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Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP)

Application Information

To apply, submit an online application and mail all supporting documents in one package. Supporting documents include:

 

Application Timeline

July 7, 2014

Application period opens

November 7, 2014 Application period closes (11:59 p.m., ET)
November 14, 2014 Supporting documents must be postmarked by this date
January 2015 Selected candidates invited to interview
March and April 2015

Interviews conducted at CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, or via telephone. Applicants interviewed in person are responsible for their travel expenses.

Candidates notified of acceptance into the program.
June 2015 Fellowship starts. Assignments are in one of these locations:

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Washington, DC
  • Fort Collins or Denver, Colorado
  • Hyattsville, Maryland
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Application Process

Apply between July 7 and November 7, 2014. Mail supporting documents to the PHIFP office.

Apply Online

 

Supporting Documents

Mail supporting documents in one package.

Letters of Recommendation

  • Three signed letters of recommendation are required
  • One letter must be from a faculty member or supervisor
  • Provide them with a copy of the Instructions for Letter of Recommendation  (2 pages)
  • All letters must be submitted in English
  • Each letter of recommendation must be submitted in a sealed envelope
  • Letters must be specific to your PHIFP application and dated within 6 months of the application

Transcripts

  • You must provide official transcripts for all degrees you have earned
  • If transcripts are not issued by a U.S. institution, other proof of degree completion must be submitted
  • Transcripts and proof of degree completion must be translated into English
  • Each transcript must be submitted in a sealed envelope (as part of your supporting documents packet) from the institution
  • High school transcripts are not required

 

Submit Supporting Documents

  • We do not accept faxes, e-mails, or PDF documents
  • Mail all supporting documents in one package to:
    PHIFP
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Rd., NE
    Mailstop E-92
    Atlanta, GA 30333 USA

 

Application Deadlines

November 7: Deadline for submitting the online application (11:59 p.m., ET)

November 14: All supporting documents must be postmarked by this date

 

 
Contact Us:
  • Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Rd
    Mailstop E-92
    Atlanta, GA 30333
  • 404 498-6219
    TTY: (888) 232-6348
  • phifp@cdc.gov
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