[URBANTH-L]FUNDING: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows Program
Purpose: To allow midcareer health professionals and behavioral and social
scientists to participate in a one-year residency in Washington, D.C.,
working for Congress on health policy issues.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Seeks Applications for Health Policy Fellows
Deadline: November 14, 2008
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program provides a
comprehensive experience at the nexus of health science, policy, and
politics in Washington, D.C. The fellowship provides the opportunity for
exceptional mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social
scientists with an interest in health and health care policy. Fellows
experience and participate in the policy process at the federal level and
use that leadership experience to improve health, health care, and health
Exceptional candidates from academic faculties and nonprofit health care
organizations are encouraged to apply. Applicants may have backgrounds in
the following disciplines: allied health professions; biomedical sciences;
dentistry; economics, or other social sciences; health services organization
and administration; medicine; nursing; public health; or social and
behavioral health. Beginning in 2008, applicants will be able to select
whether to apply from a sponsoring institution or as an individual. Track 1
applicants will maintain their affiliation with their originating academic
institution or nonprofit health care organization. Track 2 applicants will
have their fellowship stipend administered by the Institute of Medicine.
Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or
its territories at the time of application. The foundation encourages
applications from candidates who come from groups that historically have
Up to ten grants of up to $165,000 each will be made in 2009. Each fellow
will receive up to $94,000 for the Washington stay (September 1, 2009,
through August 31, 2010) in salary, plus fringe benefits or fellowship
stipend. Fellows will receive an additional allowance for relocation.
November 14, 2008-Deadline for receipt of applications.
January 8, 2009-Selection of semifinalists.
February 18, 2009-Board interviews of semifinalists and announcement of
See the RWJF Web site for the complete Request for Proposals:
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows
mmichnich at nas.edu
Office: (202) 334-1506
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