Global Health Fellowship

The Division of Community and Global Health Equity in the Department of Internal Medicine is offering a one-year post-graduate fellowship. This fellowship is open to any individual who has completed a residency in Internal Medicine and who is searching for an opportunity to learn and contribute to the growing field of global health.

The Rush Global Health Fellowship, or RGHF, is a one-year fellowship with the following goals:

  • Develop fellows to become life-long leaders and advocates in promoting health equity locally and globally

  • Provide opportunities for service and learning in the areas of communicable and non-communicable diseases, social medicine and systems of health care delivery in under-resourced populations

  • Prepare the fellow for a career in global health and academic hospitalist medicine

Components

  • Six months of service in Haiti or the Dominican Republic, based on country stability and need
  • Six months of hospitalist service at RUMC
  • This includes one month of vacation time
  • Participation in a project with a presentation at a local or regional meeting
      • Projects currently in progress include a community survey of a post-earthquake resettlement community in Haiti, and an early cervical cancer detection and treatment program

Salary and Benefits 

  • The fellow will be compensated at a PGY4 level or higher and is eligible for all Rush benefits offered to attending staff

How to Apply

  • To be considered for the program, please complete the Global Health Fellowship Application.
  • The deadline to apply is December 31, 2020.
  • Applications will be reviewed and candidates interviewed on a rolling basis.

Contact Information for Questions

 

 
Stephanie Crane, MD
Chief, Division of Community and Global Health Equity
Co-Fellowship Director

Amanda Bradke, MD
Co-Fellowship Director