Health Policy Opportunities and Resources

Listed below are some opportunities to get more involved with health policy in and around the DC area. A list of important health policy acronyms is also provided in the attachments section at the bottom of the page.

Health Policy Opportunities

Organization Opportunity Link

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Washington Health Policy Fellows Program

http://www.aaos.org/Govern/federal/whpf/whpf.asp

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Offer several fellowship programs in science and policy.

http://www.aaas.org/programs/
(go to the "Science & Policy" page)

American College of Physicians

Health Policy Internship Program

http://www.acponline.org/advocacy/advocacy_in_action/health_policy_internship/

American College of Radiology

J.T. Rutherford Government Relations Fellowship

http://www.acr.org/Advocacy/Rutherford-Fellowship

American Medical Association

Offer several fellowships and internships in government relations.

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/about-ama/our-people/member-groups-sections/medical-student-section/opportunities/internships-fellowships.page

The Commonwealth Fund

Mongan Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Polict

http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Fellowships/Mongan-Commonwealth-Fund-Fellowship.aspx

Emergency Medicine Residents Association

EMRA-ACEP Mini-Fellowship

http://www.emra.org/content.aspx?id=172

Georgetown University Department of Family Medicine

The Robert L. Phillips, Jr. Health Policy Fellowship

http://familymedicine.georgetown.edu/fellowships/

National Academy of Medicine (Previously the Institute of Medicine)

 Various Fellowships

 http://www.nationalacademies.org/grantprograms/

The Kraft Center for Community Health

Kraft Fellowship in Community Health Leadership

http://www.kraftcommunityhealth.org/Participate/Physician-Fellowship-Program/Default.aspx

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship

http://www.healthpolicyfellows.org/home.php

White House

White House Fellowship

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/fellows/about

HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion  

 Luther Terry Fellowship

 http://odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov/projects/LutherTerry.asp