Fellowship Opportunities

Research DayThe University of North Carolina Department of Family Medicine is a premier department in the discipline, whose graduates have an impressive track record of leadership in clinical, teaching and research organizations. The department has a long history of successful fellowship training through a number of programs, each of which is described briefly on this page. Click on the links for more detailed information.

Faculty Development Fellowship

A nationally recognized part-time program for early career academic family physicians that prepares them to be leaders at a critical time in the development of our healthcare system.

Career Development Fellowship

A highly flexible full-time program for family physicians. Fellowships are one to three years, with an educational program and experience tailored to individual clinical and career objectives

Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

This fellowship prepares the primary care physician for the role of a sports team physician or physician that specializes in sports medicine.

NRSA Primary Care Research Fellowship

A widely recognized fellowship that provides extensive research training to primary care physicians—family physicians, general internists and general pediatricians—who are preparing for research-focused academic careers.

Preventive Medicine Residency

An ACGME-approved residency open to physicians who have already completed residencies in other disciplines—thus, it serves as a fellowship—who seek additional skills in the fields of public health and preventive medicine.

 UNC Global Health Education Fellowship in Nicaragua

A two year fellowship opportunity working to improve primary care education and assist with Family Medicine curriculum development at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, León.