Medical, Veterinary, and Other Clinical Degree (MD/DO, DVM/VMD, DDS/DMD, etc.)

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We have a variety of hands-on, full-time fellowship programs for those with clinical degrees. All offer a unique experience in one of many public health fields.
Topic Description Open To Length/Salary Application Period
Epidemiology Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) EIS officers serve on the front lines of public health protecting Americans and the global community as “boots on the ground” epidemiologists. CDC’s EIS officers respond to outbreaks of diseases and urgent public health threats by identifying the cause, rapidly implementing control measures, and collecting evidence to recommend how to prevent similar events in the future. Physicians, veterinarians, doctoral-level scientists, and allied healthcare professionals. 2 Years, paid March to May
Laboratory Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency Program (LAMRP)external icon Comprehensive training in laboratory animal medicine. Veterinary degree (DVM) 4 Years, paid October to December
Medical Toxicology *Emory/CDC Medical Toxicology Fellowship Hands-on training in public health, environmental health, and epidemiology, as well as clinical toxicology education. Fellows participate in international and domestic chemical-associated outbreak and public health investigations. Medical graduates who have or are able to obtain a medical license to practice in the US 2 Years, paid July to October
General Interest ORISE CDC Research Opportunitiesexternal icon
Education experience to create expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health.
Undergraduates;graduate; post-master’s; doctoral; postdoctoral Varies, paid Varies
Preventive Medicine Preventive Medicine Fellowship (PMR/F)
Fellows promote leadership, integrating knowledge and skills of medicine and other clinical professions with population health.
Physicians who do not meet eligibility criteria for PMR and veterinarians or nurses with a Masters in Public Health or equivalent degree 1 Year or 2 Years, paid July
Dental Public Health CDC Dental Public Health Residency Program This formal training program produces skilled specialists in dental public health who can work collaboratively with their public health and dental colleagues to achieve improved oral health for populations. Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry and a Master of Public Health 2 Years, paid August to September
Management/
Leadership
Population Health Training in Place Program
Designed to strengthen the population health competencies of the public health workforce in the areas of program management and evaluation, policy development and analysis, and community health
Physicians and doctoral-level full time staff at CDC and other institutions 1 Year Mid-January to Late-February
To apply, send an email to ph-tipp@cdc.gov
Research Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in HIV Prevention for Communities of Color Mission is to recruit, mentor, and train investigators to conduct domestic HIV and AIDS prevention research in communities of color. Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to design, conduct, and evaluate scientifically sound, culturally appropriate, HIV and AIDS prevention research activities in communities of color. Doctoral-level researchers, i.e., PhD, ScD, DrPH in behavioral sciences, social sciences, epidemiology, public health, or MD/MPH 2 Years, paid September to October
Preventive Medicine Preventive Medicine Residency (PMR/F) Fellows promote leadership, integrating knowledge and skills of medicine and other clinical professions with population health. Physicians who meet criteria for 24-months of training with PMR 1 or 2 Years, paid July

*Denotes fellowships offered in partnership with CDC

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