Post-Residency Opportunities

Yale and Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program

This established program offers rotations sites in South Africa, Uganda, Liberia and Indonesia. 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

(September 2012)

Global Health Service Corps (GHSC) are accepting applications from qualified doctors and nurses for the Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP), a program in partnership with the Peace Corps. The GHSP Volunteers will serve one year assignments as faculty members of medical and nursing schools. The program will launch in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda in 2013.

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Partners In Health: Women's Health Clinical Advisor

(July 2014)

Partners In Health is hiring for a Women’s Health Clinical Advisor position in Rwanda starting July 2014. We are seeking ob/gyns, family practitioners or certified nurse midwives to provide clinical mentorship in women’s health care to providers at the rural district hospitals and health centers with which PIH works in Rwanda, as well as to be involved in broader initiatives of the PIH Women’s Health Program.

For more information and to apply click here.

Or for questions please contact: 

Lydia Pace, MD MPH

Partners In Health: Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics Clinical Advisor

(December 2013)

Partners In Health is currently seeking excellent internal medicine or internal medicine/pediatrics physicians to join their team in Rwanda or Haiti as Clinical Advisors. This would be a two-year commitment with eight months per year spent in the field, three months spent on clinical service in Boston, and one month of vacation. Board-eligible graduating senior residents are welcome to apply.

As a Clinical Advisor, you would work primarily as a clinician on the inpatient, ambulatory, and emergency services. You may also have the opportunity to be involved in a number of different activities, including: serving as a clinical educator for medical students, general physicians, and/or residents; supervising rotating Brigham and Women’s Hospital medicine residents in the Howard and Doris Hiatt Global Health Equity program; participating in quality improvement initiatives; and helping to develop innovative health delivery programs to strengthen the management of acute and chronic infectious and non-communicable diseases, particularly oncology.

Visit this link to read more about this opportunity.