Population Health Science Scholars Program

Population Health Science Scholars Program

The Population Health Science Scholars Program at NYU Grossman School of Medicine trains scholars to improve healthcare delivery for individuals and to advance population health science. Students graduate prepared for academic careers in health services research and leadership roles in healthcare delivery. The interdisciplinary program is based in the Departments of Population Health, Pediatrics, and Medicine.

The program has two tracks, predoctoral and postdoctoral. In the predoctoral track, students complete a PhD in one of the following programs at NYU Langone’s Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences: biostatistics, epidemiology, or systems and computational biomedicine. In the postdoctoral track, fellows complete NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s MS in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) degree.

It is supported by National Research Services Awards (T32 awards) from the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

For more information about the program, kindly visit https://med.nyu.edu/departments-institutes/population-health/education/fellowships-training-programs/science-scholars-program

Prerequisites:

The program is open to physicians, nurse practitioners, or PhD graduates with prior relevant training in clinical medicine, health services research, behavioral health, health psychology, health economics, health policy, engineering, informatics, or computer science. Candidates who have MD, DO, DDS, or DMD degrees must have graduated from an accredited institution, completed an accredited clinical residency program, and be board-eligible or -certified. Candidates with PhD degrees must have graduated from an accredited institution. Nurse practitioners must have completed master’s degree training and at least two years of clinical experience.

Applicants must be citizens or noncitizen nationals of the United States or permanent, lawful U.S. residents at the time of applying, per Department of Health and Human Services Grants Policy Statement requirements.

How To Apply:

To apply for the program complete the application, including a CV and personal statement. Applications are due by September 16, 2020 for the postdoctoral track and November 1, 2020 for the predoctoral track. The program begins on July 1, 2021.

We strongly encourage members of under-represented and disadvantaged minority groups to apply.

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