Fellowship Program for MD or PhD Students Study in Public Health by Center for Surgery and Public Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts, 2012
Scholarship Program: Arthur Tracy Cabot Fellowship, 2012
Type of Award: Scholarship
Nationality: U.S. Citizen
Employer: Center for Surgery and Public Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Level of study: MD or PhD
Subject(s): Public Health
Duration: Not known
Number of awards: 3 to 4
Am I eligible? 1) All applicants must have either a MD or PhD. Preference will be given to candidates who are surgical residents or have completed a doctoral program in biostatistics.
2)Each fellow is paired with a BWH surgeon as their primary mentor and is required to complete at least one research project of sufficient quality for publication.
How do I apply? By post
What does it cover? Awards will be made in the amount of up to $40,000 distributed over two years, with funding in year two based on satisfactory research progress and the recommendations of the CSPH Fellowship Leadership Committee and mentor. Funds may be used for salary or tuition, as best determined by the Fellow and mentor.
Scholarship Description: The Center for Surgery and Public Health (CSPH)’s Arthur Tracy Cabot Fellowship is one of the only programs in the country designed to provide surgical residents with the resources to develop their health services research skills while pursuing an MPH at the Harvard School of Public Health. Under the mentorship of BWH surgeons, fellows work full time on innovative health services/outcomes projects in the areas of cancer and other surgical and chronic diseases, cost analysis, end-of-life care, racial variation studies, health care delivery, and minority and global health/surgery.
Application closing date: 15 October, 2012