- Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Tuberculosis Research
- Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship
- Dr. Mario Pagenel Fellowship in Global Mental Health Delivery
- Abundance Foundation Fellowship in Global Mental Health Implementation Science
- Improving Mental Health in China
- Improving Mental Health in Indonesia
- Medical Ethics
- Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship (for medical students)
- Related Links
This position is filled for 2015-2016.
Applications are invited from recent PhD or MD graduates for a one-year, full-time or part-time fellowship, starting July 1, 2016. No funding is available; individuals are responsible for their own funding and health insurance. The fellow will function as a junior investigator under the supervision of a Department faculty member, participating fully in research and related scholarly activities. The fellow will participate in ongoing research projects, help coordinate specific research initiatives, coordinate submissions for research ethics review, conduct data management and analysis, assist in writing grant proposals, and prepare manuscripts. To apply, send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org; enter "Pediatric TB Research Fellowship" in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
Back to top
Surgeons associated with Harvard teaching hospitals, in conjunction with Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), Partners In Health (PIH), and the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC) at Harvard Medical School are addressing the need for a surgical role in global health through the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship. In this fellowship, dedicated surgeons and surgeons-in-training are able to obtain the medical and non-medical skills they need to improve the health of some of the world's most impoverished people.
For more information on the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship please visit the BCH Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery website. Any questions regarding the Fellowship should be directed to PGSSCBoston@gmail.com.
The Dr. Mario Pagenel Fellowship in Global Mental Health Delivery provides an opportunity for career development in global mental health service delivery and research for post-graduate psychiatrists. Fellows develop expertise in the field while working in Haiti or Rwanda with Partners In Health and in collaboration with the Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine.
The Fellowship is a one to two year placement with a PIH sister organization—Zanmi Lasante in Haiti, or Inshuti Mu Buzima in Rwanda. By building capacity through the mobilization, training, and professional development of in-country health care providers, PIH and HMS seek to support locally feasible and sustainable structures for mental health care and, over time, to establish generalizable models for systems of mental health service delivery. The Fellowship offers a combined focus on clinical care, training and education, research and advocacy.
While most of the Fellowship consists of service delivery work, there is a significant academic research component. The fellow develops an area of academic focus in global health related to mental health service delivery and selects an academic mentor with expertise in their area of interest. Fellows have the opportunity to develop and collaborate in mentored research and educational projects with experts in the HMS Department of Global Health and Social Medicine as well as having the option of participating in ongoing research efforts. Fellows will be eligible to attend a three-week intensive summer program in Global Health Delivery at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health.
For more specific information about the mental health program at PIH, please visit their site.
Applications for positions starting July 1, 2018 are due by February 15, 2018. See information here: Dr. Mario Pagenel Global Mental Health Fellowship
Applicants can apply through the Partners In Health website. Details are below:
- Only one application is required, regardless of which site the applicant is interested in working. Please apply to either the Haiti or Rwanda position on the PIH website (whichever is your site preference). Please also specify the applicant’s preferences of placement in the cover letter, by indicating if you are interested in only one site, or open to working at both sites (applicants will ultimately be assigned to only one site).
- Please include a one to two page document summarizing your experiences and interest in the Pagenel Fellowship. If you are interested in working at a specific site, please summarize why you are interested in that particular region and what skills and expertise make you best suited to serve there. CV with the names of two references and their contact information.
- Formal applications should be submitted on the PIH website through either of the following application portals:
- Haiti Position: https://www.pih.org/pages/employment?p=job%2FoDL05fwd
- Rwanda Position: https://www.pih.org/pages/employment?p=job%2Fo9K05fwI
For more information about the fellowship, please contact Sarah Coleman
The Abundance Foundation Fellowship in Global Mental Health in Implementation Science provides an opportunity for professional growth in global mental health implementation research for post-doctoral psychiatrists and psychologists.
The Fellowship, based in Boston, is a two-year placement with Harvard Medical School’s Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, within the Program for Global Mental Health and Social Change. It aims to provide Fellows additional experience in investigation and research focused on global mental health service implementation by building a research component into Partners in Health’s delivery work and capacity-building at its sites.
The Fellow should have experience at in-country sites in mental health service delivery, such as through the Dr. Mario Pagenel Fellowship in Global Mental Health Delivery, and developed a basic proposal based on that work, so as to be able to come to the Fellowship with a circumscribed area of focus that will lead to the creation of a work plan for their research project. At the conclusion of the Fellowship, the goal is for the Fellow to have developed a fundable grant proposal, or will have produced a number of scholarly publications.
For more specific information about the mental health program at HMS, please visit the Program in Global Mental Health and Social Change.
For questions related to the Abundance Foundation Fellowship, please contact Sarah Coleman.
Psychiatrists from participating institutions in China are developing curriculum for training local mental health practitioners in implementation research through the program, Building Research Capacity to Improve Mental Health in China across the Lifespan. This program is supported by the NIH Fogarty International Center, 2012-2017.
Back to top
The goal of this program, Inter-University Partnerships for Strengthening Health Systems in Indonesia: Building New Capacity for Mental Health Care, is to develop “action research” linking university researchers with the public health system to build capacity for public mental health care in Indonesia. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - Indonesia sponsors this program.
Back to top
Weekly seminar in medical ethics for health care and legal professionals. Offered by the Center for Bioethics (previously the Division of Medical Ethics). To learn about the fellowship program, visit the Fellowship in Bioethics page.
Back to top
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation International Clinical Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School (HMS) provides medical students with a year-long high-quality, mentored research experience that offers them the opportunity to address key clinical and public health issues in resource-limited settings around the world. This fellowship strives to foster medical student growth and development as future investigators and to contribute to the pipeline of academic researchers who work internationally. For further information, click here.
Back to top
Resources for HMS Research Fellows are available at the HMS Office for Postdoctoral Fellows page.