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Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP)

Eligibility Requirements

To apply for the PHIFP, you must:

  • Meet the requirements
    • Educational
    • Public health experience
    • Informatics experience
    • Research experience
  • Be willing to commit to a 2-year full-time program
  • Be willing to relocate depending on assignment

 

Educational Requirements

A doctoral (e.g., PhD, MD, PharmD) or masters level degree is required. Qualifying degree must be from an accredited academic institution in one of the following fields:

  • Public health, medicine, veterinary medicine, health care, health services research
  • Computer science, information science, information systems
  • Statistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Public health informatics or related discipline

 

Informatics Experience

Documented 1-year experience for doctoral level candidates and 3-year experience for masters level candidates is required in one of the following fields:

  • Public health informatics
  • Health or clinical informatics or related field
  • Information systems
  • Information science
  • Computer science
  • Information technology

 

Public Health Experience

Documented 1-year experience for doctoral level candidates and 3-year experience for masters level candidates is required in one of the following areas:

  • Public health
  • Related health care profession (e.g., medicine, nursing)

 

Research Requirements

Documented experience in performing research or evaluation during or after academic training is required. This includes publications, thesis, poster presentation, or a research or evaluation proposal.

 

Relocation

Relocation  is required to one of these locations:

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

 

Citizenship

U.S. citizenship is not required. Non-U.S. citizens may apply, but must meet the visa and immigration requirements.

 

 
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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