The Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University

Boston, Massachusetts
Sep 04, 2019
Internal Medicine
Position Type

PROGRAM: At the Harvard Medical School, Boston, applications are now being accepted for a one-year, degree-granting, full-time fellowship beginning July 2020. 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 Partnership

APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be submitted in the online application system by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on December 2, 2019. 

TO APPLY: The Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University (CFF) applications and materials and instructions are available at:

FOR QUESTIONS: Please contact CFF Program Coordinator at: 617-432-2922; or:


Underrepresented minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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