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The Global Health Program at Boston Children's Hospital is now accepting applications for the Global Pediatric Fellowship and the Global Research Fellowship (July 2018 start date). The deadline to apply is September 30th, 2017. For more information, please go here:
Global Pediatric Fellowship
This fellowship aims to train future leaders in global child health as well as support the development of essential child health services in regions of the world with greatest need and limited access to health providers. Our goal is to train a cadre of pediatricians who have the skills and long term commitment necessary to make an impact in improving child health in some of the neediest global settings. The focus of the fellowship is on skills in global health service delivery, including skills in clinical care, medical education, program development, management, evaluation, quality improvement, and in implementation focused research.
Global Research Fellowship
This fellowship aims to train future leaders in global pediatric research. Fellowship goals will be structured in four areas:
Research – to develop research skills to design studies, analyze data, and disseminate findings in pediatric global health
Field Implementation – to manage and implement high quality studies in resource limited settings within complex health systems in collaboration with local partners and stakeholders
Clinical Practice – to develop clinical skills to diagnose, treat and manage pediatric diseases in an acute care setting at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Education – to build clinical and research capacity as an effective educator in resource limited settings.
• Applicants must be Board-certified or Board-eligible in Pediatrics or Medicine-Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics
• International Medical Graduates, including graduates from Canadian medical schools, must pass USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3 by December 31, 2017.
• For the Global Research Fellowship, a PhD or Master’s Degree in Epidemiology, Statistics, Public Health or related field is REQUIRED
Go here for more details: https://form.jotform.us/tonytran/fellowship2018