Participate in leadership training workshops focusing on public speaking, communicating with the media, and effective negotiation strategies by applying for the Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowships offered by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine for the academic year 2022-2023.
The Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship (OHPF) is a year-long training program designed for applicants who are osteopathic physicians and other individuals with an established connection to the profession. The non-physician applicants must have a graduate degree and a demonstrated history of interest and involvement in health policy. The costs of the sessions, including most meals during the meetings, are included in the fellowship.
Founded in 1898, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine is a non-profit organization that supports the 38 accredited colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States. The organization is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, United States. The association was founded to lend support and assistance to the nation’s osteopathic medical schools and serve as a unifying voice for osteopathic medical education. The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine leads and advocates for the osteopathic medical education community to improve the public’s health.
|Organization||American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine|
|Number of Awards||NA|
|Contest Deadline||15th May, 2022|
Who is Eligible?
- The applicants must remain in good standing and earn a certificate as a Health Policy Fellow.
- The applicants must attend and participate in all scheduled seminars and complete assignments.
- The applicants are expected to demonstrate five or more years of experience in professional settings in addition to their practice (i.e., a minimum of 5 years post-Residency) and provide a demonstrable interest in policy issues.
- The applicants must be non-physicians with a graduate degree and a demonstrated history of interest and involvement in health policy.
How to Apply?
Applicants must submit a completed application online to be considered for the fellowship. The students must submit the following documents:
- A personal statement
- Two reference letters
- CV or Resume
The selected individuals will be provided the cost of the sessions, including most meals during the meetings. Travel, accommodations, non-program meals, and other incidental costs are not to be borne by the Fellowship Directors. However, they are committed to making the program costs as reasonable as possible. The total committed estimation is valued at $11,000.
Applications for the 2022-2023 Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship will close on 15th May 2022. Any applications made after will not be accepted. The applications must also be complete, i.e., a personal statement and two reference letters. Incomplete applications will be rejected.