Fellows will be selected based on prior commitment in the area of health equity and demonstrated leadership potential. The program will build and support a linked group of global, multidisciplinary leaders equipped with the technical knowledge, skills, and network to advance health equity in their organizations and communities. The program will select 10 U.S. and 10 international fellows per year.Important Dates
Application Process Opens: June 3, 2019
Application Deadline: August 1, 2019
Interview Notification: September 2019
Acceptance Notification: October 2019
Who should apply?
The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity program is designed to bring together the many diverse industries and professions that influence health and well-being including but not limited to: art, law, business, academia, government, journalism, social enterprise, research, media, housing, and health care delivery.
Want to become global leaders, understand the foundations of health inequity, and build the knowledge, skills, and courage to create more equitable organizations and communities.
Are early to mid-career
Are currently engaged in health-related work
Are currently in leadership or a position that has potential for leadership
Strength of statement of interest, including past accomplishments that demonstrate a strong commitment to health equity
Quality of proposed project
Strength of recommendation
Letter of Support from employer
Result of interview(s)
Selected fellows will need to:
Attend 4 in-person convenings throughout the year = 5 week time commitment
Participate in the online curriculum that includes: 1) biweekly online classes, 2) individualized coaching, 3) peer mentoring, and 4) team-based learning = 12-16 hours per month
Be proficient in the English language
Please note that all educational experiences and travel expenses related to participation in the fellowship will be covered by the program.
NOTE: Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity program recognizes that some communities and leaders may face the threat of discrimination when advocating for equitable treatment. If you believe you are facing extenuating circumstances that prohibit you from completing certain elements of the application please contact us directly regarding your concerns and potential accommodation. Your description of extenuating personal circumstances should address why you are unable to submit certain elements of the application. Please note that these types of situations are rare and any such requests should be placed well before the application deadline.
If you believe this applies to your circumstances please contact us directly at https://healthequity.atlanticfellows.org/contact