Call for Applications: NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship

Conduct Research at NCHS: Apply for the 2016 NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship
Submit Your Intent to Apply Today!

The NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship program brings experts in health services research-related disciplines to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) to conduct studies to address important issues in health policy.

The selected fellow gains full access to NCHS data resources as well as several opportunities for professional development, collaboration, mentoring partnerships, and dissemination. During the 13 month tenure, the selected fellow will work closely with an NCHS staff member who can provide technical expertise related to the fellow’s research, assist in accessing NCHS data systems and other resources, and help identify other collaborative opportunities within the Center.

The 2016 Fellow will also:
-Present research at an NCHS seminar
-Learn the fundamentals of health policy development and implementation at AcademyHealth’s Health Policy Orientation
-Attend and present research at AcademyHealth conferences, including the National Health Policy Conference and Annual Research Meeting

Applicants are required to complete the Intent to Apply form online to begin the application process.

For more information on this fellowship, please visit the AcademyHealth website or

Application Deadline: Monday, November 9
Application Criteria
-Applicants may be at any stage in their career from doctoral students (must have completed course work and be in the dissertation phase of their program) to senior investigators.
-Applicants must demonstrate training and/or experience in health services research and its methodology, especially quantitative data analysis, reflecting disciplines such as public health, public administration, health care administration, sociology, health economics, health statistics, anthropology, and behavioral sciences, or the health professions (e.g., medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacology, etc.)
-Applicants must be U.S. citizens or have a green card.