferred
  • 2 years of relevant teaching & clinical mentoring experience
  • Multiple scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals

To learn more about the program or to apply, please contact Molly Lieber.

 

The University of California, San Francisco, HEAL Initiative Cohort

The HEAL (Health, Equity, Action & Leadership) Initiative trains front line health professionals in some of the poorest and most isolated places on our planet.

This is a two year multi-disciplinary initiative where individuals spend 6 months in the HIS (Indian Health Service) and 6 months at an international site. There is also opportunity for advanced degree at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and UC Berkeley. The HEAL Initiative recruits highly qualified health professionals who have a deep commitment to health equity and social justice. We train those who have the desire to serve and equip them with the skills to be effective in low-resource settings. The program includes:

  • Fully-funded MPH or similar graduate degree
  • Social medicine training
  • Experiential training
  • Structured mentorship
  • Ongoing, immersive curriculum
  • Full UCSF benefits and salary

Please visit the website: https://healinitiative.org/

 

 

The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Global Women’s Health Fellowship

This unique opportunity provides early career training for obstetrician-gynecologists aspiring to an academic career in global women's health. The fellowship leverages the strengths of the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine, Gillings School of Global Public Health, and affiliated institutions in Zambia and Malawi to provide world-class training in clinical and epidemiologic research, implementation science, and program evaluation.

Trainees will receive mentorship from seasoned UNC faculty members and will be based at either the University of Zambia Teaching Hospital (Lusaka, Zambia) or the UNC Project–Malawi (Lilongwe, Malawi). Both sites are academically vibrant, with three-part missions of clinical research, service delivery, and training. Each has UNC faculty, staff, and fellows living full-time in country, providing administrative support and mentorship.

Beginning in 2017-2018, we will offer a two-year fellowship opportunity. In the first year, trainees will be based in Chapel Hill, where they will solidify their independent clinical skills and develop a global health project. Successful candidates may also take individual graduate courses at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. In their second year, fellows will relocate to either Lusaka or Lilongwe full-time to carry out their planned project, gaining first-hand experience living and working abroad. Responsibilities Fellow responsibilities include:

  • Participation in ongoing research and service evaluation projects
  • Development of new research ideas and protocols
  • Teaching of students and other trainees in the U.S. and affiliated institutions abroad
  • Clinical care at affiliated sites
  • Publication of peer-reviewed manuscripts

Applications are due in November. 


 

 

 

 

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