How Do We Apply?

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The 2021 application period for PHAP host sites will be open from December 15, 2020February 16, 2021. Please continue to check back for updates. PHAP will be hosting technical assistance webinars for organizations interesting in applying to host an associate. View upcoming webinars.

PHAP accepts host site applications through the Electronic Fellowship Management Systemexternal icon (eFMS) v2.0 during the application period only. All applicants must “Sign Up” to register as a new user. Please submit an eFMS HelpDesk ticket hereexternal icon for changes to the information provided by your associate. Please do not use previous links for eFMS v1.0 as those submissions will not be considered. For those who submitted an application in prior years, please contact PHAP@cdc.gov for access to that host site application.

Once a host site has been selected, PHAP provides a copy of the Host Site Agreement to Detail via email. A signed copy of this document must be returned to PHAP prior to the associate’s start date.

2021 Timeline
Please note: the dates below provide an example timeline and are subject to change.

Dates Information
December 2020–February 2021 The host site application period will open on December 15, 2020 and close on February 16, 2021. Applicants may be contacted for additional information throughout the host site application review process. Guidelines for the components of an application package will be made available. Brief training on the eFMS system will be made available on December 9, 2020.
February–March Applicants may be contacted for additional information throughout the host site application review process.
JuneJuly Candidates are chosen and matched with host site assignments.
August PHAP notifies host sites and associates about their matches.
Mid-October Associates begin their host site assignments.
November Associates attend PHAP Orientation at CDC Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
Page last reviewed: November 3, 2020