Opportunity to Conduct Research at NCHS in 2016-2017

The NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship<http://www.academyhealth.org/Training/content.cfm?ItemNumber=1441&navItemNumber=2332> brings experts in health services research-related disciplines to NCHS for a 13-month period to conduct research studies that 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. He/she will work closely with an NCHS staff member who can provide technical expertise related to the Fellow’s research, assist in assessing NCHS data systems and other resources, and help identify other collaborative opportunities.

Among the opportunities afforded to the selected Fellow are the following:
*         Presenting research at an NCHS seminar;
*         Learning the fundamentals of health policy development and implementation at     AcademyHealth’s Health Policy Orientation; and
*         Attending and presenting research at AcademyHealth conferences, including the National Health Policy Conference and Annual Research Meeting.

Applicants are required to complete the Intent to Apply<http://academyhealth.org/Training/content.cfm?ItemNumber=1435> form online to begin the application process. Full applications are due Monday, November 9.

For more information on this fellowship, including application criteria and the timeline, please visit the AcademyHealth website<http://www.academyhealth.org/Training/content.cfm?ItemNumber=1441&navItemNumber=2332> or email nchs@academyhealth.org<mailto:nchs@academyhealth.org>.