Become a Commonwealth Fund Fellow: The Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy

Program: At the Harvard Medical School, Boston, applications are now being accepted for a one-year, degree-granting, full-time fellowship beginning July 2018. Program prepares 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.  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 1, 2017. 

To Apply: Application materials and instructions available here. Informational webinar is scheduled for October 11, 2017, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm eastern time. Webinar registration here. 

For Questions:  Please contact CFMF Program Coordinator at:

617-432-2922 or 

Underrepresented minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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