Post-Residency Opportunities

The UNC Preventive Medicine Residency

This residency program provides two years of training after one or more years of clinical residency.  The 2 years consist of course work leading to the MPH degree or its equivalent and a supervised set of experiences in preventive medicine and public health.  While some of these rotations will take place domestically, the resident may focus on global health during the MPH degree and pursue clinical or research rotations abroad in the second year.  More information on this residency.

Yale and Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program

This established program offers rotations sites in South Africa, Uganda, Liberia, Indonesia and Rwanda. Selected residents may receive funding or participate without funding from the J&J Scholars program but still receive all other benefits.

Read more about this program and the rotation sites here.


Burroughs Wellcome Fund/ American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

This fellowship provides funding for individuals to conduct research in tropical infectious diseases (and, on occasion, other clinical conditions unique to tropical medicine). It is designed to stimulate or sustain interest in research in tropical infectious diseases by individuals who are planning academic or other career paths ultimately focused on clinical research relevant to tropical or developing areas of the world.

Click to view the Application Guidelines.


Global Women’s Health Fellowship               

This unique opportunity provides early career training for obstetrician-gynecologists (OB-GYNs) aspiring to an academic career in global women’s health. The fellowship leverages the strengths of the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine, the Gillings School of Global Public Health, and UNC-affiliated institutions in Zambia and Malawi to provide world-class training in clinical research and service delivery.

Visit this link to read more about this opportunity.  


Global Health and Leadership Program in Emergency Medicine

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill Emergency Medicine, Global Health, and Leadership Program (GHLP) is a 24-month fellowship program offered conjointly by the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Gillings School of Global Public Health.  The UNC Emergency Medicine GHLP is geared toward physicians who have completed an accredited Emergency Medicine residency program and have strong career interests in the development of Emergency Medicine as a specialty in developing countries.

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Samaritan's Purse Post-Residency Program

Samaritan’s Purse offers physicians and dentists a Post-Residency Program, which is coordinated through partner, World Medical Mission. The two-year Post-Residency Program enables Christian physicians and their families to serve overseas immediately following their residency or fellowship. The goal of the Post-Residency Program is to help encourage and prepare young doctors in all specialties to become full-time medical missionaries.

Click here to view the program pamphlet.


Global Pediatric Fellowship

(July 2014)

Boston Children's Hospital is currently accepting applications for July 2015 entry into the Global Pediatric Fellowship. This is a two year training program, in which fellows rotate in 6 month blocks between a field placement in Haiti, Rwanda, or Liberia, and a clinical placement in Boston, Massachusetts. The focus of the fellowship is on skills in global health service delivery, including skills in clinical care, medical education, program development, management, evaluation, quality improvement, and in implementation focused research.

During their field placement, fellows will work in collaboration with Partners In Health (Haiti/Rwanda) or the Academic Collaborative to Support Medical Education in Liberia to provide pediatric training to local clinicians, strengthen existing child health programs, and expand access to pediatric health care. Prior to departing to their field site, fellows attend a 1-week orientation to fieldwork in Haiti through PIH. During their clinical placement in Boston, fellows will combine clinical work in general pediatrics with an extensive global health curriculum aimed at strengthening their core clinical, public health, quality improvement, and teaching skills relevant to global health. Fellows attend the Global Health Delivery Summer Intensive Program at the Harvard School of Public Health, in addition to courses in clinical skills, ultrasound, research, and QI.

Candidates must be board certified/eligible in pediatrics or medicine-pediatrics. For entry into the fellowship on July 1st, 2015, the application deadline is October 10th, 2014.  To download the application, please visit here.


Global Health Service Partnership

(August 2014)

The Global Health Service Partnership is accepting applications from qualified doctors and nurses for Global Health Service Partnership Peace Corps Response Volunteers. This program was launched through SEED Global Health in partnership with the Peace Corps and the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR). The GHSP Volunteers will serve one year assignments as physician trainers and educators at institutions and affiliated health facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Applications for July 2015 deployments are open from May 19 to December 5, 2014.


Global Health Research Fellowship

The mission of the Global Health Research Fellowship is to train general internists for academic careers in global health research.  The three-year fellowship includes field-based research, courses in research methods, and teaching and clinical service at Weill Cornell New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Please read the fellowship brochure for more information.


Partners in Health and Brigham & Women's Hospitalist Program

Partners in Health is seeking excellent physicians in Internal Medicine (or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics) with strong interest in global health and medical education to join their teams in Rwanda, Haiti, and Malawi.  This full-time position provides as opportunity to serve as both a clinician educator at a PIH field site and as an academic hospitalist at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston.  Please read the position description for more information.