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The Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowships in Health Policy

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The Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship in Health Policy program provides stipends for outstanding medical, dental, public health, public policy, and graduate nursing students to conduct summer research projects on some aspect of health care delivery transformation for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and development, with an emphasis on policy implications. Fellows are also required to participate in a variety of leadership development activities and will have the opportunity to meet local and national health policy leaders.

The New York Academy of Medicine administers the program, which is guided by a distinguished National Advisory Committee. These health leaders are committed to ensuring an enriched leadership development experience for the Fellows through their personal involvement and that of their colleagues. On successfully completing the Fellowship, the students will join a Margaret Mahoney Fellows Alumni Association and will continue to be offered unique opportunities for career development.

Award / Eligibility Details:

Eligible applicants must be masters-level students currently enrolled in medical, dental, public health, public policy or graduate nursing schools in the United States. Doctoral students are not eligible to apply. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, or authorized to work in the U.S. throughout the award period.

Applicants must propose a research project and research mentor. The project should focus on a health policy issue (government policy at national/state/local level, institutional, or health facility policy) with clear objectives and a plan for making progress on this issue that can be completed during a 10 week period. Projects must be conducted under the supervision of a senior professional mentor in an academic, government, or non-profit institution in the Greater New York/New Jersey area. Fellows will receive a stipend of $4,500 intended to cover living expenses. No support for indirect costs or laboratory expenses is provided. Up to $500 may be available to Fellows to reimburse certain program-related expenses for which receipts are submitted.

Deadline: Mid-March each year

Academic Level: Graduate

Type/Purpose: Research

Field of Study: Public Affairs / Policy, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

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