Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Global Women’s Health Fellowship 

Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) is currently accepting applications for our Global Women’s Health Fellowship beginning July 1, 2019.  The fellowship is intended to train OB/GYN’s to provide high quality patient care to women world-wide along with research that informs clinical practices in a global setting. Fellows will be primarily based in Malawi. Applicants must have successfully completed an approved US ACGME OB/GYN residency by June 2019, be in good academic standing, and have passed USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3. Applications should include three letters of recommendation including one from your residency program director, a current CV, copy of medical school diploma, personal statement of career goals, with discussion of how you plan to use this training, USMLE transcript that includes all step scores, CREOG transcripts, and a copy of ACGME OPLOG Report or surgical experience log for all years of residency to date. Please have all letters of recommendation sent directly from the writers to maintain confidentiality. All application material should be directed to Angela Fielder at fielder @ bcm.edu.


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.


Fogarty International Center, Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars

Fogarty and its NIH partners are continuing efforts to build a network of U.S. academic institutions to provide early-career physicians, veterinarians, dentists and scientists with a significant mentored research experience in a developing country. Support is planned through Fogarty's Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars, with awards totaling more than $25.9 million over five years to consortia at six U.S. universities.

One award supports a new consortium led by Harvard University, together with Boston University, Northwestern University and University of New Mexico. The remaining awards renew support for consortia led by University of California, Berkeley; University of California, San Francisco; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; University of Washington; and Vanderbilt University.

To participate in the program, students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty from the U.S. or from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) apply through one of the consortia for placement at an LMIC institution. Read profiles of fellows and scholars working around the world on mental health following the Ebola outbreak, point-of-care diagnostics for tuberculosis and HIV, pediatric cardiology, and other pressing global health issues.

The current iteration of the program is based on the success and experience of Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars and Fellows (FICRS-F). Fogarty's Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars provides a yearlong mentored clinical research experience overseas for postdoctoral fellows and pre-doctoral scholars.


Icahn School of Medicine At Mount Sinai, Global Women’s Health Fellowship

The Global Women's Health Fellowship, part of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is a 1-year fellowship that tackles the complex issues that shape the sexual and reproductive health of women across the globe. 

Through service, education, and research, our fellowship is designed to help our fellows make significant global health contributions.  Trainees work to strengthen and develop health systems around the world, playing a significant role in reducing the health disparities affecting women in developing countries.

As part of the fellowship you will have a faculty appointment in the department of OB/GYN, with clinical responsibilities in addition to your international projects.

To be considered for our fellowship program, you must complete a four-year residency program and be board eligible or board certified in obstetrics and gynecology by the start of the program. Your application must include: A completed application form, curriculum vitae, personal statement, three letters of recommendation (including one from the Program Residency Director or Chairman), and official transcript of USMLE results. 

Applications are due October 1st prior to start of the fellowship.

For more information please visit: http://icahn.mssm.edu/education/residencies-fellowships/list/global-health-fellowship


The Johns Hopkins Global Women’s Health Fellowship

The Johns Hopkins Global Women’s Health Fellowship Program is a two-year postgraduate training program addressing critical women’s health issues and sustainable health solutions in low and middle income countries. A partnership between the Johns Hopkins Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and Jhpiego, the Johns Hopkins global health affiliate, this interdisciplinary fellowship will uniquely pair an Ob/Gyn physician with an advanced practice nurse for collaborative inter-professional learning and research.

This program has a forward-thinking approach to global health that promotes learning and skill development through program implementation and evaluation to address a defined global health need and to enact sustainable improvements in women’s health care. Our goal is to prepare qualified Ob/Gyns and nurses for leadership positions in global women’s health in order to improve care, education and research for women and their families in the developing world. Thank you for your interest in our program. Applications are now being accepted for fellowship beginning July 2018.

Applicants to the Johns Hopkins Global Women’s Health Fellowship Program are asked to submit the following information for consideration:
•    Current CV
•    Three letters of recommendation (including one from your current program director or department chair)
•    A one-page personal statement summarizing prior experience in global and public health and expressing long-term career goals in relation to global health

For more information, visit: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/gynecology_obstetrics/education/fellowships/global-womens-health-fellowship



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 month sub-specialists in MFM, Gyn Onc, Urogyn teaching stints.


  • 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/


University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine - Global Women’s Health Fellowship

The UIC Global Women’s Health Fellowship is a two-year program that provides a unique opportunity for an obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) by combining one year of global women’s health based in Mekelle, northern Ethiopia, with one year of a clinical faculty appointment. The global women’s health component can consist of clinical research, education and/or clinical services. In this fellowship, mentorship, opportunities and resources are provided in order for the fellow to develop educational initiatives, improve clinical services, and lead clinical research in global women’s reproductive and gynecologic health.

For more information and application information please visit: https://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/departments/academic-departments/obstetrics-and-gynecology/global-womens-health-gwh/


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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